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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. "
Correspondence of Charles, First Marquis Cornwallis - Page 523
by Charles Cornwallis Marquis Cornwallis - 1859
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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
...CAPITULATION AT TORKTOWN. EARL CORNWALLIS TO QENERAL WASHINGTON. York, 17 October, 1781. SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours,...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
...CAPITULATION AT YORKTOWN. EARL CORNWALLIS TO GENERAL WASHINGTON. York, 17 October, 1781. SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours,...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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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...CAPITULATION AT TORKTOWN. EARL CORNWALLIS TO GENERAL WASHINGTON. York, 17 October, 1781. SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours,...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, an abridgment of the chapters entitled ...

Charles MacFarlane, George Lillie Craik - 1851
...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 18th Washington dictated the terms of capitulation. By those articles the army, artillery, moneychest,...
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The cabinet history of England, civil, military and ..., Volume 10

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1851
...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 18th Washington dictated the terms of capitulation. By those articles the army, artillery, moneychest,...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

William Maxwell - Virginia - 1852
...wrote to General Washington a despatch, of which the following is a copy : — " SIR, — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twentyfour hours, and...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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the virginia historical register, and literary companion.

william maxwell - 1852
...wrote to General Washington a despatch, of which the following is a copy : — " SIR, — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twentyfour hours, and...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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the virginia historical register, and literary companion.

william maxwell - 1852
...wrote to General Washington a despatch, of which the following is a copy : — " SIR, — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twentyfour hours, and...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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