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appraise
used in 1776

9 uses
  • Finding that Greene and Israel Putnam had been rowed across the river to meet with Magaw and appraise the situation, Washington followed in a small boat.
    p. 240.2
  • HERE WE AR EAT LOGGERHEADS," wrote the youthful brigadier general from Rhode Island, appraising the scene at Boston in the last days of October 1775.
    p. 20.2
  • As commander of the "Army of Observation," encamped at the American citadel on Prospect Hill, he tried to take in everything, to observe and appraise the situation as realistically as possible.
    p. 24.2
  • Appraising the situation, the royal governor of New Hampshire, John Wentworth, hired a schooner to sail with the fleet and packed fifty people on board.
    p. 103.7
  • His purpose, as he reported to Congress, was to appraise the damage done and see what the enemy had left behind.
    p. 106.3
  • APPRAISING THE SITUATION from his new headquarters at No. I Broadway, a magnificent town house just back from the Battery at the southernmost tip of New York, Washington had no illusions about the difficulties to be faced.
    p. 117.5
  • General Lee, after appraising the situation in February, had been extremely dubious.
    p. 118.0
  • Writing to John Hancock earlier, Washington had offered a candid appraisal of Sullivan as "spirited and zealously attached to the Cause," but also a man touched with a "tincture of vanity" and too great a "desire of being popular."
    p. 153.9
  • WASHINGTON RETURNED AGAIN to Brooklyn early the following day, August 26, to confer still again with his commanders and appraise the defenses and deployment of troops.
    p. 161.9

There are no more uses of "appraise" in 1776.

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