OF THE SEVERAL LETTERS IN VOL. II.
. LETTER I. P. 11-42.
New Hampshire.convention take up civil government, p. 11a
The "critical situation of the American army before Boston, p.
14. General Lee is sent on to New-York, p. 15. The inhabit.
ants of.Tryon county disarmed, p. 16. General Montgomery
killed in an attack upon Quebec, p. 22. Preparations for tak-
ing possession of Dorchester Heights, p. 25. . The Americans
possess themselves of the same, p. 26. General Howe resolves
upon evacuating Boston, p. 28--evacuates it, p. 30. The hard-
ships experienced by the inhabitants of the town, p. 33. Nor-
folk in Virginia, burnt, p. 35. The North-Carolina insurgents
subdued, p. 36. The acts of congress, p. 38. Commodore
Hopkins's naval.expedition, P. 40. . .
LETTER II. P. 42–61...
The general voice of the Europeans rather-favorable to the
Americans, p. 43.. A dreadful tempest on the coasts of New-
foundland; .p. 450 General Conway opposes administration, pa
47. The duke of Grafton unexpectedly quits itpo 48. Göm
vernor Penn examined before the house of lords, p. 50. The
address of the representatives of Nova Scotia to the king and
parliament, po 52. The bill-for prohibiting all intereourse with
the Thirteen United Colonies-strenuously opposed, p. 53. Sir
Peter Parker and eart Cornwallis sait for America, p. 55... The
British king's treaties with the German-princes, p. 56-pro-
tested against, p. 58.. Lord Howe and general Howe consti-
tuted his majesty's commissioners for restoring peace to the
colonies, -p. 59. The sentiments of the French relative to ths.
American contest, p. 61..
LETTER III. P. 61-92:*
The blockade of Quebec continued, p. 62. The Americans:
conclude upon retreating from before it, p. 63. The American
fort at the Cedars surrendered, p. 65. General Thomson goes
against the British at Three-Rivers; is defeated and taken, p.
66. The Americans retreat from Canada; p. 68. Capt. Mug-
ford takes the Hope, ordnance store ship, p. 71. The British
ships of war are driven from Nantasket, p. 72. A number of
highlanders, with lieut. col. Campbell, taken in Boston Bay, p.
74. Measures taken to draw the New Yorkers into independen.