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Quincy, Mr extracts from his rican colonies, 105, it is consis
journal while in England, i. 282, dered 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,
Randolph, the American fri. Revolt, the, of the Pennsylva-
gate, blown up, ii. 325. nia line of troops, ii. 150, the
Rawdun, lord, marches out of revolters march to Princeton, 152,
Cainden, 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
brigade, is speedily suppressed,
Red Bank, count Donop repul- and two of the leaders executed,
sed there, ji, 273.
Reed, colonel Joseph, his letter Rhode Island plantatićn 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, 36. 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, coin- 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,
. 850. 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.
171. 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 Carolia ed by the inhabitants, iii. 65.
na assembly occasion their disso, joins Washington with the French
lution, by governor Tryon, 173. troops, 218. lene'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. - Rodney, 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 and de-
of raising a revenue in the Ame- feats the Spanish fleet under Don
Juan Langara, 83. engages count province into a respectable pos.
de Guichen, 85. takes St. Eusta- ture of defence, i. 376. the go.
tia, 184. watches count de Grasse, vernor, lord William Campbell,
305. engages him, 306. is cre- distrustful of his personal safety,
ated an English peer, 312. quits Charleston and goes on board
Rutledge, governor, of South a royal sloop of war, 388, the
Carolina, retaliates for col. Bal. committee of safety.send troops
four's conduct, iii. 245. issues into the settlements of the royal.
writs for a new election of re- ists, and seize their leaders, 392,
presentatives, &c. 269.
the provincial congress determine
upon an independent constitution,
Saville, Sir George, moves for ii. 37, the state goes to war with .
the relief of the Papists, ii. 341. the Cherokees, 133, new models
• Savannah evacuated by the Bri- the temporary form of govern-
tish, iii. 325.
ment, 324, is invaded by general
Sayre, Mr. secured and com- Prevost, 430. a general revolt in
mitted to the tower, ii. 46. sues favor of congress, iii. 96.
lord Rochford, 178.
Spaniards, their humanity to
Schaick, colonel Van, his ex- their British prisoners, iii. 149.
pedition against the Indians, ii. Spanish and French fleets join
in the West Indies, but make no
Scheme, one for destroying ge- attempts against Jamaica, iii. 141.
neral Washington's army at New Stamp-act, i. 1ll, colonel Bar-
York, ii. 78.
re's speech in the debates upon it,
Schuyler, general, disarms the 112, during the debate, general
inhabitants of Tryon county, ii. Conway denies the right of par-
16. resolutions of congress con- liament to tax the colonies, 1:13,
cerning him, 172, 202.
the resolves of the Virginia house
Seal of the United States of of burgesses, respecting the stamp-
America, iii. 323.
act, 117, 118, the spirits of the
Secession, the, of many of the colonists inflamed by them, so that
minority members, ii. 182. great disturbances follow, 121.
Ships, British, taken in Boston 127, 128, the repeal of the stamp-
bay, and the neighborhood, i. act, 138, the joy that occasions
through the colonies, 141.
of war, driven from Stamp-papers, the distributors
Nantasket, and the port of Bos- of them resign, i. 127. 129, 130.
ton opened, ii. 72. the Phænix business carried on without them,
and Rose go up the North river 131.
and return, 96.
Stark, general, arrives with
Slaves, African, first introdu- the New Hampshire militia in
ced into the colonies, i. 48. the neighbourhood of Burgoyne's
Snider, Christopher, killed at army, in order to oppose him. ii.
Boston, and buried with the great. 241. defeats lieut. colonels Baum
ess respect, i. 184.
and Breyman, 244.
Sons of Liberty, the rise of the State of the army under gene-
title among the Americans, i. 117. ral Washington, ii. 104. in the
South Carolina congress enter northern department, 105.
into an association, and resolve Steuben, baron, is chosen in.
upon putting Charleston and the spector general, ii, 313.
Stewart, lieut. colonel, engages York and Philadelphia, their pas-
general Greene at the Eutaw toral letter, i, 372.
springs, iii. 242.
