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Nathaniel Fitz Randolph

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859.

July 12.—A few days ago died, of the wounds he received in nobly fighting in defence of his country, Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, Esq., late of Woodbridge, in Jersey. This gentleman’s zeal and activity, joined with the most intrepid bravery, had long rendered him obnoxious to the vindictive rage and cruelty of a British enemy, who has stained the pages of modern history with indelible marks of inhuman barbarity and savage cruelty. Twice he fell into their ruthless hands, and suffered all the tortures of long confinement in the provost guard, at New York, from whence he had lately been delivered.1


1 New Jersey Gazette, July 12.