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maintain an intercourse with p. 46his character, p. 49–
the fifter colonies, p. 327.
his remains taken up, and ho-
Virginia, the governor of, orders norably buried by the lodge of
powder to be conveyed away Free Malons, p. 214.
from the public magazine, Washington George, major, fent
Patrick by governor Dinwiddie to the
Henry to march with his vo- French commandant, vol. i. p.
lunteers toward Williamsburgh,
vol. ii. p. 7
house of burgesses, p. 86-goes : gages the French, p. 123.
on board a man of war, p. 87.
esq; elected ge-
He is entreated to return to neral to command all the con-
Williamsburgh, by a joint ad-
tinental forces, vol. ii. p. 34
dress of the council and house, arrives at Cambridge, p. 63-
p. 88--the house presents an
letters between him and Gage, p.
address in answer to his speech, 125. The general no wise de-
p. 90—the convention admit
firous of independency, though
the Scatch petitioners to a strict many of the New England of-
neutrality, p. 109. They fo- ficers are, p. 172--requires 13
lemnly declare in favor of a regiments of milítia to strengthen
restoration to the former friend- the
army, p. 181-is for cross-
ly connection with Great Brie ing the ice and attacking Bof-
tain, p. 109-rescind their for-
ton, p. 189--sends off troops
mer resolution respecting the for New York
Scotch petitioners, on account being evacuated, p. 200-at-
of these not having kept their tends a thanksgiving fermon
faith, p. 114-agree upon a
preached at his request, p. 202
constitution, p. 300--the Bri- -is complimented by the Mal-
tish make a descent upon the sachusetts council and represen-
ftate, vol. iii. p. 260—the state tatives in a joint address, p.
retaliates on the lieut.
of 203—his force at New York
Detroit, and others, p. 261. small, p. 277—a conference be-
Virginians, the loss sustained by tween him and the British ad-
them, while lord Cornwallis was jutant general, p. 302-evacu-
attempting to reduce the state,
ates Long Isand, p. 313--eva--
vol. iv. p. 403
cuates New York Island, p. 339
Virtual representation not applica-
-crosses the North river into
ble to the colonies, vol. i. p. Fersey, p. 347.-retreats through
the Jerseys into Pennsylvania,
P: 353—his situation after croí
Walpole, Sir Robert, his opinion ling the Delaware, p., 390---
about taxing the British colo- recrosses and attacks the Hef-
nies, vol. i. p. 109.
fians, p. 394—re-enters the Jér.
War, the American, the lower sey's, p. 398--escapes from lord
class of English and Irish ad- Cornwallis, marches to Princeton,
verse to it, vol. ii. p. 219.
and attacks the fourth British
Warren, doctor, his letter to ge- brigade, p. 4.00---marches to
neral Gage, vol. i. p. 489-is Morristown, p. 402-the weak-
killed at the battle of Breed's, nefs of his force there, p. 422.
miscalled Bunker's Hill, vol. ii. He quits Morristown, p. 469-
is perplexed about the desti-
nation of the British fleet and
army, P: 493marches toward
the Brandywine, p. 494.is
beaten, p. 511--retreats to Phi-
ladelphia, p. 513--recrosses the
Schuylkill with a firm intent of
fighting Sir William Howe, p.
by an incessant heavy rain, p.
515-pafles the Schus till afreth,
P: 516-surprises the main bo-
dy of the royal army at Ger-
man-town, p. 522-is obliged
to retreat, p. 524--his force,
vol. iii. p. 3-at White Marsh,
p. 10–huts at Valley-forge, p.
11-his removal from the com-
mand of the army attempted,
p., 54—he labors to obtain
half pay for the officers, p. 63-
marches the troops from Valley-
forge, p. 133-engages the Bri-
tish neår Monmouth, p. 146–
his thoughts upon the change
of public affairs, p. 170--his
scheme for procuring good in-
telligence, p. 235-for secur-
ing himself from an attack, p.
305--mentions the difficulties
attending his army, p. 478-
proceeds to meet count de Ro-
chambeau and adm. Ternay at
Hartford, p. 479-agrees with
the count upon a plan for the
next campaign, p. 480--during
his absence Arnold's scheme for
delivering up West Point is dif-
covered, idem. Washington ap-
points a board of general offi-
cers to examine and report up-
on major Andre's case, p. 486
- his thoughts upon the whole
business, p. 490. He detects
a moft gross imposition in the
furnishing of cattle for the are
my, p. 495-communicates his
thoughts to lieut. col. Laurens
and Dr. Franklin, upon the ne-
geflity of aid from France, par.
ticularly in money and a naval
superiority, vol. iv. p. 23.-
the purposes to be answered by
such fuperiority, p.25—his in
tention of catching Arnold and
his detachment in Virginia, F:
60-declares the absolute necel-
siry of a timely and powerful
aid from France, p. 67-dil-
approves of the British frigate's
having been furnished with pro-
visions, to prevent worse cor
sequences to his house and pro-
perty, p. 118-his account of
the diffresses of his army, f.
