correspondent confidential

klaudiart  asked:

hey! hope im not bothering you, but do you know what rank (if any) hercules mulligan had in the continental army? (you dont have to go into detail, i just want to draw a thing and i need his rank) thank you!!! x

Sounded urgent, answered immediately:

In March of 1777, when Alexander Hamilton received his appointment to Washington’s staff, Hercules Mulligan was at that time quietly made a “confidential correspondent” to Washington.Operating behind British lines in the heart of the loyalist stronghold, he began a series of significant communications with the General. The specifics of the aid Mulligan provided, the frequency of his communication, and the benefit of his service to the American side has remained largely unreported by historians.

Hercules Mulligan was never given a rank- because while he was working for the American Revolution, he never joined the American army. He never had a rank. 

I Was Kidnapped by a Colombian Guerilla Army

Journalists go deep. Sometimes they go so deep into a story they lose track of where the story ends and their private life begins. Correspondent Confidential is a series of illustrated documentary shorts narrated by award-winning journalists. Newspaper reporters, documentary filmmakers, radio producers, and journalists tell personal stories about the harrowing—and hilarious—experiences they’ve had on the job while reporting on some of the world’s most high-profile issues and events.

Reporter T. Christian Miller was based in Colombia during the height of the US government’s war on drugs. As the US began to pour money into fighting the cocaine trade in Colombia, it inevitably spilled over into fighting the rebel groups that controlled—and “taxed"—the areas where coca plants were grown. When Miller went into the jungle to report on a government helicopter that was shot down during a mission to spray coca plants, he and his assistant were kidnapped by the FARC, a left-wing guerrilla army.


boomsplash  asked:

If sealand is interested in having a soul he can have some of my spare ones that I keep in a jar.

That is a very generous offer!

In what manner are the souls preserved? If the souls are kept in the jars without preservatives, Sealand will likely be unable to take them. Due to his youthful physical age and immortality, fresh souls are most suitable for transplantation into Sealand’s body. If the souls are not fresh, Sealand’s qi will attack and reject the soul.

If the souls you are offering were harvested at peak freshness and preserved with cerebrospinal fluid or turpentine, however, they just might be suitable!

For more discussion of this transaction, please make Sealand’s confidential correspondence. It is not suggested that you contact him through the typical channels of The Principality of Sealand. For the sake of appearances with the individuals who have vested interests in his well-being and nationhood, the person of Sealand prefers to keep the matter of his soullessness private!