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Mr. Leslie Bliss, Director of the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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Such was the alarm in Charleston that General Leslie, who now succeeded Stewart, proceeded to embody the slaves, in arms, for the defence of that place,-a measure which was soon repented of, and almost as soon abandoned.
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General Leslie was now in command of the latter.
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One consequence of this condition was to compel Leslie to put two hundred of his horses to death; while, by all other possible means, he collected his provisions from the surrounding country.
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But the situation of Leslie was one of uncomfortable constraint, and it was natural that he should avail himself of any prospect which might promise him relief.
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It was readily believed, therefore, in the American camp, that, with the acquisition of new strength, by the arrival of reinforcements from abroad, Leslie would seek to break through the cordon put around him.
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A messenger, feigning to be a deserter, was dispatched by General Leslie, whose plan was to make his way through the scouts of Marion, to the Scotch and loyal settlements on the borders of North Carolina.
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The withdrawal of the former, with his troops, from the region of country which they had so lately covered, was the signal for that rising of the loyalists upon the Pedee, to instigate which the unfortunate emissary of General Leslie had been dispatched from Charleston.
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General Leslie had been preparing for this necessity and, late in July, a numerous fleet of small vessels, conveying eight hundred men, and convoyed by galleys and armed brigs, left Charleston to proceed, as it was conjectured, against Georgetown.
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The forces under Greene continued gradually to contract their limits; while those of General Leslie remained comparatively quiescent.
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They believed that Leslie only aimed to accumulate provisions for the support of the British forces in the West Indies, and thus enable them to prosecute the war more vigorously against our French allies.
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A little more coolness and reflection might have shown them, that, by refusing the application of Leslie, they only rendered it necessary that the British should pay in blood for those supplies for which they were not unwilling to pay in money.
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The Widow_, by S. Davenport, from a picture by R. Leslie, R.A. is one of the most touching prints we have yet seen, and every one is capable of estimating its beauties, since its expression will be sure to fasten on the affections of the beholder.
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She ordered the coachman to drive home by the "Leslie House," which she wanted me to see.
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Among the company were Sir David Brewster, Leslie the artist, Miss Coutts, the Duke of Wellington.
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Great Britain: Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee (editors), _Dictionary of National Biography_, 72 vols.
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My dear Evelyn," said Mrs. Leslie, with a smile, "I am not so young as you.
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Mrs. Leslie was quietly seated at her tambour-frame; Lady Vargrave, leaning her cheek on her hand, seemed absorbed in a volume before her, but her eyes were not on the page; Evelyn was busily employed in turning over the contents of a parcel of books and music which had just been brought from the lodge where the London coach had deposited it.
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So now, as the day crept on, Evelyn returned in a more sober mood, and then she joined her mother and Mrs. Leslie at breakfast; and then the household cares-such as they were-devolved upon her, heiress though she was; and, that duty done, once more the straw hat and Sultan were in requisition; and opening a little gate at the back of the cottage, she took the path along the village churchyard that led to the house of the old curate.
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And now, since Mrs. Leslie has been here, I find her conversing with this comparative stranger so much more confidentially than with me.
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Examples of Leslie

Example #1
Mr. Colton Storm, Curator of Manuscripts and Maps, William L.
Example #2
Mr. R. B. Downs, Director of the Library, University of Illinois.
Example #3
Meanwhile, Stewart had hurried on by Goose Creek Bridge, and, joining the fugitives from Dorchester, halted at the Quarter House, and prepared to encounter the whole army of Greene, which, in their panic, was supposed to be upon their heels.
Example #4
Greene fell back upon his main army, which had now advanced to Saunders' plantation on the Round O., while Marion, pressing nearer to Charleston, kept the right of the enemy in check.
Example #5
The contraction of the American military 'cordon' had very greatly straitened the resources and comforts of the British general.
Example #6
While the army of Greene lay at Round O., considerable alarm was excited in the American camp by tidings of large reinforcements made to the British strength in Charleston.