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Philip Skene of Skenesborough.

Doris Begor Morton

Philip Skene of Skenesborough.

Bicentennial issue

by Doris Begor Morton

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Published by Grastorf Press in Granville, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skene, Philip, -- 1725-1810,
  • Whitehall (N.Y.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 79-80

    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22798393M
    LC Control Number59046594

    Washington - Family History & Genealogy Message Board. Subject. Author. 2. The enclosed copy of Philip Skene’s letter to Schuyler, which is dated “Skenesborough House the 20h of July ,” reads in part: “The principal Inducement for my coming to this part of the Country arose from a Desire of contributing my Mite towards establishing Constitutional Government upon a solid and permanent Footing—to further this Desire his Excellency General Burgoyne has.

    The first white settler was Philip Skene, a British captain. He settled at the head of Lake Champlain in following the French and Indian War. Skenesborough, as it was called until , was the first permanent settlement on Lake Champlain. Skene developed trade routes to the West Indies via Lake Champlain and Quebec, and to Vermont and.   Doris Begor Morton, author of Philip Skene of Skenesborough, addresses the ‘tale’ that Skene kept his dead wife ‘above ground’ in a leaded coffin to continue some annuity benefits. Morton suggests that this story was concocted by the Americans to ‘cover’ their excesses and depredations of rifling her coffin for lead, and stealing.

    Before long, Philip Skene [aka Skeene], a former British officer and loyal subject of the Crown, had established a thriving community here. The peace and prosperity that resulted from the end of the French wars, however, was to prove short-lived. Before long, the American Colonies were in open rebellion. Skenesborough, renamed Whitehall.   The current name of the building is derived from Gen. Philip Skene, the founder of Skenesborough, what would one day become Whitehall. Over the years, the manor has been home to a multitude of individuals and somewhere along this time rumors of the spirit of Skene.


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Philip Skene of Skenesborough was originally published by Doris Begor Morton in The book’s publication year coincided with the bicentennial of Skenesborough’s founding in With copies of the original book running low, a reprint (staple-bound) was ordered in Bycopies of the second printing were also becoming Edition: Third.

Philip Skene of Skenesborough. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Philip Skene of cturer: Bloated Toe Publishing. Philip Skene of Skenesborough: Bicentennial issue Spiral-bound – January 1, by Doris Begor Morton (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Spiral-bound, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Spiral-bound Author: Doris Begor Morton. Philip Wharton Skene (5 February in London, England – 10 June near Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire) was a Scottish officer in the British army, New York state "patroon", and a figure in the Saratoga campaign of the American Revolution.

Contents[show] Military career Skene was from the branch of the family associated with Halyards Palace. He enlisted in the British army in Since she used summers for that research, it took twelve years to bring the biography Philip Skene of Skenesborough to print.

Historian Jane Lape, writer of the foreword in the book, identifies it as a “labor of love for her adopted town”. 43 rows  In Whitehall school teacher Doris Begor Morton published a biography entitled Philip.

In “Philip Skene of Skenesborough” by Doris Begor Morton, it is slated “the story of the Loyalists of the American Revolution had never been justly or sympathetically told.

While our libraries are full of biographies of our founding fathers, the life stories of those same founders who espoused the British side of that conflict of The roads and waterways developed by Philip Skene became major routes for the transport of American and British servicemen and supplies during the American Revolution () and the War of ().

Through the efforts of Philip Skene, Skenesborough was designated the shire town (county seat) of Charlotte County from to InNew York State Supreme Court Judge Joseph H.

Potter () purchased (from Melancton Wheeler) the property on which Skene Manor stands. This land had previously been owned by Philip Skene, founder of Whitehall (formerly Skenesborough).

Judge Potter built a Victorian Gothic-style mansion, which he called “Mountain Terrace,” on the property. At the start of the Revolutionary War the Americans took Skenesborough (Philip Skene was a Loyalist) and built new fortifications strating in October This site was also the shipyards for General Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet.

Built very near the site was a barracks and a fortified stockade described as an irregular polygon. "Philip Skene of Skenesborough" - Doris Begor Morton (Biography of the founder of the settlement) "Birth of the United States Navy" - Doris Begor Morton (pamphlet describing events of and at Skenesborough, now Whitehall).

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Philip Skene of Skenesborough was originally published by Doris Begor Morton in The book’s publication year coincided with the bicentennial of Skenesborough’s founding in With copies of the original book running low, a reprint (staple-bound) was ordered in Bycopies of the second printing were also becoming scarce.

Check it out; Skene was a slave owner, Vermonters and Ethan Allen were prototypical Americans and anti-slavery. It looks like the statue of Philip Schuyler is coming down, because he was a slave owner.

Former law professionals writing a book advancing an alternative history for Vermont as a failed slave state, is an intriguing twist of the truth.

Kathi of Skenesborough By May Belle Curtis Historical Reprints Fiction / Historical Fiction Paperback Philip Skene, Skenesborough, Washington County, Whitehall. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morton, Doris Begor.

Philip Skene of Skenesborough. Granville, N.Y., Grastorf Press, Print shows a sawmill belonging to loyalist Philip Skene and the blockhouse at Fort Anne which were burned by American forces, reteating in advance of the British army under the command of General Burgoyne. Created / Published London: Publish'd as the Act.

Whitehall was settled in at the southern end of Lake Champlain. Founded as the colonial town of Skenesboro by British Army Captain Philip Skene, this community became the first permanent settlement on Lake Champlain.

An important center of maritime trade, Skene developed lake travel north to reach the West Indies via Quebec. Philip Skene. The following is an excerpt from the book: In Their Own Voices: The attack on Skenesborough by the Salem scout and other Washington County men took place on the same night as Ethan Allen's taking of Ticonderoga (as planned by Allen and Arnold).

Skene was Public Enemy Number One as far as most Washington County Whigs were. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Doris Begor Morton.Hi, Mary. It just so happens we have been working with the Historical Society of Whitehall to make the book, "Philip Skene of Skenesborough" () by Doris Begor Morton, available again. The book does contain a list of Skene's tenants (not all, but around ) and discusses some of his agents as well.pHILIP SKENE FOUNDRY SPONTOON, SKENESBOROUGH, N.Y.

This very rare, American spontroon head was made by the Philip Skene foundry at Skenesborough on Lake Champlain, New York in It is 12 1/8”.