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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com

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War of 1812: Washington's darkest day


The day began like so many days in Washington, with a painfully long meeting marked by confusion, misinformation and indecision. But on this day, the British were coming.

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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
Thomas Billington
Tailor and Habit Maker

begs leave to inform his friends and the public in general that he hath removed from Chestnut St. to No. 87 South Second Street, nearly opposite the City-Tavern , where he continues to execute all orders in his line of business with punctuality and dispatch, and on the most reasonable terms.has just opened the Shop next to Mr. Richard Olney's Tavern, Southward -- where he has for Sale, very cheap, a general assortment of Men's, Women's and Children's SHOES, also a variety of other articles.

Philadelphia, April 14, 1792


To Be Sold

The time of a strong healthy negro woman, 23 years of age, can cook, wash and iron, and also all kinds of house-work very well. Enquire at the Printing Office of the American Daily Advertiser

Philadelphia, April 16, 1792


Lacaze and Mallet,
At their store in Water-street between Arch and Race-streets Have for Sale, an Elegant ASSORTMENT OF DRY GOODS, Lately Imported in the last vessels from France. Also, Good English Musquets.

Philadelphia, March 11, 1783