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aye auarteis to the remaining hve, ana tnen noop u i. . . . TT - . ' . ,.t,:.u tcr the vtllel out pt wmcn tney were, wuim . retook, an tiisoughf both euW uto the Hook yefter .. day afteftooh: '" " 'vV ' " V ' Capt. W hite of the privateer brig Spitfire, arrived here from Otbr - ia; iftforinii W, kbit fifteen handred'F the royai armjH under tlie1 command of .col. Maitland, crtffetf the HW Savannah, on the evening of the twny tv - feventh ult. .to Purifcu'rgh, ; on tKe Carolina fule, ', ! W'hcre they lurprized the rbet gen. Lincpjn with two thoufand congreli' troops', 'killed about one hundred and 'fifty, took about three hand red prifbner and obliged the remainder to run, man of them almoft na ' ' ked, - info the woods. Capt. White has taken fix Vila - ' able prizes during his cruife,' 6ne of them, on the nttn ofTeb. - namid the tt, Maria;' a fine lhip richly; laden wfh - 'ahd 'tahhecal He alio inform US, tliat ' ' capt. Slow, irt ah aimed .boat 'from St. AugUltine, on - the twenty - fiitlt - utt. captured a brig from Calais to Cliarleftown, laden' w;th fait and dry goods, the mafter "tof which favi . that Di - evibufc to hit dcDarture a packtt l oat arriveii from England, which brought accounts of. . . , y.r, , To.tht hoh. he preuaeni or congreis. , ...P. f, I rn pttyr.certa. 1 tha. mi W W , , commanded by gfcnerarMatthew and, the fleet by Sir ; Georee .Collier. : ' ,,. ' S" I R,' '. " - :: WUliaJburgi Majtl 1779." I received the letter which accompan'ies this, yelter - r day,' from South - Carolina by expreft ; and by defireof lieut. gov. Bee, tranfmit it ta you f0 - the perufal 'of tongrefs. With great regard, I'have the lidnoutO'be; Sir your excellency', moft ooedienr femnt, v"". ' ... :: - . P. HEKRy. Hi.t excellency the prefident of CongreA. ;! ,; .'. T Cbarltftivn, Soiub' - CwtifinaMa j, 1779. ' " S I A " 'y - ,:: V' - ...; - ' ' ' The enemy having crofTed .froni Georgia, into ,th s ftate, ai,d by a rapid movement got; between geq. Linv toln and . phadejt.pwn, are bending their whole forcij this way j they were this morning" wit hio 68 miles ot us and are purfuing gen. Mouitrie, who with about 1 joo men is retreating befre tliem. - Gov. Rutledge, with 1 . ' A J J. J 1 11 ir . 1 R .i 'LtV!l ""If "5 ?r.e"Ve!nn1 m'' wUh the' 1& G'n. Lincoln intended coming op tfceic rear, ' their embarkation was to take place with the J: f . Hrtim. tT. - .. voprlifH.n - fliat tli Frrnrh court reoroDattiO - T ... - - - - - the Spaniards for remaining fupi tie fpeclafors while the navy - ' of : "Gteat - Bntairi aie 'ruining the commerce of rfance. W I L L I A M S B U. R G, JWijy ta. .By adficet which his excellency the governor ha. received from the Illinois, welearn, that Mr. Hamilton ' the governor of Detroit came: down this Jjring with a pany jif regulars, Canadians and favages, and retpok the poift of bt. Vincent, on the Wawbalh, garril'orted by a fmnll. detachment .from the 1 Illinois that the br.ivetol. Clarke, - confideiing ; hiinfe f as reduced by ' this event, to tiie alternative of hat Tiling every thing on one delperate eflbrt, or ot abandoning our weftern aequifitiont, determined to m rc)v with his whole force In this fituation 1 thought it'hiv duty once more to recjuelt the aid of otir brethren or Virginia; No time is ; to be loft. - Indeed J tear any' afliftance will come lull , late. Iam, with great fftetfn, your excellency's moft obedient hcmble feryaht, TfcO. BEEi ' Col. John 1 aurens received a Slight wound in the arm, in. a fltirimih with the enemy's advanced party yefter - day, and his horfe was alfo (hot. . He is in a good way. Pray let his father know this, a I Lave not tune to write to him. . 'His excellency Patrick Kenry. ffqj w . Governor of Virginia. . . . 1 Bj order ef tongrefs, . ChARLl x riOMSON, fecr. , ANNA p o L I S, ' June . .

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  1. The Maryland Gazette,
  2. 04 Jun 1779, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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