This week, the British advance on Philadelphia and General Washington could do little to stop them. We also discuss an 18th-century news story going viral about a Marine Lieutenant who threw a party on board the Delaware and a Marine who was hated by the officers on board the Randolph for "stabbing soldiers", visiting “houses no gentlemen ever go to,” "threatening any man who disrespected him with assassination," as well as a few other accusations.
The Continental Army. Robert K. Wright, Jr.
A calendar of John Paul Jones manuscripts in the Library of Congress – Library of Congress. Manuscript Division