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Shtincy, Mr extracts from his rican colonies, 105, it is consi-
icuinal while in England, i. 282, dercd by the Massachusetts house
his account of lord Chatham's of assembly, and a committee ap-
speech on the 20th of January, pointed to write upon the subject
1775, 286, lord Camden's, 290. to the other American assemblies,
R. 103-'

Randolph, the American fri- Revolt, the, of the Pennsylva-
gate, blown up, ii. 325. nia line of troops, iii. 150, the

Raiudon, lord, marches out of revolters march to Princeton, 152-,'
Camden, attacks general Greene to Trenton, and deliver up the
and obliges him to retreat, iii. British spies and agents to be ex-
189, evacuates Camden, 194, pur- ecuted, and matters are adjusted,
sues Greene, and soon after is 153.

pursued by him, 198, marches to _____ of part of the Jersey
Charleston, ib. brigade, is speedily suppressed,

Red Bank, count Donop repul- and two of the leaders executed,
sed there, ii, 273. ibid, 154.

Reed, colonel Joseph, his letter Rhode Island plantation settled
to a member of congress, ii. 80, and united to Providence, i. 35.
his answer to the offers made to obtain a royal charter, S6. the
corrupt him, 378. people seize the cannon, and the

Refugees, the loyal, imbody by assembly resolve upon procuring
the permission of Sir H. Clinton, arms and military stores, 275.
and make reprisals, ii. 418, com- the royal forces possess themselves
mit great excesses with their fleet of Rhode Island, ii. 131. make
of privateers and cruisers, iii. an excursion on. the continent,
138. 350. the expedition against them

Remarks on the Boston port under general Sullivan and count
bill, i. 246. d'Estaing, 369. an engagement

Removal, the, of gen. Wash- between numbers of them and
ington from the command of the Sullivan's troops, 374. they e-
army attempted, ii. 305. vacuate the island, iii. 35.

Reprisals, general, granted by Riot, a great one at Boston,
the British council against the on account of the stamp-act, i.
Dutch ships and goods, iii. 143. 122. the rioters destroy judge

Resolutions, the, and address of Hutchinson's house, 123. a simi-
both houses of parliament, cen- lar riot at New York, 127.
suring the Massachusetts assem- Riots at Edinburgh and Glas-
bly and the town of Boston, i. gow, ii. 425.
17 1. the counter resolves of the Rochambeau, count de, arrives
Virginia house of burgesses, 172, at Rhode Island, and is address-
the like resolves of North Caroli- ed by the inhabitants, iii. 65.
na assembly occasion their disso- joins Washington with the French
lution, by governor Tryon, 173. troops, 213. len'.'s the American

Revenue, ministry inclined to commander money to supply his
raise one in the colonies, _i. 95, troops, 254.
Mr. Pitt's design of doing it, 97. Rtdney, Sir George, appointed
the first British act of parliament to the chief command in the West
passed avowedly for the purpose Indies, iii. 82. engages atid de-
of raising a revenue in the Ame- feat* the Spanish fiett under Doa

Juan Langara, 83. engages count
de Guichen, 85. takes St. Eusta-
tia, 184. watches count de Grasse,
305. engages him, 306. is cre-
ated an English peer, 312.

Rutledge, governor, of South
Carolina, retaliates for col. Bal-
four's conduct, iii. 245. issues
■writs for a new election of re-
presentatives, &c. 269.


Soxille, Sir George, moves for
the relief of the Papists, ii. 341.

Savannah evacuated by the Bri-
tish, iii. 325.

Sayre, Mr. secured and com-
mitted to the tower, ii. 46. sues
lord Rochford, 178.

Schaick, colonel Van, his ex-
pedition against the Indians, ii.

Scheme, one for destroying ge-
neral Washington's army at New
York, ii. 73.

Schuyler, general, disarms the
inhabitants of Tryon county, ii.
16. resolutions of congress con-
cerning him, 172, 202.

Seal of the United States of
America, iii. 323.

Secession, the, of many of the
minority members, ii. 182.

Ships, British, taken in Boston
bay, and the neighborhood, i.

of war, driven from
Nantasket, and the port of Bos-
ton opened, ii. 72. the Phoenix
and Rose go up the North river
and return, 96.

Slaves, African, first introdu-
ced into the colonies, i. 48.

Snider, Christopher, killed at
Boston, and buried with the great-
ess respect, i. 184.

Sons of Liberty, the rise of the
title among the Americans, i. 117.

South Carolina congress enter
into an association, and resolve
upon putting Charleston and the

province into a respectable pos-
ture of defence, i. 376. the go-
vernor, lord William Campbell,
distrustful of his personal safety,
quits Charleston and goes on board
a royal sloop of war, 388, the
committee of safety , send troops
into the settlements of the royal-
ists, and seize their leaders, 392,
the provincial congress determine
upon an independent constitution,
ii. 37, the state goes to war with
the Cherokees, 133, new models
the temporary form of govern-
ment, 324, is invaded by general
Prevost, 430. a general revolt in
favor of congress, iii. 96.

