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QUID VERUM **** CURO, ET ROGO, ET OMNIS IN HOC SUM.

Horat. 1 Ep. 1 Libe

IN FOUR VOLUME S.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR;
AND SOLD BY CHARLES DILLY, IN THE POULTRY; AND
JAMES BUCKLAND, IN PATER-NOSTER-ROW.

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QUID VERUM **** CURO, ET ROGO, ET OMNIS IN HOC SUM.

Horat. 1 Ep. 1 Libe

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR;
AND SOLD BY CHARLES DILLY, IN THE POULTRY; AND
JAMES BUCKLAND, IN PATER-NOSTER-ROW.

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LETTER III. P. 168–218.

- New Hampshire convention take up civil government, p. 168.

The critical situation of the American army before Boston, p.

172. General Lee is sent on to New York, p. 174. The in-

habitants of Tryon county disarmed, p. 176. General Mont-

gomery killed in an attack upon Quebec, p. 185. Preparations

for taking possession of Dorchester-heights, p. 190. The Ame-

ricans possess themselves of the same, p. 192. General Howe

resolves upon evacuating Boston, p. 196-evacuates it, p. 198.

The hardships 'experienced by the inhabitants of the town, p.

204. Norfolk in Virginia burnt, p. 206. The North Carolina

insurgents subdued, p. 208. The acts of congress, p. 212.

Commodore Hopkins's naval expedition, p. 214.

LETTER IV. P. 218-248.

The general voice of the Europeans rather favorable to the

Americans, p. 219. A dreadful tempest on the coasts of New-

foundland, p. 222. General Conway opposes administration, p.

225. The duke of Grafton unexpectedly quits it, p. 226.

Governor Penn examined before the house of lords, p. 231.

The address of the representatives of Nova Scotia to the king

and parliament, p. 234. The bill for prohibiting all inter-

course with the Thirteen United Colonies strenuously opposed,

p. 235. Sir Peter Parker and earl Cornwallis fail for America,

p. 240. The British king's treaties with the German princes,

p. 241-protested against, p. 243. Lord Howe and gen. Howe

constituted his majesty's commisioners for restoring peace to the

colonies, p. 245. The sentiments of the French relative to the

American contest, p. 247

LETTER V. P. 248—298.

The blockade of Quebec continued, p. 249. The Americans

conclude upon retreating from before it, p. 252. The Ameri-

can fort at the Cedars surrendered, p. 254. General Thompson

goes against the British at Three Rivers ; is defeated and taken,

p. 256. The Americans retreat from Canada, p. 259. Capt.

Mugford takes the Hope ordnance store ship, p. 264. The

British ships of war are driven from Nantakket, p. 266. A

number of highlanders with lieut. colonel Campbell taken in

Bofton bay, p. 268. Measures taken to draw the New Yorkers

into independency, p. 269. Acts of congress, p. 271. Reso-

lutions respecting independency moved and seconded in congress,

p. 274. Mr. Payne's pamphlet ftiled Common Sense, p. 275.

A scheme for destroying general Washington's army at New

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