Seabury, Paul. "What If George Washington Had Been Captured by General Howe: Mrs. Murray's War (1776)"
Divergence: 1776 CE
What if: General Howe didn't stop for refreshment at Murray Hill but more closely pursued George Washington during the Battle of New York.
Summary: Memoir of an historian who discovers Mrs. Murray's diary and who shows it to Howe's biographer while at the Royal New York Historical Society.
Published: In What If? Explorations in Social-Science Fiction (ed. Nelson W. Polsby), q.v.