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" SIR, . I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each side, to meet at Mr. Moore's house, to settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. "
A History of the Campaigns of the British Forces in Spain and Portugal ... - Page 275
1812
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1805
...hours, that commissioners might meet at Moores house, which was just in the rear of the first parallel, to settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. To this letter the American general immediately returned an answer declaring his " ardent desire to...
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Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States

Henry Lee - Southern States - 1827 - 466 pages
...1781. SIR : I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours J and that two officers may be appointed by each side, to meet at Mr. Moore's house, to settle terms for the surrender of Uie potts of York and Gloucester CORNWALLIS. General Washington to earl Cornwallis. Camp before York,...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1835
...1781. SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each side, to meet at Mr. Moore's house,...surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. I have the honor to be, &c. CORNWALLIS. GENERAL WASHINGTON TO EARL CORNWALLIS. Camp, before York, 17 October,...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1835
...1781. SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each side, to meet at Mr. Moore's house,...surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. I have the honor to be, &c. CORNWALLIS. GENERAL WASHINGTON TO EARL CORNWALLIS. Camp, before York, 17 October,...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 26

Robert Walsh, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1835
..." Sin, — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twentyfour hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each side to meet at Mr. Moore's house, to settle terms for the surrender of the posts at York and Gloucester." General Washington's reply was very characteristic of the man — gentlemanlike,...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 3

1836
...1781. Sm : — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each side, to meet at Mr. Moore's house,...Gloucester. I have the honour to be, &c. CORNWALLIS. After some further preliminary correspondence, the commissioners accordingly met at Mr. Moore's house,...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American ..., Volume 1

John Marshall - Presidents - 1836
...hours, that commissioners might meet at Moore's house, which was just in the rear of the first parallel, to settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. To this letter General Washington returned an immediate answer declaring his " ardent desire to spare...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1838
...1781. SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each side, to meet at Mr. Moore's house,...surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. I have the honor to be, &.c. CORNWALLIS. GENERAL WASHINGTON TO EARL CORNWALLIS. Camp, before York, 17 October,...
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The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence ..., Volume 8

George Washington, Jared Sparks - United States - 1839
...1781. SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each side, to meet at Mr. Moore's house,...surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. I have the honor to be, &c. CORNWALLIS. GENERAL WASHINGTON TO EARL CORNWALLIS. Camp, before York, 17 October,...
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The Cabinet History of England: Being an Abridgment, by the ..., Volumes 19-20

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1846
...hostilities for twentyfour hours, in order that commissioners might meet in the rear of the first parallel to settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. On the 1 8th Washington dictated the terms of capitulation. By those articles the army, artillery,...
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