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Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2017 7:28 a.m. PST

I know he was on the run but where exactly?

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2017 8:15 a.m. PST

His letters indicate he was in New York though not precisely what part

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wiki suggests he was in New York city at the Mortier house from June 6 to August 27, 1776

"Richmond Hill" (Abraham Mortier House)
Varick & Vandam Streets,
Manhattan, New York City, New York
40.726833N 74.005278W

Waco Joe04 Jul 2017 8:19 a.m. PST

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Looks like he was still in New York.
"Meanwhile, on Staten Island in New York, George Washington expresses dismay that many islanders are "too favourably disposed" to join the British."

historygamer04 Jul 2017 4:20 p.m. PST

I don't know off the top of my head, but I just visited where he was on July 4th 1754. Fort Necessity looked good today. :-)

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 6:25 a.m. PST

Wondering what they were going to eat.

dantheman Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 7:29 a.m. PST

The British arrived but did not attack yet. He was still in New York waiting for the coming battle.

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