The Tories, Or Loyalists, in America: Being Slight Historical Tracings, from the Footprints of Sir John Johnson and His Contemporaries in the Revolution (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Tories, or Loyalists, in America: Being Slight Historical Tracings, From the Footprints of Sir John Johnson and His Contemporaries in the Revolution

The knowledge that Mr. Stone, who has already supplemented his father's valuable service in furnishing interesting details of Struggles between the colonists of France and England, and those of the Revolution on that debatable ground, the northern frontier, in which the romantic Valley of the Mohawk was often a base of British operations, ' was occupied in connection with General de Peyster (an enthusiastic student and commen tator on many of the military events of both continents), in preparing a brochure intended to illustrate the military career of Sir John Johnson, and aiming in a biographical sketch, to remove some of the unanswered obloquy which was piled upon him as the exiled adherent of a lost and unpopular cause, The Life of Sir William Johnson and The Campaigns of General Burgoyne.

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