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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Asgill, Sir Charles, 1762-1823 (search)
a New Jersey loyalist, who took them in a sloop to the British guard-ship at Sandy Hook. There Huddy was falsely charged with being concerned in the death of Philip White. a desperate Tory. who was killed Capt, Charles Asgill. White, a desperate Tory, who was killed while trying to escape from his guard. While a prisoner, HWhite, a desperate Tory, who was killed while trying to escape from his guard. While a prisoner, Huddy was taken by Lippincott to a point at the foot of the Navesink Hills, near the present light-houses. and there hanged. Lippincott affixed a label to the breast of the murdered Huddy, on which retaliation was threatened, and ending with the words, Up goes Huddy for Philip White! This murder created intense excitement at FrPhilip White! This murder created intense excitement at Freehold, N. J., where Huddy was buried, and the leading citizens petitioned Washington to retaliate. A council of his officers decided in favor of retaliation, and that Lippincott, the leader, ought to suffer. He was demanded of Sir henry Clinton. Congress authorized retaliation, and from among several British officers, prisoner
The Daily Dispatch: March 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], Report of the Senate committee on President Davis's late message. (search)
Mayor's Court. --Below we append Saturday's proceedings: Katy, slave of T. C. Lipscomb, charged with stealing two hundred dollars in Confederate States notes from Mary Burke, was ordered to be whipped. A slave of Philip White, named Randall, was up before. His Honor on the charge of threatening to assault and beat Robert Smith, a free negro. The testimony proved the guilt of the accused, and he was ordered to be whipped. John Kloss, white, was charged with shooting at, with intent to kill, another white man, named A. E. Jones; but, owing to the absence of witnesses, the case was continued till Monday, and the accused, in the meantime, held to bail in the sum of five hundred dollars. Jim, slave of W. B. Green, charged with stealing bacon, the property of William D. Gibson, was discharged, owing to the insufficiency of the evidence elicited on the occasion. The continued case of Martha Green, free negro, charged with stealing two bales of cotton yarn from