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sailles, and general Washington's hints to him, p. 154theges neral writes to Dr. Franklin, p. 155. The Virginia house of dem legates resolve respecting Gates, p. 156. The returns of Greene's force in South-Carolina, and his concluding on a partisan war, ibid-his letter to lord Cornwallis, p. 157-he divides his force, p. 158. Lieut. col. Tarleton is detached after gen. Morgan, by whom he is defeated, p. 160. Lord Cornwallis pursues Morgan, p. 163. Gen. Greene arrives, and takes the command of Morgan's troops, p. 164. The Americans retreat, and sately cross the Dan into Virginia, though pursued by his hordship with the utmost eagerness, ibid. Greene re-crosses the Dan, p. 169. Gen. Pickens and lieut. col. Lee cut in pieces a large body of royalists, p. 170. Cornwallis attempts to surprise the American light-infantry, p. 171. Greene determines upon fighting his lordship, p. 173. His lordship attacks and defeats him, ibid. His lordship retreats toward Cross-Creek, and Greene pursues him to Deep-River, p. 175. General Arnold sails for, and lands in Virginia, p. 177. General Washington lays a plan for catching him, ibid. Sir H. Clinton sends general Philips, with more troops, to take the command in Virginia, p. 479. Acts of congress, ibid. Mr. Robert Morris chosen financier, p. 180. The Maryland delegates empowered to subscribe the confederation, which is thereby completed, ibid. General Washington gives his decisive opinion upon the necessity of a tiinely and powerful aid from France, p. 131..
LET I E R. VII. P. 182-188. The attempt of the baron de Rullecourt on the Isle of Jersey, frustrated by major Pierson, p. 182. Lord George Gordon tried and acquitted, p. 184. Gibraltar relieved by the British fleet under admiral Darby, ibid. The Spaniards commence a heavy fire upon the fortress, which is returned, ibid. Sir George kodney and gen. Vaughan, take St. Eustatia, St. Martin and Suba, p. 185. The property in St. Eustatia confiscated, and many of the inhabitants reduced to penury, and transported to St. Kitts, p. 186. Demarara and Issequibo surrender, p. 187.
LETTER VIII. P. 188--230. General Greene leaves North-Carolina, and niarches towards Camden, p. 188—is defeated by lord Rawdon at Hobkirk's hill, p. 189—his letter to Rawdon, p. 191-to governor Reed of Pennsylvania, p. 192. Lord Rawdon evacuates Camden, p. 194. The British posts are taken by the Americans in quick succession, ibid. Greene marches against the garrison at Ninety-Six, p. 195
is obliged to abandon the siege, and is pursued by Rawdon, p. 198. He pursues his lordship, and offers him battle, ibide
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Greene's letter concerning Gates, p. 199. The miseries attending the war in South-Carolina, p. 200. Extracts from leiters of lord George Germaine, p. 201. The affair of colonel Hayne, who is executed by the joint order of lord Rawdon and colonel Balfour, p. 202. The operations in Virginia, under generals Philips and Arnold, p. 205. The marquis de la Fayette makes a rapid march from Baltimore to Richmond, p. 206. Lord Cornwallis joins the British in Virginia, ibid is disconcerted in his attempts to crush the marquis, p. 207. The marquis joined: by the Pennsylvania line, under general Wayne, p. 209. His lordship commences a retrogade movement, p. 210. Wayne at-, tacks his lordship, and extricates himself by means of it, p. 211. General Washington's army in want of provision, p. 212. Count de Barras arrives at Boston to take the command of the French squadron at Newport, p. 213. Washington nicets Rochambeau at Weathersfield, ibid. Washington's letters intercepted and conveyed to New-York, p. 214. The French troops join the Americans under Washington, p. 215. The plan of operations
changed, and the allied troops march for Philadelphia, p. 216. . The behavior of the French troops while at Newport, and on : their inarch to join gen. Washington, p. 218. Don Galvez com
pletes the conquest of West-Florida. p. 219. Sir Samuel Hood i and count de Grasse engage, p. 220. Tobago taken by the
French, p. 222. A subscription for a loan opened by congress for the support of the South-Carolinians and Georgians driven from their country by the enemy, p. 223. The heroism of the whig ladies in Charleston, p. 224. The treatment of the gentlemen renoved from Charleston to St. Augustine, p. 225of the continental officers, p. 226. Complaints of severities exercised toward the American marine prisoners at New York, zbid. The particular evils produced by the paper currency, p. 228.
the extinction of it occasions no convulsion, p. 229. A number of the ships from Statia taken by the French, ibido
LETTER IX. P. 230-239. : · Commodore Johnstone is attacked by Mr. de Suffrein, p. 231.
the commodore takes several large Dutch East-india ships, p. 232. Admirals Hyde Parker and Zoutman engage on the Dogger-Bank, p. 233. Minorca is attacked by the Spaniards and French, p. 237. The combined fleets cruise at the mouth of the British channel, ibid. Extracts from sume letters to Mr. Vergennes, p. 239.
