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The price of loyalty : Tory writings from the Revolutionary era / narrative and editing by Catherine S. Crary ; drawings by Cecile R. Johnson.


New York : McGraw-Hill Book, [1973] .
ISBN 007013460X, 9780070134607

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Subjects American loyalists.
États-Unis -- 1775-1783 (Révolution)
Loyalisten.
Loyalistes américains.
Quelle.
USA -- Revolution.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.
United States.
Series Bicentennial of the American Revolution.
Description 481 pages : facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
©1973
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-468) and index.
Summary The revealing, often quaintly written Tory diaries, letters, and journals which animate this fascinating book provide what is probably the most comprehensive picture of Tory acts and attitudes to date.
Contents pt. 1. Bewilderment, equivocation, and defiance, October 1773-July 4, 1776. The making of some early loyalists -- Committees of Safety : confrontations, threats, and rough handling -- Intimidation and abuse of the Anglican clergy -- Some first expatriates -- part 2. Animosotoes afire, July 1776-December 1782. The Rubicon : independence makes the difference -- Raids, retaliation, and refuge -- Cruelties, imprisonments, and executions -- Loyalists on the New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont frontiers -- The Southern theater -- Loyalists' reactions to the events of the war -- part 3. Casting accounts, December 1782-1800. The onset of peace -- Displaced persons : evacuation, flight, and dispersal -- Expectations soured, hopes fulfilled.
Genre History.
Sources.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)707209
(OCoLC)ocm00707209
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Crary, Catherine S.
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