West Jersey Volunteers
Skirmish at Mantua Creek

Yesterday a number of the virtuous inhabitants of New–Jersey, tired of the oppression of their new government, gave a proof of their loyalty and attachment to his Majesty, by seizing the person of one WILSON, Collector of the substitute fines in that province, and bringing him in to the British Head Quarters:–

This example, it is hoped, will be followed by the injured and distressed people of Pennsylvania and New–Jersey, and they cannot doubt but their loyalty will meet with every reasonable encouragement.



The Pennsylvania Ledger, (Philadelphia), February 4, 1778.

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