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The committee of congress appointed to enquire into the con-
The American and British force under Washington and Howe,
The conduct of the French, p. 329. Upon the news of the
Letter XII. P. 343—350.
Accounts of admiral Keppel, p. 343. He engages the French fleet under count d'Orviliiers, p. 347—returns to Plymouth, p. 348.
Letter XIII. P. 350—397.
The British commissioners for restoring peace arrive at Philadelphia, p. 351. The British army under Sir Henry Clinton evacuate that city, p. 352. The American army pursue them, p. 354. Sir H. Clinton changes the disposition of his troops, p. 355. General Lee, with the advanced American corps, ordered to fall upon the rear of the British, p. 356. Some firing between them, p. 359. Lee's • corps retreat, p. 360. Washington meets the troops, and orders them to make a stand, p. 361. The British are checked, p. 363 and at length compelled to give way, ibid. They arrive at Sandy-Hook, p. 364. General Lee has charges exhibited against him, and is tried, p. 365. Lord Howe arrives at Sandy-Hook with the fleet from Philadelphia, p. 367. Count d'Estaing's fleet anchors without the Hook, p. 368. The count sails for Newport, p. 369. General Sullivan, with a body of Americans, crosses over to Rhode-Island, p. 371. A violent storm prevents an engagement between lord Howe and count d'Estaing, ibid. The French decline prosecuting the expedition against Newport, p.
372. Sullivan's troops engage the British, p. 373 and then
retreat from off the island, p. 375. The British expedition against Bedford, p. 376. Governor Johnstone's attempts to corrupt certain members of congress, p. 377. Congress resolve to hold no intercourse with him, ibid. The British commissioners appeal to the people, p. 378—publish a valedictory manifesto and proclamation, p. 379. Acts of congress, p. 381. Mr. Gerard, the French plenipotentiary, has a public audience, p. 381. The choice of Dr. Franklin, by congress, for their minister plenipotentiary at the court of France, and their instructions to him, p. 382. The Indian expeditions against the Connecticut settlers at Wyoming, p. 385. C°lonel Clarke's expedition into the Indian country, p. 390. The British expedition to Egg-harbour, p. 391. Quarrels between the Americans and French at Charleston, in South-Carolina, and at Boston, p. 393. Count d'Estaing and his officers entertained at Boston, ibid—he sails from thence, p. 395. President Laurens's letter to governor Houston, p. 397.
A,number of loyal refugees at New-York unbodied, p. 410".—
Admiral Keppel tried and honorably acquitted, p. 418. Sir