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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 Yorktown Campaign and the Surrender of Cornwallis, 1781

Henry Phelps Johnston - Southern States - 1881 - 206 pages
...CORNWALLIS'S LETTER TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, DATED YORK, IN VIRGINIA, OCTOBER 17iH, 1781. SIR, — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours,...settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Glocester. I have the honor to be, &c. CORNWALLIS. COPT or GENERAL WASHINGTON'S LETTER TO EARL CORNWALLIS,...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 15

Pennsylvania - 1891
...hours, that Commissioners might meet at the house of a Mr. Moore (in the rear of our first parallel) to settle terms for the Surrender of the Posts of York and Gloucester." — Washington's Journal. " October 18th. — The Commissioners met accordingly ; but the business...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 15

Pennsylvania - 1891
...hours, that Commissioners might meet at the house of a Mr. Moore (in the rear of our first parallel) to settle terms for the Surrender of the Posts of York and Gloucester." — Washington's Journal. " October 18th. — The Commissioners met accordingly ; but the business...
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Itinerary of General Washington from June 15, 1775, to December 23, 1783

William Spohn Baker - 1892 - 334 pages
...hours, that Commissioners might meet at the house of a Mr. Moore (in the rear of our first parallel) to settle terms for the Surrender of the Posts of York and Gloucester." — Washington's Journal. " October 18th. — The Commissioners met accordingly ; but the business...
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Itinerary of General Washington from June 15, 1775, to December 23, 1783

William Spohn Baker - 1892 - 334 pages
...hours, that Commissioners might meet at the house of a Mr. Moore (in the rear of our first parallel) to settle terms for the Surrender of the Posts of York and Gloucester." — Washington's Journal. "October 18th. — The Commissioners met accordingly; but the business was...
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volumes 21-22

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1893
...which ended in the surrender at Yorktown, his lordship proposed in his letter of October 17, 1771, 'a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours,...the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester.' " In view of this letter and of the fact that Cornwallis declined to attend the ceremony of the surrender...
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The Marquis de La Fayette in the American Revolution: With Some ..., Volume 2

Charlemagne Tower - United States - 1894
...Cornwallis sent the following letter to General Washington on the 17th of October : "Sm, — I propose a cessation of hostilities for twenty-four hours,...the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester." To this General Washington replied at once, — " An ardent desire to spare the further effusion of...
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Appomattox: An Address Delivered Before the Society of the Army and Navy of ...

Charles Marshall - Appomattox Campaign, 1865 - 1894 - 22 pages
...Yorktown, his lordship proposed in his letter of October 17, 1781, "a cessation of hostilities for 24 hours, and that two officers may be appointed by each...the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester," In view of this letter, and of the fact that Cornwallis declined to attend the ceremony of the surrender...
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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All ..., Volume 6

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - Biography - 1895
...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. The armistice was prolonged. Commissioners met, the Viscount de Noailles and Lieutenant -Colonel Laurens...
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George Washington Day by Day

United States - 1895 - 207 pages
...hours, that the commissioners might meet at the house of a Mr. Moore (in the rear of our first parallel) to settle terms for the surrender of the posts of York and Gloucester." Washington's Diary. 1789 President Washington reached New Haven, and remained until Monday morning....
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