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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
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Anniversary puts focus on 1814 burning of Washington


It was one of the dark hours in U.S. history. Two hundred years ago this summer, British soldiers overwhelmed American battalions, took the nation"s capital and burned the White House.

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TO BE LET,
And may be entered upon immediately,
A commodious DWELLING-HOUSE, with a number of convenient office-houses, five acres of good inclosed pasture, and two large gardens, situate in Frederick-town on the river Sassafras, Cecil country, Maryland. The place is peculiarly adapted for a person in the mercantile business. there being a rich country all around it and good navigation for vessels of considerable burden to Chesapeake Bay, and only 14 miles land-carriage to navigation on Delaware. For terms, apply to Messieurs Thomas Williams, and Company, Merchants in Annapolis; Gavin Hamilton on the premises or to Hamilton and Leiper, Tobacconists in Second Street, between Market and Arch streets, Philadelphia.

Philadelphia, March 20, 1772


For FREIGHT OR CHARTER

Brig of about 150 tons. Apply to Daniel Sargent, jun., No. 15, Long Wharf where he has for sale, Lemons, Brandy, Cotton, Port Wine, Sugar, Coffee, Pimenta, Salt Petre, Russia Duck, W.I. Rum and a small invoice of FLANNEL.

Cash advanced on Goods consigned for sale.

Boston, October 13, 1790