Spaniards, their humanity to
their British prisoners, iii. 149.

Spanish and French fleets join
in the West Indies, but make no
attempts against Jamaica, iii. 141.

Stamp-act, i. Ill, colonel Bar-
re's speech in the debates upon it,
112, during the debate, general
Conway denies the right of par-
liament to tax the colonies, 113,
the resolves of the Virginia house
of burgesses, respecting the stamp-
act, 117, 118, the spirits of the
colonists inflamed by them,so that
great disturbances follow, 121.
127, 128, the repeal of the stamp-
act, 138, the joy that occasions
through the colonies, 141.

Stamp-papers, the distributors
of them resign, i. 127. 129, 130.
business carried on without them,

Stark, general, arrives with
the New Hampshire militia in
the neighbourhood of Burgoyne's
army, in order to oppose him. ii.
241. defeats lieut. colonels Baum
and Breyman, 244.

State of the army under gene-
ral Washington, ii. 104. in the
northern department, 105.

Steuben, baron, is chosen in-
spector general, ii. 313.

Stewart,Yieut. colonel, engages York and Philadelphia, their pas-
general Greene at the Eutaw toral letter, i. 372.
springs, iii. 242. -• ■.

Stony-Point taken by the Bri- T.

tish, ii. 433. retaken by the Amer-
icans, 438. Tallmage, major, surprises fort
Stonington fired upon by the St. George, on Long Island, iii.
British shipping, i. 402. 136.

Sufferings endured by the gen- Tarleton, lieutenant colonel,
tlemen sent from Charlestown defeats colonel Burford, iii. 53.
to St. Augustine, iii. 225. defeats colonel Sumpter, 107. is

Suffolk county in the Massa- repulsed by him, 122.
chusetts, their delegates meet, Taxes not to be imposed on
and come to various resolutions, the inhabitants of New York co-
i. 255. address governor Gage, lony, but by their own representa-
25-6. send to the general congress tives, according to the declarative
at Philadelphia an account of their act of their general court, passed
proceedings, ib. which are ap- immediately after the revolution,
proved by congress, 257. i. 73. a similar act passed by the

Suffrein, Mr. de, is sent in Massachusetts legislature, 74. the
pursuit of commodore Johnstone, scheme of taxing the colonies re-
iii. 230. attacks the commodore, jected by Sir Robert Walpole,
231. engages admiral Hughes in 80. the British government un-
the East Indies, 304. engages der no necessity of taxing the
him afresh, 352. colonies for their defence, and the

Sullivan, general, his expedi- security of the new ceded coun-
tion to Staten Island, ii. 220. tries, 115. a bill for taxing the
against the British troops, Rhode colonies afresh brought in by Mr.
Island, 369. 371. engages a nnm- Charles Townsend, 146.
her of them, 374. retreats from Tea, the East India company
Rhode Island, 375. request the repeal of the Anieri-

Sumpter, colonel, heads the can duty upon it, i. 214. bill
friends of independency, quits passes enabling them to export
North Carolina, and takes the their own teas, 115. the colonists
field in South against the victo- excited to resist the introduction
rious British, iii. 70. attacks the and sale of their teas upon that
British post at Rockymount, and plan, 218. the consignees at Phi-
at the Hangingiock, 95. on the ladelphia and New-York resign
Wateree, 104. is defeated by their appointment, 219. a quan-
colonel Tarleton, 108. is made a tity'of tea thrown overboard at
brigadier general, 112. defeats New-York, 220. the New-York
major Weyms, and is attacked and Philadelphia tea-ships return
jy Tarleton, whom he repulses, to Great Britain, ib. the mea-
\22. takes the British garrison sures taken at Boston to induce
it Orangeburgh, 194. the consignees at the place to re-

Surgeons in the American sign, 221. the tea-ships arrive,
irmy, many of them excessively and are watched, 222. the contents
Icficieiit, ii. 115. . • .of 342 chests o>f tea cast into the

Synod, the United, of New salt water, 225.

Vol. III. 3G

Ternty, admiral de, arrives at Tryon county, the inhabitant!;
Newport, and is addressed, by of it disarmed, ii. 16.

the inhabitants, iii. 64,65. dies , governor, arrives at

at Newport, 140. New-York, i. 384. his influence

Thomas, the American gene- alarms congress, 400. He quits
ral, dies, ii. 64. New-York and goes on board the

Thompson, general, dispatched packet, 401. commands the ex-
to attack the British at Three pedition against Danbury,ii. 195.
Rivers, 66. is defeated and taken, against New Haven, Fairfield,
68. and Norwalk, 436.

Tobago taken, iii. 222. Tyconderoga, colonel Allen's

Towns in the Massachusetts, expedition against it, i. 332. the
■their constitutions, i. 250. fort surprised, 334. evacuated by

Trade, the importance of the general St. Clair, ii. 207.
-British West India, i. 320. of
ithe colonies, 321. V.

Treaties, debates on those for
employing foreign troops in A- Vergennes, count de, his poli-
merica, ii. 56. tics, ii. 412.

