Claudius, the cowboy of Ramapo Valley. A story of revolutionary times in southern New York. by P. Demarest Johnson

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Published by Slauson & Boyd, press steam print in Middletown, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • New York (State)

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  • New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.

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StatementBy P. Demarest Johnson.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.J636 C
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [7]-206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6983084M
LC Control Number07012837
OCLC/WorldCa2386093

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Account of notorious Tory badman during American Revolution in the Ramapo Valley. From Hudson Valley to Ramapo Pass.

A meeting was called in old South Field The doom of Claudius Smith was sealed. They planned a search throughout the land To destroy the leader and his band.

They chased him from secluded nooks And trailed him down the mountain brooks. And then the countryside did rally For Claudius was captured in the valley.

Claudius was known as the 'cowboy of the Ramapo's or the Robin Hood of the Ramapo's.' Although he was working for the British, he was known to help out any person that was starving or in financial need due to the harsh conditions of the Revolutionfriend or foe.

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He was born among the mountains that gird the Valley of the Ramapo and from boyhood had been a wild and wayward lad. His family owned a large tract of mountain land, which in the eyes of the surrounding neighbors raised it above the common herd.

The young men, after some further conversation of a desultory. This well written and well researched story of the later years of the American Revolution presents one of its lesser known aspects, the robbing of Washington's supplies after he had driven the English back to New York and had stationed his forces in what is now Rockland County.

Claudius Smith, leader of the Ramapos gang, plundered the loads coming from Dutch farmers. In the attempt to rout him. The Cowboys once again demonstrated that they could terrorize anyone supporting the Revolution in the Ramapo Mountains. Around this time, a party of men led by Maj. Jesse Brush captured Claudius Smith on Long Island.

[14] The party then transported him through Connecticut to Fishkill Landing in New York. Famed Tory outlaw Claudius Smith meets his end on the gallows on Janu in Goshen, New York. In the wake of his death, Patriot civilians hope for. Claudius, the Cowboy of Ramapo Valley A Story of.

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Claudius Smith ( – Janu ) was a Loyalist guerrilla leader during the American led a band of irregulars who were known locally as the 'cowboys'. Claudius was the eldest son of David Smith (–), a respected tailor, cattleman, miller, constable, clergyman, and finally judge in Brookhaven, New mother was Meriam (Williams) Carle, a daughter of Samuel.

Yes, Claudius Smith was a Tory, and his actions built up quite a reputation stealing livestock and ambushing travelers on the Orange Turnpike between Canada and New York.

His exploits earned him the nickname "Cowboy of the Ramapos" since he stole so many cattle. His band of men - including three of his four sons - were known as "The Cowboys.". The 'Cowboy of the Ramapos' paid a visit to this historic Rockland County farmhouse Heather Clark, Rockland/Westchester Journal News 8/4/ How Indigenous people are.

Smith, dubbed the "Ramapo Cowboy" or the "Scourge of the Ramapos," was hanged with two of his companions, James Gordon and Thomas Delamer, on Jan. 22, The inscription that appears on the. The wild, Tory-infested "Clove,” which was chiefly the Ramapo Valley, extended northward to Smith's Clove (now Monroe), which was named after Claudius Smith's father.

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The leader of one of the most notorious gangs of these cowboys was a Loyalist named Claudius Smith. He planned most of his schemes from caves nestled in the Ramapo Mountains, earning him the nickname “Cowboy of the Ramapos.” Stealing livestock was a favorite pastime of the marauding Smith, especially from rebel-sympathizing Whigs.

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