Search Images Maps Play YouTube Gmail Drive Calendar More »
Sign in
Books Books 21 - 30 of 99 on SIR, I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers....
" 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
Full view - About this book

Library of American History: Containing Biographical Sketches, of Washington ...

United States - 1855 - 640 pages
...wrote the following note to General Washington • — York, 17th October, 1781. STR : — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours,...posts of York and Gloucester. I have the honour to be, <tc. CORNWALLIS. After some further preliminary correspondence, the commissioners accordingly met at...
Full view - About this book

THE WRITTINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON ; BEING HIS CORRESPONDENCES, ADDRESSES ...

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...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,...
Full view - About this book

Polyglot reader and guide for translation, consisting of a series of English ...

Jean Roemer - 1857
...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...
Full view - About this book

Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1857
...hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers might be appointed by each side to meet and settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. Washington felt unwilling to grant such delay, when reinforcements might be on the way for Cornwallis...
Full view - About this book

life of george washington

washington irving - 1857
...hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers might be appointed by each side to meet and settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. Washington felt unwilling to grant such delay, when reinforcements might be on the way for Cornwallis...
Full view - About this book

The works of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1859
...hostilities for twenty-four hours, and that two officers might be appointed by each side to meet ar1d settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. The armistice was prolonged. Commissioners met—the discount de Noailles and Lieutenant-Colonel Laurens...
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States

Henry Lee, Robert Edward Lee - Southern States - 1869 - 620 pages
...CORRESPONDENCE. K u:I. CORNWALUS TO GENERAL WASHINGTON. YORK, VIRGINIA, October 17,1781. SIR, — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours ;...the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. CORNWALLIS, GENERAL WASHINGTON TO EARL CORNWALLIS. CAMP BEFORE YORK, October 17, 1781. MY LORD, —...
Full view - About this book

Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 pages
...hostilities for twenty-four hours ; and that two officers should be appointed by each side to meet and settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester." M The preliminaries took two days to arrange ; and on the 1 9th the English army, under Lord Cornwallis,...
Full view - About this book

History of the American Revolution: The Student's Life of Washington ...

Washington Irving - 1876 - 714 pages
...hostilities for twenty-lour hours, and that two officers might be appointed by each side to meet and settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester. Washington felt unwilling to grant such delay, when reinforcements might be on the way for Cornwallis...
Full view - About this book

Blackie's comprehensive school series, Part 2

Blackie and son, ltd - 1879
...hostilities for twenty-four 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,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF