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

By: Crary, Catherine SMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Bicentennial of the American Revolution: Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Book, [1973]Copyright date: ©1973Description: 481 pages : facsimiles ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 007013460X; 9780070134607Subject(s): American loyalists | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- SourcesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Price of loyalty.; Online version:: Price of loyalty.DDC classification: 973.3/14 LOC classification: E277 | .C72Other classification: NO 2100
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.
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-468) and index.

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.

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.

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