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References

From Major General William Howe, 21 September 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 6:362]

To William Livingston, 1 September 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 11:112]

From Patrick Henry, 6 December 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 12:565]

General Orders, 16 March 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 14:192]+

General Orders, 4 July 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 16:20]

General Orders, 10 August 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 16:284]+

From Henry Laurens, 13 August 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 16:304]

Proceedings of a Council of General Officers, 20–24 August 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 16:338]+

From Major General William Heath, 30 August 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 16:427]+

From James Hill, 5 September 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 16:526]

From Karl August Freiherr von Wangenheim, 10 February 1794 [Presidential Series 15:213]

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– abuse of [4 references]

– accompany army [13 references]

– accompany expedition [1 reference]

– acquire property [1 reference]

– age of marriage in Portugal [1 reference]

– aid to widows [1 reference]

– alleged atrocities against [1 reference]

– alleged mistreatment of [2 subentries]

– and American independence [1 reference]

– and cattle collection [2 references]

– and childbirth [6 references]

– and corset stays [1 reference]

– and courtship [2 references]

– and French farming [1 reference]

– and frontier destruction [2 references]

– and gift for Martha Washington [1 reference]

– and GW's Southern Tour [3 references]

– and household decisions [5 references]

– and laundry [1 reference]

– and love and marriage [9 references]

– and parental control [1 reference]

– and passes to and from Philadelphia [6 references]

– and prisoner exchange [2 references]

– and prisoners [6 references]

– and provision trade [3 references]

– and refusal to relinquish dower rights [2 references]

– and refusal to sign deed [5 references]

– and slaves [1 reference]

– and smallpox inoculation [3 references]

– and spousal abandonment [2 references]

– and spy activities [1 reference]

– and the Virginia Association [1 reference]

– and trade with Philadelphia [2 references]

– and wine service [1 reference]

– annuities for widows [3 references]

– anxieties [1 reference]

– appeals for aid from [2 references]

– appeals from [3 references]

– are married for their wealth [1 reference]

– arrested [1 reference]

– as advisors [1 reference]

– as American informants [1 reference]

– as artists [2 references]

– as British prisoners [1 reference]

– as camp followers [1 reference]

– as captives [2 references]

– as cooks [1 reference]

– as defendants in suits [1 reference]

– as domestic servants [33 references]

– as executors of wills [1 reference]

– as guardians [1 reference]

– as heiresses [1 reference]

– as heirs [1 reference]

– as historians [1 reference]

– as hospital matrons [1 reference]

– as house guests [1 reference]

– as housekeepers [7 references]

– as house servants [1 reference]

– as indentured servants [5 references]

– as Indian leaders [1 reference]

– as interpreters [1 reference]

– as knitters [4 references]

– as lady's maid [1 reference]

– as landlords [1 reference]

– as legatees [1 reference]

– as longtime companions [1 reference]

– as mattress makers [1 reference]

– as merchants [33 references]

– as midwives [14 references]

– as ministers [1 reference]

– as mothers of turncoats [1 reference]

– as newlyweds [1 reference]

– as newspaper publishers [3 references]

– as nurses [7 references]

– as overseers' wives [1 reference]

– aspersions upon [1 reference]

– as politicians [1 reference]

– as poets [2 references]

– as printers [1 reference]

– as prisoners of war [1 reference]

– as property owners [3 references]

– as purchaser of horses [1 reference]

– as refugees [6 references]

– as seamstresses [3 references]

– as servants [1 reference]

– as shopkeepers [1 reference]

– assist American prisoners [2 references]

– as sources of intelligence [13 references]

– as spies [1 reference]

– as spinners [5 references]

– as tenants [1 reference]

– as translators [1 reference]

– as widows [4 references]

– as wives [1 reference]

– at French alliance anniversary celebration [1 reference]

– at GW's headquarters [2 references]

– at Mount Vernon [2 references]

– atrocities against [4 references]

– attempts to "happify" [1 reference]

– attitudes toward [1 reference]

– “bad” and “low” women [2 references]

– books for [1 reference]

– British [1 reference]

– British hang as spies [1 reference]

– business activities [1 reference]

– “calamitous Fate” of Mary Campbell [1 reference]

