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AMERICAN LITERATURE

FROM THE EARLIEST SETTLEMENT

TO THE PRESENT TIME

COMPILED AND EDITED BY

EDMUND CLARENCE STEDMAN AND

ELLEN MACKAY HUTCHINSON

NEW EDITION, WITH 303 FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS

IN ELEVEN VOLUMES

VOL. III.

NEW-YORK

WILLIAM EVARTS BENJAMIN

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.

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EZRA STILES.

The Fruits of the Contest

Anecdotes of the Three Judges

116

118

MERCY WARREN.

Woman's Trifling Needs .

The Death of Parson Caldwell's Wife

John Adams's Monarchical Ideas

121

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121

JOSEPH GALLOWAY.

The Commercial Argument against Separation

British Mismanagement in America

126

127

THOMAS Jones.

How President Myles Cooper Ran Away

The Wonderful Winter of 1779

How the British Troops protected the Loyalists

Sir William Johnson's Baronial Hall

130

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137

J. HECTOR ST. JOHN DE CREVECBUR.

The Happy Farmer

The American

LNantucket Customs a Century Ago

138

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143

GEORGE WASHINGTON.

On his Appointment as Commander-in-Chief

The Soldier's Farewell to his Wife .

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