Stony-Point taken by the Bria
tish, ii. 453. retaken by the Amer-
Tallmage, major, surprises fort
2 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.
e 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-
256. send to the general congress tives, according to the declarative
at Phiiadelphia 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
i 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 num. Charles Townsend, 146..
ber of them, 37 4. retreats from Tea, the East India company
Rhode Island, 375.
request the repeal of the Ameri-
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 Hangingrock, 95. on the ladelphia and New-York resign
Wateree, 104. is defeated by their appointment, 219. a quan.
colonel Tarletoni, 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
by Tarleton, whom he repulses, to Great Britain, ib. the mea-
122. takes the British garrison sures taken at Boston to induce
at Orangeburgh, 194.
the consignees at the place to re-
Surgeons in the American sign, 221, the tea-ships arrive,
army, many of them excessively and are watched, 222. the contents
deficient, ii. 115.
of 342 chests of tea cast into the
Syrod, the United; of New salt water, 225.
Terney, admiral de, arrives at Tryon county, the inhabitants
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,
and Norwalk, 436.
Tobago taken, ui. 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
the colonies, 321.
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 de 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. 449.
Trenton, 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, s. 193. of the sol- king of England, Scotland, Ire-
diers on the like account, and land, and Virginia, ibid. their
two found guilty of manslaugh- council and house of burgesses
ter, 194. 198.
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 com-
two regiments are landed in the mons, 110. 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
that the regiments should with- house of burgesses is dissolved for
draw to the castle, 192, the per- their counter-resolves to those of
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 unani-
to prevent all supplies for the mous association against impor-
troops in the town under govér- tations, 171. the burgesses be.
nor Gage, 25%.
,fore their dissolution, addressed
the king on the subject of trans- Jerseys, 155. éscapes from lord porting persons from the colonies Cornwallis, marches to Princeton, to be tried in Great Britain, 176. apd attacks the fourth British the house of burgesges resolve to brigade, 156. marches to Mormaintain an intercourse with the ristown, 157. the weakness of his sister colonies, 216.
force there, 170. he quits Mor. W
ristown, 199. is perplexed about War, the American, the lower the destination of the British fleet class of English and Irish adverse and army, 214. marches toward to it, ii. 43.
the Brandywine, 215. is beaten, Warren, doctor, his letter to 226. retreats to Philadelphia, general Gage, i. 317. is killed 227. recrosses the Schuylkill with at the battle of Breed's, miscalled a firm intent of fighting Sir Wil. Bunker's Hill, 355. his charac- liam Howe, 228. providentially ter, 357. his remains taken up prevented by an incessant heavy and honorably buried by the lodge rain, ib. passes the Schuylkill aof Free Masons, ii. 40. . fresh, 229. surprises the main bc.
Washington, George, major, dy of the royal army at Germansent by governor Dinwiddie to town, 232. is obliged to retreat, the French commandant, i. 88. 233. his force, 273. at White
colonel, engages the Marsh, 277. luuts at Valley-forge, French, i. 89.
273. his removal from the coing esq. elected general mand of the army attempted, 305. to command all the continental he labors to obtain half pay for forces, i. 347.' arrives at Cam- the officers, 310. marches the bridgé, 365. letters between him troops from Valley-forge, 354. and Gage, 404. the general no engages the British near Monwise desirous of independency, mouth, 361. his thoughts upon though many of the New En- the change of public affairs, 377. gland officers are, ii. 13. requires his scheme for procuring good in. thirteen regiments of militia to telligence, 416. for securing him. strengthen the army, 19. is for self from an attack; ii. 17. men. crossing the ice and attacking tions the difficulties attending his Boston, 24. sends off troops for army, 127. proceeds to meet count New York upon the town's being de Rochambeau and adm. Ternay evacuated, 31. attends a thanks. at Hartford, 128. agrees with the giving sermon preached at his re. count upon a plan for the next quest, 32. is complimented by the campaign, ib. during his absence Massachusetts council and repre. Arnold's scheme for delivering up sentatives in a joint address, 33. West Point is discovered, ibid. his force at New York small, 79. Washington appoints a board of a conference between him and the general officers to examine and British adjutant general, 95. e- report upon Major Andre's case, vacuates Long Island, 101, evac. 132. his thoughts upon the whole uates New York Island. 118. business, 134. he detects a inost crosses the North river into Jer. gross imposition in the furnishing seys and Pennsylvania, 126. his of cattle for the army, 138. comsituation after crossing the Dela- municates his thoughts to lieut. ware, 150. recrosses and attacks col. Laurens and Dr. Franklin, the Hessians, 152. re-enters the upon the necessity of aid from