– camp followers [2 references]

– captured [13 references]

– captured by Indians [3 references]

– care for prisoners [2 references]

– carry ammunition [1 reference]

– childbirth [6 references]

– children freeze in arms of [1 reference]

– clandestine engagement [1 reference]

– clandestine engagement of [1 reference]

– clothing and fashion [4 references]

– comments on role of [1 reference]

– complaints concerning employment of [1 reference]

– condolence visits [1 reference]

– conduct business [1 reference]

– Continental army restrictions on [4 references]

– convey land [1 reference]

– correspondence between [2 references]

– correspondence with GW [3 references]

– cross enemy lines [2 references]

– daring of Portuguese women in Madeira [1 reference]

– deal British merchants [1 reference]

– deaths [2 references]

– “debauched” [1 reference]

– deceived as to inheritance [1 reference]

– demand clothing [5 references]

– deserted by husbands [2 references]

– detained in France [2 references]

– die in childbirth [1 reference]

– difficulties in supporting [1 reference]

– dine with GW [1 reference]

– distressed over clothing [1 reference]

– distress of wives [2 references]

– domestic manufactures [1 reference]

– during military actions [1 reference]

– embrace those who bring rum [1 reference]

– economic distress of [4 references]

– education of [10 references]

– elderly [2 references]

– embark at New York [3 references]

– employment of [3 references]

– endangered by men [1 reference]

– escort children [3 references]

– estates [1 reference]

– evacuated from Philadelphia [3 references]

– evacuation of [3 references]

– evicted [1 reference]

– favors asked by [1 reference]

– finances of widows [6 references]

– financial distress of [1 reference]

– flee husbands [1 reference]

– form association [1 reference]

– fortunes wasted [1 reference]

– gamble [1 reference]

– gifts to and from [2 references]

– give birth [1 reference]

– give slaves away [1 reference]

– gives slaves away [1 reference]

– greetings to [1 reference]

– guardian accounts for [1 reference]

– GW dines with [1 reference]

– GW's compliments to [2 references]

– GW's headquarters at houses of [2 references]

– GW's housekeepers [2 references]

– GW's relatives [4 references]

– GW thanks [1 reference]

– GW's treatment of [3 references]

– GW's views of role in new Republic [1 reference]

– GW's views on [3 references]

– GW writes to [3 references]

– health [1 reference]

– hire out slaves [2 references]

– house burned [1 reference]

– household management [1 reference]

– ill [26 references]

– illegal trade activities [2 references]

– illnesses [3 references]

– in childbirth [7 references]

– in danger [1 reference]

– indebtedness of [1 reference]

– Indian [14 references]

– Indian atrocities against [1 reference]

– information given to [1 reference]

– inherit [8 references]

– inheritances of [10 references]

– inn and tavern keepers [4 references]

– innocence of [1 reference]

– inspire desertion [1 reference]

– intelligence from [12 references]

– interpreters' wives [1 reference]

– in the British army [1 reference]

– introduced to GW [1 reference]

– involved in lawsuits [1 reference]

– jailed for aiding British [2 references]

– Janet Livingston Montgomery mentioned [1 reference]

– keep their heads to the wind [1 reference]

– killed by Indians [1 reference]

– land dealings of [1 reference]

– land owned by [9 references]

– land willed to [10 references]

– leave wills [1 reference]

– left property on condition husband gets no control of it [1 reference]

– legal action against [3 references]

– legal action by and against [7 references]

– legal action instituted by [1 reference]

– legal affairs of [1 reference]

– lend money [1 reference]

– “lewd women” [1 reference]

– literary productions of [1 reference]

– loans made to [6 references]

– Loyalist [1 reference]

– make depositions in court [1 reference]

– manage estates [1 reference]

– manage plantations [1 reference]

– marital disputes [4 references]

– marriage [8 references]

– married for their wealth [2 references]

– marry foreigners [2 references]

– midwives [6 references]

– misconduct of [1 reference]

– mistreated [11 references]

– mistreatment by British and Loyalist forces [2 references]

– Moravian [1 reference]

– murdered [2 references]

– mortgages given to [4 references]

– nurses [1 reference]

– officers' wives [3 references]

– on frontier [2 references]