119-settles with Rochambec:
his plan of operations, p. 120
- the French
chambeau join him, p. 123,
Washington changes his plan of
operations, p. 125 - marche
with the allied army for Pbila-
delphia, p. 126--arrives at the
Head of Elk, p. 186—before
York Town, p. 188-opens
the trenches, p. 191—oblige
the British to surrender, p. 196
-congratulates the allied arny
on the event, p. 197—attends
congress, p. 208_his resolu-
tion on the hanging of captain
Joshua Huddy, p. 249-—orders
an unconditional prisoner to be
fent on from Pennsylvania or
Maryland, p. 284
his concern at capt. Afgill's
being sent, p. 285_upon :
ceiving capt. Lippincot's trial,
and Sir Guy Carleton's letter,
he laid the whole matter before
congress for their direction, p.
288-admits Afgill to his på:
role, allows him further indul.
gences, and expresses his pri-
vate opinion in favor of his be.
ing released, and permitted to
return to his friends in Europe,
p. 289—the general receives a
letter from count de Vergentes
interceding for the captain, a
companied with, Mrs. Afgill, p. 300mm takes poffeffion of
the mother's letter to the count, Savannah,
which are forwarded to con- evacuated by the British, p.
gress, who direct that he should
be set at liberty, p. 290
Whitcomb, colonel, proposes in-
Washington sends with the re- lifting as a private, vol. ii. p.
folve of congress, a passport for 147.
his going into New York, and White, colonel John, with fix vo-
writes him a polite letter, p. lunteers, by a stratagem in the
291-is informed by Sir Guy night, makes 141 of the ene-
Carleton and adm. Digby, of the my prisoners, about 25 miles
negotiations for peace, p. 294 from the Savannah, vol. iii.
disconcerts the attempts to 331.
fow discord between the mili- Whitefield, the reverend Mr. his
tary and civil powers of the information alarms the New
United States, p. 355-has an England minifters, vol. i. p.
interview with Sir Guy Carle- 143•
ton, p. 367_addresses a circu- Wilkes, John, esq; triumphs at
lar letter to the governors of length by the success of the mo-
the several states, p. 370-is- tion for expunging, from the
fues out his farewell orders to
journals of the house of com-
the armies, p. 380-takes his mons, the entry by which he
leave of the officers, p. 383– was pronounced, in 1769, in-
delivers in his accounts to the capable of fitting in that house,
comptroller at Philadelphia, p.
vol. iv. p. 263.
385-refigns his commiffion to Williams, colonel, of Ninety Six,
congress at Annapolis, P. 387– repulses a body of tories, vol.
a few Itrictures conc
Mr. Roger, the first
Wabington, licut. colonel, by a legislator in these latter ages,
Itratagem reduces the British that establishes full liberty of
poft at Clermont, vol. iii.
conscience in Rhode Island and
Providence Plantations, vol. i.
Wayne, general, surprised by ge- P: 37.
neral Grey, vol. ii. p. 517- Wilmington, in North Carolina,
takes Stoney Point, vol. iii. p. taken by the British, vol. iv.
268---attacks the block-house at
Bergen-neck, p. 381-sent with W softer, general, mortally wound-
the Pennsylvania line to Virgi- ed, vol. ii. p. 404.
nia, and joins the marquis de Wyoming settlements destroyed by
la Fayette, vol. iv. p. 115
the Indians, vol. iii. p. 185.
attacks the British
lord Cornwallis, and extricates Yankee, the origin of the term,
himfelf from a moft perilous vol. i. p. 481:
fituation, p. 117--proceeds to Yorke, Sir Joseph, applies to their
and commands in Georgia, p.
high mightinelles for the deli-
258--routs col. Brorun, p. 299 vering up of the Serapis and
--is surprised by a body of Countess of Scarborough, vol. iii.
Creek Indians, but repulses them,
P. 300-presents a memorial to
the States General relative to the eventual treaty between America and Holland, vol. iv. p. 5 -withdraws from the Hague,
York Town, and Gloucester in Vir