VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.freejokes.ca Informational Site Network Informational
Privacy
  Home Stories Jokes Joke Topics Jokes Riddles Anecdotes Irish Humour Jests Canadian Humour Puns Animal Anecdotes Free Jokes Humour Scenes


Most Viewed

George Iii. On Punctuality
A Beggar's Wedding
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
A Child On Board
Navy Chaplains
The Deaf And Dumb Mother
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
Marie Antoinette
Dreaming
The Slave Trade


Least Viewed

Sheridan
Erskine
300 Scudi (l62), With The Words, "for The Advocate ..
The Princess Charlotte
Seeking For A Ball
Man--shut It Up--shut It Up! Go Home And Read My Book, P
Questioning
Johnson And Lord Elibank
The Wounded Sailor
George I




in July, 1849

Anecdotes Home






"The deceased was one of those devoted women who aided to
relieve the horrible sufferings of Washington's army at Valley
Forge--cooking and carrying provisions to them alone, through the depth of
winter, even passing through the outposts of the British army in the
disguise of a market woman. And when Washington was compelled to retreat
before a superior force, she concealed her brother, General Worrell--when
the British set a price on his head--in a cider hogshead in the cellar for
three days, and fed him through the bung-hole; the house being ransacked
four different times by the troops in search of him, without success. She
was above ninety years of age at the time of her death."






Previous: Another



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 2460





Random Anecdotes

Sheridan
Magdeline De Savoie
Garrick And Rich
Sir Samuel Hood
300 Scudi (l62), With The Words, "for The Advocate ..
Ingenious Contrivance
Questioning
Old Ambrose
Legal Point
Maximilian I
The Price Of Bread
Horse Trials
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
Pope The Poet
Expedient Of Conjugal Affection
Astley Cooper
Countess De St. Belmont
Mimic Reclaimed
Johnson And Wilkes
Carving
Filial Affection
A Tiresome Companion
Catalogue Making
Use Of H
Miss Bailly