T H E
October 3, 777
O R TH-
: " 4
With the lateft; AD VICES, Foreign and Domestic.
SEMPER PRO LIBERT ATE, ET BONO PUBLICO.
Printcr cfjfc YiLXsrLVAKiA Packet,
FREELY acknowledge I have long been an advocate for
t iv .i-m-.n, ' rrh. aA? nf rrneltv imputed to them,
fuch as the maffacreing of General Mercer, Capt. Fleem-
ilruaions continue. " If you can bring more for the uie ot the
" army it will be fo much the better, ; Your parties are like
" wife to bring in waggoni and other convenient carriages,
with as many draught-oxen as will be necefTary t6 draw them,
j H.ifitor " I Sn that under! the twode--
"d f7Je" "?"ed wSheHn- ttk.P,em dr..l., cjuij3ffifr- tt. for flh. ,;
den rage mhuhu.u;. vw - r j . , , ifpp t cran rhilch cows are excepted, wnicn are to dc ieic jor
fence, of brLlity and
S rhllSuS h;X fw indeed, by prcvioafly ordering the lavages to be detach-
fo fully unfold the genius and defigns of at leaft the g overn ng f t fa . fo i what is takin from them. " The
powers of Britain, tSat I muft give them up and yield myfelf a I .
convert to the caufe of America , -nnIn f h:s Dro. Firft, I John Burgoyne folemnly pledge my faith as Lieute-
T5.. ..nnmeration ot his titles in tne ocgiuuiug w. - - . - - ... r
mir in America. Colonel
cbmatTon (which has been attrib n6t without Ibme co 1
b0tednbtw.tnoat lome co.our ... , " "n. ;m ' r draaoons. Governor of Fort
.0 Afutic pompoGjy and Vj ! SNorll BrWoJrSne of Vne repreftntativeof the
iaivu 1 1 w r 1 j l: -c rlaimincr credit vviaidm iu , - ... , , -
r,y -rfrpm Nabobs I confidered him as claiming vun j . . -i ,nj rnmmandintr an-armv and
,J PlcdginE M:S" " A- -pJedon an edition fr-Canada,- at
in, not only as F; A " -II m1 Colonel of the the domeftit, the jndultnous, tne innrm aim cvfu
f 1 fk , Mnpftv'i armies, anuia voionti ui liic TJ , r .ri. roniiin
title or oeneri j-v - 7-- - rnref-ntatlve - ,c inhabitants
Queen', regiment, bnt a.lo a, a cml o0, and . d
ofthe people ot Ureat-Br.tatn. p " mons; t0 Col.
Fort William, and one ot .tne p f -V" ,r fti-hi lndiknS and I
off'-?"!-!"!lS'S;. of hi, trv;i when'they
arm eV- I pled-c to yc the faith of the army, of which I am
bn-Colonel of the Queen's regiment of light dra
ins . and as Governor of Fort William,- 1 pledge to you
goons , anaai , . n. , ini j his Ma ellv ; naVr
the faun ot all wno r.J.JA ItX! nmffireat
farther as one ot te reprcieniaiivci ui wr - - -
Xartncr, as r , , . . r p. -m-nt and of the
IUW jUIUU. " 7 - : 1.
A rrnuiHpri hev. remain.
1 am ucaiiuua w jjiuv j-. : j-- v
their' houfes," &c. Second, Private inftrachons
Baum, by the lame John tfurgoyne. j ictaca mc
ght infantry from MancheOer through the coun
y have glutted their fury on the domeftic, the in-
duftNods, the Infirm and the timid, who have imprudently ltaia
in their habitations agreeable tb my proclamation, and you have
received intelligence " that no enemy is;in force on the Con-;
neaicut riverii then proceed io Rockingham, andifrom thence
:detach the Indians through the country to lcaip, mauacre ana
1 nira, uring vu ai iuc uuvu,
n vc reo-alar receiots in the' form
iv Vi rrf anv of the above mentioned
1 perfons as have remained in their ba
nts are to be given to men as are
v tia ttoz luncr iuti..
