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France, particularly in money and solve of congress, a passport, for a naval superiority, 154. the pur- his going into New York, and poses to be answered by such su- writes him a polite letter, ib. is periority, 155. his intention of informed by Sir Guy Carleton and catching Arnold and his detach- admiral Digby, of the negociament in Virginia, 177. declares tions for peace, 321, disconcerts the absolute necessity of a timely the attempts to sow discord be. and powerful aid from France, 181. tween the military and civil powdisapproves of the British frigate's ers of the United States, 359. having been furnished with provi- has an interview with Sir Guy șions, to prevent worse consequen. Carleton, 567, addresses a circu. ces to his house and property, 212. lar letter to the governors of the his account of the distresses of several states, 369, issues out his his army, ibid. , settles with Ro- farewell orders to the armies, 375, chambeau his plan of operations, takes his leave of the officers, 213, the French troops under Ro- 377, delivers in his accounts to the chambeau join him, 215. Wash- comptroller at Philadelphia, 378. ington changes his plan of ope- resigns his commission to conrations, 216, marches with the gress at Anapolis, 379, a few allied army for Philadelphia, 217, strictures concerning him, 391. arrives at the Head of Elk, 254, Washington, lieut. col. by a before York-L'own, 255, opens stratagem reduces the British the trenches, 257, obliges the post at Clermont, iii. 124. -. British to surrender, 260. con- Wayne, general, surprised by gratulates the allied army on the general Grey, ii. 229, takes Stoevent, 261, attends congress, 268, ny Point, 438, attacks the block his resolution on the hanging of house at Bergenneck, iii. 66, sent captain Huddy, 293, orders an with the Pennsylvania line to unconditional prisoner to be sent Virginia, and joins the marquis. on from Pennsylvania or Mary. de la Fayette, 211, attacks the land, 315, expresses his concern British ariny under lord Cornwalat captain Asgill's being sent, ib. lis, and extricates himself from upon receiving captain Lippincot's a most perilous situation, ibid. trial, and Sir Guy Carletons let- proceeds to, and commands in ter, he laid the whole matter be. Georgia, 299, routs col. Brown, fore congress for their direction, 324, is surprised by a body of 313, admits Asgill to his parole, Creek Indians, but repulses them, allows him further indulgences, 325, takes possession of Savanand expresses his private opinion nah, upon its being evacuated by in favor of his being released, the British, ib. and permitted to return to his Whitcomb, col. proposes enlistfriends in Europe, 318. the gene- ing as a private, i. 418. ral receives a letter from count de White, col. John, with six vo. Vergennes, interceding for the lunteers, by a stratagem in the captain, accompanied with Mrs. night, makes 141 of the enemy Asgill, the mother's letter to the prisoners, about 25 miles from count, which are forwarded to the Savannah, ji, 34. .. congress, who direct that he Whitefield, the revd. Mr. his should be set at liberty, 319. information alarms the New-EnWashington sends with the re- gland ministers, i. 102.
Williams, colonel, of Ninety-' delivering up of the Serapis and Six, repulses a body of tories, Countess of Scarborough, ii. 458 iii. 108.
presents a memorial to the States Wilmington, in North-Caroli- General, relative to the eventyna, taken by the British, iii. 169. al treaty between America and
Wooster, gen. mortally wound. Holland, iii. 143, withdraws from ed, ii. 196.
the Hague, ib. Wyoming, settlements destroy- rork-Town, and Gloucester ed by the Indians, ii. 385. in Virginia, surrender to the al
lied army under general WashY.
ington, iii. 260.
Yankee, the origin of the term,
Z. i. 312.
Yorke, Şir Joseph; applies to Zeidwitz, lieut. col. is tried, their high mightinesses for the and escapes, ii. 109.