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chronicle
used in 1776

10 uses
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Definition
a record of events; or the act of creating such a record or telling others of the events
  • The St. James's Chronicle wrote contemptuously of "a foolish, obstinate, and unrelenting King."
    p. 9.7
  • Another, whose letter appeared in the Morning Chronicle and Advertiser, described being "almost lost for want of fresh provisions....
    p. 8.8
  • Have you forgot us ?" asked a British officer in a letter from Boston published in London's Morning Chronicle.
    p. 9.9
  • A stirring summons to renewed devotion to the cause of liberty, as strong and eloquent an appeal to the men in the ranks, "the guardians of America," as had yet been seen in print, appeared in the New England Chronicle, signed simply "A Freeman."
    p. 62.5
  • In the words of a contemporary Loyalist chronicler of the war, "Joshua had a handsome wife.
    p. 75.9
  • As one wrote anonymously in a letter published in London's Morning Chronicle, "Our only fear is that the rebels will not choose to hazard a general action....
    p. 143.1
  • Chroniclers Philip Fithian, Ambrose Serle, and Pastor Ewald Shewkirk called it "a storm like a hurricane,"
    p. 155.4
  • In an effort to explain why the "provincials" would, in their own climate, be so afflicted with "putrid disorders," while his Majesty's troops, who were foreign to the climate, would enjoy near perfect health, the London Chronicle said the difference was the great cleanliness of the regulars.
    p. 167.3
  • The escape from Brooklyn was "a masterpiece," read a report in the New England Chronicle.
    p. 196.5
  • While one writer in the New England Chronicle declared, "Providence favored us," another in the Massachusetts Spy assured his readers that the defeat on Long Island and consequent distress were "loud speaking testimonies of the displeasure and anger of Almighty God against a sinful people."
    p. 196.6

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

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