fnrfK,tQ be fecreted or d
Indmrranccs I did not tlate even f. mch as ,o n pe a, m.. AeiUrilbner, is to be fole judge. If
ny unreneroas advantage woaia o "'"' V 7" . ,his is a difpiay of the juftice and mercy ot me rging, j imn
were unable.' or of the timid" who d,d not dare , to pven h ,. gj e JAmeritan to abje the tyrant and prc
their came iru-. fn , th f " aftonim- vide tor his own larery, wmc.w " , ,
wara aetermincu w uu, -7 -- - . , .
L Lr-::.,rA r-rthnfrv for the inaive oart 1 nave '
. , r, n
, n n d e thca ot my auoniin
lrfivca.-inOulu lucii -f t j o . v 1 r
ment when I found, in his Inftruaions to Lieut, Col Baum
merit, wiicu . n 1 JoK V TnJj.nit anrl
orders to takepoft at Mancneiter anu u -'."a
3$ to the northward, towara ViTI
lioht troops to rne nortuwu, - ---- - - , uu
iigut mo .nrWn-h the Indians and light
when he reacnea ivocuiugn" tw-.- - - - , w
w iIC 1 . . ,1 T .Viie rrrf which the Kme, tbear-
troops up tne river. -" r , "frrf :
'wr . . .. .,- . :j D..i;.mnr n ( nmmens ot threat-
Ba,y:Ve ' f"" eTr: ,0; the c, the indu-
ISrita.n pjvcui , uk. ,r-. Km :rnna them
flriou., the infirm and tne t.mm, ?, r . .
the f"S '"S ftTlip d crTy mafiacrc the the venerable
to avoid men in triu, a r , .. r .v,
But the ungenerous advan age ; m. - - ,
credulity of the-dprnesic, tne i au.u,u-., ...w . . . -
en the timid" who fltould be we enou w c
.rw c , dcrire to protect them" provmcu.iuc -
tion Oi sa acirc 10 iuv x r-..v,r snMrent from
r . xt r o M . ir.
, i W ill J- . v v j-,. ( .
t r. -J c r r'onipn's notice of an intended mo-
, a 1. j ... u.. t nviof-riatn ail the avenues to
tion to oe, maae mis uay 7"; 17 r v
the Houfe of feers were crowded very early. A little after three
i. -... 11 . ' a.' .i TJr.- kb xt- onrl nan ft
. l w u oirun ramp rr nic iiuuic . avfc
I arms, and to fall upon and cruelly maiiacre me ne. ,T w.K W Whs olaceV he endea-
77T:i. Infirm nd the timid, Without even fpanna tne were wrapp . . . cfa - t
for it is cruel, ana woe uc wu t.iw - - Ending- and ! uncovered, tiis x.orainiP v-n, ""f"
faith or promifes. , trt taten ofthe c,fy t0o up near in hour in the delivery, was to the. following pur
port: . !.!;; -,- f if.-.-;. ; . U b:,-
j THfi affairs of this country are in fuch a precarious and
f . . . rt . :l..t ...itKniir failino- in mv duty, dercr
knddid not remove their ftock, ; f Emitting my fen ient. 'he judgment o"
the fame! inflrnaions. " lottg ' ..V ZSi,. hring Houfe. In humble .pttOTt.h"::K..?ir
WtrofUoo. re. " ande7w eomt ceived a,; pripoftd :only to mamtam f"
. oT FvVaV bat-hor. to T Z TO&C
ls many iadaies as caa 7;. r(rW 0f every partbf the tfntiin rmpirc 'f
l about to maice, my -uurus, w 7
-r.-Mw. rn the aeal. to the fincerc views
nnwer. ana 11 ie uc uunvn- -w " ?- .
! ' I