Galloway, Grace: Diary of a Loyalist - Research Article from Americans at War

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Excerpt from the Diary of Grace Growden Galloway, Philadelphia, July 1778

Thursday ye 9. Thomas Stackhouse he paid Me thirty pounds Israel Pemberton he advised Me to see Lawers [lawyers?] as the men were nominated to seize our estate; sent for Lewise gave him ten guineas … he promised to Consult Abel James & Mr. Chew [Benjamin Chew, the last chief-justice under the proprietors] to see if I cou'd have dower.

Friday ye 10th. Jones girls here in ye afternoon & told me 12 french ships of ye line was gone for New York & I was quite Mad with How[e] for betraying us to the provincials as it was in his power to have settled ye affair … Mr Chew here at Night … he do[es] not seem so kind as at first; & told me he cou&d not come...

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