History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent, Band 5

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Little, Brown,, 1878
 

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Danger from the Savages 48Stuart the Indian Agent 48Gage and
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porary Popular Government 55 Character of Caswell 55Hooper proposes
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ica 57Barringtons Hesitation 57 Ministers supersede Gage 58Hano
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CHAPTER XLVIII
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for every Party 71 Impartiality with regard to Men wins General Sympathy
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77The King and the East India Company 77Advice of Hutchinson
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Proclamation in America 82Opinion of the Wife of John Adams 82Mas
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tude of George III 89One Person sent to the Tower 89Loyal Addresses
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Gunning put upon the Defensive 93 The Empress recommends Unity
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look for Support to German Princes 106The Ministry not Popular in Eng
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CHAPTER LII
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embarks for St Johns 116Schuyler retreats 117 His Letter to Congress
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Washingtons Address to the Canadians 124The Party reach the Kenne
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Carleton escapes to Quebec p 129Prescott and the Flotilla captured 129
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CHAPTER LV
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Trumbull pleads for the Deserters 143Militia called out 143Lee still
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resolve to take it 148They approach the Great Bridge 149Dunmore
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Thoughts 154His Difficulties 155His Opinion in Favor of Independence
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Cushing superseded by Gerry 162Zeal of Samuel Adams 162He is sec
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CHAPTER LVIII
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186General Confidence in his Military Abilities 186The City reviled 187
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Caswell joins Lillington 191Caswells Force 191Attack of the Loyal
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Expectations of the Ministry 197Consternation of the British in Boston
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CHAPTER LXI
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Why Britain may make War on France and Spain 223 Hatred of France
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agrees with Wergennes 230Grimaldis Promises to share the Expense of aid
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Thereupon Government established 234A Single Executive 234Very
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Washington at New York 241British Forces to be concentrated there
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Design against Connecticut and Rhode Island 244 Unconditional Submission
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CHAPTER LXIV
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Resolution for Independence reported 257 And adopted 258How it
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adopt the New Instructions 267Great Debate in Congress 267The Oppo
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Turgot 246Turgot dismissed from Office 246 De Clugny 246Effect
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North Carolina Regiments 274Orders of Lee 274Armstrong at Haddrells
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Morris 281 Parker expects Clintons Cooperation 281 Pause in the Fire
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Messages of Wooster 287 Feeling in the Colonies 287March of Citizens
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ments from Washingtons Army 291Washingtons Small Force 291He
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Attempt on Three Rivers 297 Gallantry of Wayne 298Expedition
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Witherspoon John Adams 350Of Rush Hopkins 351Jeffersons Compro
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Arrival of Silas Deane 357IIe confides in Edward Bancroft 357 France
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King of France 361 Danger from a Preference of Peace 361Effect of this
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posts of New York 367Condition of the American Army 367 Opinion
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Council of War inefficient 369 Governor of Connecticut 369 Rising
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ings 383Character of General Howe 383 Delancey and Woodhull 384
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THE PROGREss of THE Howes August 30September 15 1776
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Congress yields 396 Interview between Lord Howe and the Committee
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CHAPTER VII
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The Fisheries 409 Commissioners to France 409Franklin and Deane
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CHAPTER VIII
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CHAPTER IX
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attack East Florida 428His March 428He wastes his Troops 429Goes
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Clamors for a Separate Army 436Division in Pennsylvania
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CHAPTER XI
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Laurel Hill captured 452 Feeble Movement of Lord Percy 452 Retreat
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take of the Howes 458Conquest of Rhode Island 458Washingtons
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CHAPTER XIII
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an End 472He asks for More Power 472He remonstrates with Congress
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Approaches of the British Army 384Necessity of a Retreat 385 Measures
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iments agree to remain 488Zeal of Washington Stark and Morris 488
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CHAPTER XV
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of electing the Governor 507Property Qualification 507 Period of Service
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The Free Black in New York 512 Influence of Protestantism on Freedom
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The Friends of Choiseul 521 Interview of Fox with Franklin 521Ameri
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CHAPTER XVII
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537Florida Blanca and Wergennes 537 Vergennes fixes the Epoch for
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Zeal of the Margrave 542He becomes a Driver 542 Recruits from Ger
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Request to Congress 548His Request refused 549 Exchange of Prisoners
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Interference in Philadelphia 555Clinton on the Hudson 556 Rivalry
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Retreat of the British 561They reembark 562Congress reward
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CHAPTER XXI
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His Threats against New England 575SaintClair selfdeceived 575Ticon
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Their Calls for Aid 578 Battle of Hubbardton 578 Riedesel comes to
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his Time for arriving at Albany 587 Baum sent to Bennington 587
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Consequent Loss to Washingtons Army 593Howe embarks for Philadelphia
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Washingtons Army at Chester 598Losses 599 Loss of the British 599
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