L E T T E R X. 239-270. Acts of congress, p. 210. General Greene demands from the British commanders the reasons for the execution of Hayne, Bala,
foar's answer, and Greene's reply, ibid. Grecne engages lieus. col. Stewart at the Eutaw Springs, p. 242. Stewart abandons Eutaw, p. 244,- Gov. Rutledge retaliates for Balfour's conducts p. 245. A spirit of mutiny among Greene's troups, ibid his lei. ter to gen. Gould,- p. 246. He marches toward Dorchester, and by his maneuvres induces the British garrison to abandon the : place, p. 248.. Gen. Picking expedition against the Cherokees, ibid. Arnold's enterprise against New-London, p. 249. De Bars ras sails from Rhode Island, p. 250.. Sir Samuel Hood arrives at Sandy-Hook, wid: De Grasse arrives in the Chesapeake, and en gages adm. Graves, p. 251. De Barras arrives in the Chesapeake; p. 252. Lord Cornwallis repairs to York-town and Gloucester, ... p. 253. The allied troops arrive at the Head of Elk,p. 254-join. the troops under the marquis de la Fayette, p. 255--march and invest York-town, ibid. Washington's letter to de Grasse, ibid. The trenches opened by the combined armies before York-town, P. 257. A capitulation settled, and the posts of York-town and Gloucester surrendered, p. 260. The British feet and army des tined for the relief of lord Cornwallis, arrive off Chesapeake. after his surrender, and therefore return, p. 261. De Grasse 3 sails for the West-Indies, p. 262, Acts of congress on their hear;..;. ing of the reduction of the British army, p. 263. They attend at the Roman Catholic chapel, and hear the chaplain to the em bassy, p. 264.--their resolve respecting marquis de la Fayette the president addresses gen. Washington, p. 268. The subscribe : ers to the Bank of North-America incorporated, ibid. Impros : per conduct toward the British prisoners, p. 269. Gov. Ruti jedge exercises his authority afresh in South-Carolina, ibid. :
L É T T E R XI. P. 270–290. Mr. Jay delivers in propositions relative to an intended treaty ! with Spain, p. 270. The king opens the session of parliament, p.272. The intended address, remonstrance and petition of the ::' city of London, p. 273. Mr. Laurens discharged from his con : finement in the Tower, p. 275. Statia surprised by the marquis.. de Bouille, ibid. Adm. Kempenfelt's successful cruise, p. 277.. The reduction of Minorca, p. 278. Gen. Conway's motion as: gainst continuing the war in America, p. 281. A new adminia stration formed, p. 282. St. Kitt's attacked and taken by the French, p. 283. Mr. J. Adams succeeds in his applications to the States-General, and is acknowledged as the American plenipo, tentiary, p. 287. His imperial majesty favors the rights of cons science, f. 289. - .
LE I T E R XII. P. 290—299. Conimunications from the French minister plenipotentiary to congress, p. 291. The execution of capt. Huddy by the New
York refugees, p. 292. Letters to gov. Hancock from the commander in chief and the financier, p. 294. Gen. Greene's epistolary communications, p. 295.'
. ' LETTER XIII. P. 299–314.
The affairs of Ireland, p. 299. Transactions in the British parliament, p. 302. East-India news, p. 303. Amiral Barrington's successful cruise, p. 304. Sir George Rodney and count de Grasse in the West-Indics, p. 305. They engage, P. 306. De Grasse is defeated and taken, p. 309. The combined fleets in Europe masters of the sea, p. 312. The loss of adın, Kempenfelt and the Royal George, p. 3.13. East-India news, p. 314. .
LET TER XIV. P. 315-334. The steps taken by gen. Washington for retaliating the death of capt. Huddy, p. 315. The trial of capt. Lippincott upon the occasion, p. 316. He is acquitted, p. 317. The whole affair Teferred to congress, p. 318. Capt. Asgill liberated, p. 319 The necessity of peace for the United States of America, ibid. The New-York loyalists in the greatest confusion on hearing of the negociations for peace, p. 321. Acts of congress, p. 322. Gen. Wayne's operations in Georgia, p. 324 Savannah evaa euated by the British, p. 325. Gen. Leslie sends out parties from Charleston to procure provisions, p. 326. Lieut. colonel Laurens mortally wounded in opposing one of the parties, ibid. Charleston evacuated by the British, p. 327. The death and character of gen. Lee, p. 328. An account of the Moravian Indians, and the massacre of many of them by a number of Americans, p. 330. The Indians defeat col. Crawford and his party, and put numbers of them to death, p. 332. Honorary badges of distinction established by gen. Washington, ibid. The French troops march to Boston, and from thence are conveyed by the French fleet to the West-Indies, p. 333.
L ETTER XV. P. 335–351.. The hostile preparations of the Spaniards for the reduction of Gibraltar, p. 335. The grand attack upon the fortress, p. 343; Lord Howe relieves the garrison and returns home, p. 343.The negociations for peace carrying on at Paris, p. 344. A treaty of amity and commerce between Hoiland and the United States, p. 345. Copy of a letter to count de Vergénnes, ibid. Mr. Jay's apprehensions as to the intentions of French court p. 347. The negociations continued, and provisional articles signed between the American and British commissioners, p. 349. The loss of British men of war by a storm, p. 351.
LETTER XVI. P. 352-358.
Mr. Dana's application to the Russian minister at Petersburgh,
L E T T E R XVII. P. 358_369.
The address of the American officers to congress, p. 358_
L ET TER XVIII. P. 370—393.
• A mutiny among the American soldiers at Philadelphia, p.
APPEND I X.
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