– on marches [2 references]

– own land [1 reference]

– own mill [1 reference]

– passes for [26 references]

– payments to [1 reference]

– pensions [3 references]

– perish for want of necessaries [1 reference]

– petition colony for husband's losses [1 reference]

– petition for redress of grievances [1 reference]

– petitions of [3 references]

– plundered [1 reference]

– poetry by [1 reference]

– poetry of [5 references]

– political opinions of [2 references]

– Portuguese [1 reference]

– praise of [1 reference]

– pregnancy and childbirth [4 references]

– prepare crops [1 reference]

– present gifts to GW [3 references]

– prisoners [1 reference]

– prostitutes [2 references]

– protect spies [1 reference]

– provide cheese [1 reference]

– provide intelligence [4 references]

– provide intelligence to Americans [9 references]

– provisions for soldiers' families [4 references]

– purchase rum [1 reference]

– rations for camp women [1 reference]

– receive papers [1 reference]

– recommend appointments [1 reference]

– refugees [6 references]

– refuses to relinquish dower rights [1 reference]

– refuses to sign deed [5 references]

– release of [1 reference]

– removal from office of [2 references]

– rent land [3 references]

– rents farm [1 reference]

– reputation of Virginia ladies [1 reference]

– request assistance [8 references]

– request passes [4 references]

– rescue husbands from banishment [1 reference]

– restrictions on [1 reference]

– returns [1 reference]

– returns of women in camp [1 reference]

– reuniting of families [5 references]

– riding in wagons restricted [1 reference]

– rights as widows [1 reference]

– robbed [1 reference]

– romantic attentions [1 reference]

– royal [3 references]

– run ironworks [1 reference]

– run off with officers [2 references]

– run taverns or ordinaries [9 references]

– scalped alive [1 reference]

– schoolmistresses among Indians [1 reference]

– seduce soldiers [1 reference]

– seduction of [1 reference]

– seek aid [1 reference]

– seek debt payment [1 reference]

– seek employment [2 references]

– seek GW's assistance [4 references]

– seek passage to America [1 reference]

– selling liquor [1 reference]

– sell land [1 reference]

– sentenced to whipping [1 reference]

– separated from husband [3 references]

– servants of [1 reference]

– serve breakfast [1 reference]

– services for one another [1 reference]

– sexual liaisons [1 reference]

– sign documents [2 references]

– slave refuses to work [1 reference]

– slaves [4 references]

– slaves separated from husbands [3 references]

– smallpox among [1 reference]

– social activities [4 references]

– social visits of [3 references]

– soldiers' wives [5 references]

– sow mutiny among soldiers [1 reference]

– spurn Alexander Hamilton [1 reference]

– supplies for [1 reference]

– supported by brothers [2 references]

– supported by sons [1 reference]

– support families [2 references]

– support for officers' widows [1 reference]

– support military service [1 reference]

– suspected of spying for British [1 reference]

– taunt officers [1 reference]

– terrify spies [1 reference]

– testify in court [1 reference]

– Thomas Jefferson on influence of [1 reference]

– tobacco for [1 reference]

– tomahawks stained with blood of [1 reference]

– travels by [5 references]

– travels of [1 reference]

– travel with husbands [1 reference]

– vain curiosity of [1 reference]

– wash GW's linens [1 reference]

– wasting of wives' fortunes [1 reference]

– watch army review [1 reference]

– wealthy widow courted [1 reference]

– wedding gowns for [1 reference]

– widows [3 references]

– widows beseech GW for aid [1 reference]

– widows' pensions [5 references]

– wife accompanies prisoner [1 reference]

– wife unwilling to move from her home [3 references]

– wife unwilling to move from home [4 references]

– wills and estates [5 references]

– with British army [5 references]

– with British forces [2 references]

– with Continental army [6 references]

– witness alleged murder [2 references]

– wives and mothers of prisoners [3 references]

– wives of soldiers [1 reference]

– wives' influence on Pennsylvania navy officers and seamen [1 reference]

– wives of Loyalists and British soldiers [3 references]

– work among the sick [2 references]

– write elegies to GW [1 reference]

– write to GW [16 references]

See Also

See also Savage, Margaret

See also Washington, Martha