Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663222
country. 
West, 
SOOII 
after 
his 
drilling 
under 
9701.1 ng 
Wayne, 
visited 
Lancaster ; 
and the 
boys 
of 
that 
town 
having 
formed 
themselves 
into 
little corps, 
made 
choice of 
him 
for 
their 
COUR- 
mandant. 
who 
Among others 
caught 
the 
spirit 
of 
the 
time, 
W3.S 
his 
brother 
Samuel, 
Who pos- 
an enterprising dispo- 
sessed a bold character and 
sition. 
He 
WEIS 
about 
six 
YCHTS 
older 
than 
the 
being appointed a Captain 
Artist, and, 
in Colonel 
Wayne's 
regiment, 
joined 
the 
troops 
under 
the 
command 
of 
General 
Forbes, 
who 
WHS 
sent 
to 
repair 
the 
disasters 
which 
had 
happened 
to 
the 
unfortunate 
Bradock. 
After 
the 
taking of 
Fort 
Duane, 
to which 
the 
HEW 
name of 
Pittsburgh 
was given, 
in com- 
pliment 
to 
the 
minister 
of 
the 
day, 
General 
Forbes 
resolved 
to 
search 
for 
the relics of 
Bra- 
(l0ck's army. 
As the European 
soldiers were not 
80 well qualified to explore the forests, Captain 
West was appointed, with his company of Ame- 
Pican sharpshooters, to assist in the execution 
of 
this 
duty ; 
and 
3 
Party 
of 
Indian 
warriors, 
who 
had 
returned 
to 
British 
the 
interests, 
were 
requested 
to 
conduct 
him 
to 
the 
places 
where
        

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