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illustrated.1884 Excerpt: ... by making a Redoubt, which will
defend the landing on the Neck, between the Neck Guard and the
lines. Received an Account from Captain Handfield, of the taking of
a Sloop from Annapolis with Hay, and carried into Penobscot River.
Three Companies of the 40th. arrived this day, under the Command of
Captain McLean. Monday, July 1jth. Everything very quiet this day,
nor any extraordinary News. Tuesday, July 18th. Everything very
quiet on all sides, our People employed on the Back end, closing
the Battery at the Block House into a Redoubt. Wednesday, July
1gth. The Report of the Rebels erecting a Work on Phips's Farm of
last night, appears to be without foundation, as no traces of one
can be seen this day; in other respects very quiet; five Companies
of 22d., of 45th. and two of the 40th. arrived and landed this day,
which Comprehends the whole Troops expected from Ireland. Thursday,
July 20th. Nothing Extraordinary. A report from the Observation of
a Serjeant or two, of the Enemies being at Work on Forsters Hill,
opposite the Neck, but no Credit given to the Report. Friday, July
21st. Nothing extraordinary. The Rebels remain very quiet, more so
than usual; a Report of the Light house at the entrance of the
harbour being destroyed. Saturday, July 22d. Everything remains
very quiet, the destruction of the Light house confirmed. Some
Sheep arrived and two Bullocks. The Admirals Boats, as usual took
at least half; inquiry made into it, done without the Admirals
orders. A Ship appeared this morning off, but bore away for
Marblehead; not known from whence she came or whom she is. Sunday,
July 2jd. Everything remarkably quiet. Monday, July 24th. Every
thing quiet without; the duty ordered to be taken by such and such
Regiments Light Infantry and Grenadiers 4th., 18th....
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