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sailles, and general Washington's hints to him, p. 154-the ge neral writes to Dr. Franklin, p. 155. The Virginia house of de legates resolve respecting Gates, p. r56. The returns of Greene's force in South-Carolina, and his concluding on a partisan war, ibid-his letter to lord Cornwallis, p. 157-he divides his force, p. 158. Lieut. col. Tarleton is detached after gen. Morgan, by whom he is defeated, p. 160. Lord Cornwallis pursues Mor gan, p. 163. Gen. Greene arrives, and takes the command of Morgan's troops, p. 164. The Americans retreat, and safely cross the Dan into Virginia, though pursued by his hordship with the utmost eagerness, ibid. Greene re-crosses the Dan, p. 169. Gen. Pickens and lieut. col. Lee cut in pieces a large body of royalists, p. 170. Cornwallis attempts to surprise the American light-infantry, p. 171. Greene determines upon fighting his lordship, p. 173. His lordship attacks and defeats him, ibid. His lordship retreats toward Cross-Creek, and Greene pursues him to Deep-River, p. 175. General Arnold sails for, and lands in Virginia, p. 177. General Washington lays a planfor catching him, ibid. Sir H. Clinton sends general Philips, with more troops, to take the command in Virginia, p. 479. Acts of congress, ibid. Mr. Robert Morris chosen financier, p. 180. The Maryland delegates empowered to subscribe the confederation, which is thereby completed, ibid. General Washington gives his decisive opinion upon the necessity of a timely and powerful aid from France, p. 181.

LETTER VII. P. 182-188.

The attempt of the baron de Rullecourt on the Isle of Jersey, frustrated by major Pierson, p. 182. Lord George Gordon tried and acquitted, p. 184. Gibraltar relieved by the British fleet under admiral Darby, ibid. The Spaniards commence a heavy fire upon the fortress, which is returned, ibid. Sir George Rodney and gen. Vaughan, take St. Eustatia, St. Martin and Saba, p. 185. The property in St. Eustatia confiscated, and many of the inhabitants reduced to penury, and transported to St. Kitts, p. 186. Demarara and Issequibo surrender, p. 187.

LETTER VIII. P. 188-230.

General Greene leaves North-Carolina, and marches toward Camden, p. 188-is defeated by lord Rawdon at Hobkirk's hill, p. 189 his letter to Rawdon, p. 191-to governor Reed of Pennsylvania, p. 192. Lord Rawdon evacuates Camden, p. 194. The British posts are taken by the Americans in quick succession, ibid. Greene marches against the garrison at Ninety-Six, p. 195 -is obliged to abandon the siege, and is pursued by Rawdon, p. 198. He pursues his lordship, and offers him battle, ibid. Greene's

Greene's letter concerning Gates, p. 199. The miseries attending the war in South-Carolina, p. 200. Extracts from letters of lord George Germaine, p. 201. The affair of colonel Hayne, who is executed by the joint order of lord Rawdon and colonel Balfour, p. 202. The operations in Virginia, under generals Philips and Arnold, p. 205. The marquis de la Fayette makes a rapid march from Baltimore to Richmond, p. 206. Lord Cornwallis joins the British in Virginia, ibid-is disconcerted in his attempts to crush the marquis, p. 207. The marquis joined: by the Pennsylvania line, under general Wayne, p. 209. His. lordship commences a retrogade movement, p. 210. Wayne attacks his lordship, and extricates himself by means of it, p. 211. General Washington's army in want of provision, p. 212. Count de Barras arrives at Boston to take the command of the French squadron at Newport, p. 213. Washington meets Rochambeau at Weathersfield, ibid. Washington's letters intercepted and conveyed to New-York, p. 214. The French troops join the Americans under Washington, p. 215. The plan of operations changed, and the allied troops march for Philadelphia, p. 216. The behavior of the French troops while at Newport, and on their march to join gen. Washington, p. 218. Don Galvez completes the conquest of West-Florida. p. 219. Sir Samuel Hood and count de Grasse engage, p. 220. Tobago taken by the French, p. 222. A subscription for a loan opened by congress for the support of the South-Carolinians and Georgians driven from their country by the enemy, p. 223. The heroism of the whig ladies in Charleston, p. 224. The treatment of the gentlemen removed from Charleston to St. Augustine, p. 225of the continental officers, p. 226. Complaints of severities exercised toward the American marine prisoners at New-York, bid. The particular evils produced by the paper currency, p. 228. the extinction of it occasions no convulsion, p. 229. A number of the ships from Statia taken by the French, ibid.