Treaty of amity and commerce Ville rfe- Paris, count de
between the States General and Grasse's ship, strikes to Sir Sa-
the American States, iii^ 345. muel Hood, iii. 310.
between Sweden and the United Vincent, St. taken by the
• States of America, 372. French, ii. 44^.

Trent-en, the- Hessians there Virginia settled, i. 45. Afri-
defeated, ii. 153. can slaves introduced among the

Trial of captain Preston, for settlers, 48. the commons of En-
•killing the persons who fell on gland send a force against them,
the 5th of March, 1776, and 52. they proclaim Charles II.
his acquittal, i. 193. of the sol- king of England, Scotland, Ire-
diors on the like account, and land, and Virginia, ibid, their
two found guilty of manslaugh- council and house of burgesses
ter, 194. 1S>8. petition the king, present a me-

Troops, general Gage ordered morial to the house of lords, and
to send some to Boston, i. 160 remonstrate to the house of corn-
two regiments are landed in the mons, 1 10. the resolves of the
town, 162. the soldiers and. in. house of burgesses against the
habitants quarrel, and at length right of parliament to tax them,
the former fire upon the latter, 118. the circulation of these re -
and kill several, 188. 191. which solves inflame the inhabitants of
occasions the utmost confusion the several colonies against the
in the town, when it is agreed stamp-act, 119, 121, 137. the
th»t the regiments should with- house of burgesses is dissolved for
draw to the castle, 192. the per- their counter-resolves to those oi
sons slain are buried with unpa- the house of lords and commons;
ralleled pomp, 193. The Bos- when the gentlemen who formed
ton committee act systematically it meet, and enter into a uxiaoi-
to prevent all supplies for the mous association against impor-
troops in the town under gover- tations, 171. the burgesses be-
nor Gage, 252. , /ore their dissolution, addressed

the king on the subject of trans-
porting persons from the colonies
to be tried in Great Britain, 176.
the house of burgesses resolve to
maintain an intercourse with the
.sister colonies, 216.


War, the American, the lower
class of English and Irish adverse
to it, ii. 43.

Warren, doctor, his letter to
general Gage, i. 317. is killed
at the battle of Breed's, miscalled
Bunker's Hill, '355. his charac-
ter, 357. his remains taken up
and honorably buried by the lodge
of Free Masons, ii. 40.

Washington, George, major,
sent by governor Dinwiddle to
the French commandant, i. 88.

•»i -' » colonel, engages the
French, i. 89.

■ esq. elected general
to command all the continental
forces, i. 347. arrives at Cam-
bridge, 365. letters between him
and Gage, 404. the general no
■wise desirous of independency,
though many of the New En-
gland officers are, ii. 13. requires
thirteen regiments of militia to
strengthen the army, 19. is for
crossing the ice and attacking
Boston, 24. sends off troops for
New York upon the town's being
evacuatedj 31. attends a thanks-
giving sermon preached at his re-
quest, 32. is complimented by the
Massachusetts council anil repre-
sentatives in a joint address, 33.
his force at New York small, 79.
a conference between him and the
British adjutant general, 95. e-
vacuates Long Island, 101. evac-
uates New York Island. 118.
crosses the North river into Jer-
seys and Pennsylvania, 126. his
situation after crossing the Dela-
ware, 150. recrosses and attacks
the Hessians, 152. re-enters the

Jerseys, 155. escapes from lord
Gornwallis, marches to Princeton,
and attacks the fourth British
brigade, 156. marches to Mor-
listovrn, 157. the weakness of his
force there, 170. he quits Mor-
ristown, 199. is perplexed about
the destination of tiie British fleet
and army, 214. marches toward
the Brandywine, 215. is hear/en,

226. retreats to Philadelphia,

227. recrosses the Schuylkill with
a firm intent of fighting Sir Wil-
liam Howe, 258. providentially
prevented by an incessant heavy
rain, ib. passes the Schuylkill a-
freslij 229. surprises the main bo-
dy of the royal army at Gciman-
town, 232. is obliged to retreat,
233. his force, 273. at White
Marsh, 277. huts at Valley-forge,
278. his removal from the com-
mand of the army attempted, 305.
he labors to obtain half pay for
the officers, 310. marches the
troops from Valley-forge, 354.
engages the British near Mon-
mouth, 36i. his thoughts upon
the change of public affairs, 377.
his scheme for procuring good in-
telligence, 416. for securing him-
self from an attack, iii. 17. men-
tions the difficulties attending h;s
army, 127. proceeds to meet count
de Kochambeau and adm. Tenray
at Hartford, 128. agrees with the
count upon a plan for the next
campaign, ib. during his absenct
Arnold's scheme for delivering up
West Point is discovered, ifbid.
Washington appoints a board of
general officers to examine and
report upon Major Andre's case,
132. his thoughts upon the whole
business, 134. he detects a most
gross imposition in the furnishing
of cattle for the army, 138. com-
municates his thoughts to lieut.
col. Laurens and Dr. Franklin,
upon the necessity of aid from

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