LETTER IX. P. 230–239.

Commodore Johnstone is attacked by Mr. de Suffrein, p. 231. -the commodore takes several large Dutch East-india ships, p. 232. Admirals Hyde Parker and Zoutman engage on the Dogger-Bank, p. 233. Minorca is attacked by the Spaniards and French, p. 237. The combined fleets cruise at the mouth of the British channel, ibid. Extracts from some letters to Mr. Vergennes, p. 239.

LETTER X. 239-270.

Acts of congress, p. 240. General Greene demands from the British commanders the reasons for the execution of Hayne, Bal


four's answer, and Greene's reply, ibid. Greene engages lieut. col. Stewart at the Eutaw Springs, p. 242. Stewart abandons Eutaw, p. 244 Gov. Rutledge retaliates for Balfour's conduct, p. 245. A spirit of mutiny among Greene's troops, ibid-his letter to gen. Gould, p. 246. He marches toward Dorchester, and by his manoeuvres induces the British garrison to abandon the place, p. 248. Gen. Picking expedition against the Cherokees, bid. Arnold's enterprise against New-London, p. 249. De Bar ras sails from Rhode-Island, p. 250. Sir Samuel Hood arrives at Sandy-Hook, ibid. De Grasse arrives in the Chesapeake, and engages adm. Graves, p. 251 De Barras arrives in the Chesapeake, p. 252. Lord Cornwallis repairs to York-town and Gloucester, p. 253. The allied troops arrive at the Head of Elk, p. 254-join the troops under the marquis de la Fayette, p. 255-march and invest York-town, ibid. Washington's letter to de Grasse, ibid. The trenches opened by the combined armies before York-town, p. 257. A capitulation settled, and the posts of York-town and Gloucester surrendered, p. 260. The British fleet and army des tined for the relief of lord Cornwallis, arrive off Chesapeake. after his surrender, and therefore return, p. 261. De Grassesails for the West-Indies, p. 262. Acts of congress on their hearing of the reduction of the British army, p. 263. They attend at the Roman Catholic chapel, and hear the chaplain to the em bassy, p. 264. their resolve respecting marquis de la Fayette the president addresses gen. Washington, p. 268. The subscribers to the Bank of North-America incorporated, ibid. Impro per conduct toward the British prisoners, p. 269. Gov. Rutledge exercises his authority afresh in South-Carolina, ibid. LETTER XI. P. 270-290.

Mr. Jay delivers in propositions relative to an intended treaty with Spain, p. 270. The king opens the session of parliament, p.272. The intended address, remonstrance and petition of the city of London, p. 273. Mr. Laurens discharged from his con-finement in the Tower, p. 275. Statia surprised by the marquis. de Bouille, ibid. Adm. Kempenfelt's successful cruise, p. 277. The reduction of Minorca, p. 278. Gen. Conway's motion a gainst continuing the war in America, p. 281. A new admini-stration formed, p. 282. St. Kitt's attacked and taken by the French, p. 283. Mr. J. Adams succeeds in his applications to the States-General, and is acknowledged as the American plenipo tentiary, p. 287. His imperial majesty favors the rights of con science. p. 289.

LETTER XII. P. 290-299.

Communications from the French minister plenipotentiary to congress, p. 291. The execution of capt. Huddy by the New


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