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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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THE GENERAL CONTENTS OF THE SEVERAL LETTERS

IN VOL. II.

LETTER I. P. 1–98.
THE North Carolina general assembly meet, p. 1. The

effects of the Lexington engagement, p. 2. The expédition

against Tyconderoga, p. 10. The proceedings of the Malachu-

setts congress, p. 17. Transactions in and about Boston, p. 23.

Governor Hutchinson's letter books discovered, p. 28. The

acts of the general congress, p. 31. George Washington esq;

elected commander in chief of the continental forces, p. 34.

The battle at Breed's-hill erroneously called Bunker's-hill, p.41.

A speech of the Oneida Indians, p. 54. An answer of the
Stockbridge Indians, p. 56. The reply of the Massachusetts con-
gress, p. 58. The acts of the general congress, p. 60. General

Washington's arrival at the American camp, and the affairs of

the army, p. 63. The acts of the general congress to the time

of their adjourning, p. 69. Georgia accedes to the union, p.

73. The proceedings of the South Carolinians, p. 81-of the

North Carolinians, p. 84-of the Virginians, p. 85–of the

Maryland convention, p. 92. The affairs of Pennsylvania,

Philadelphia, New York, and other places, p. 93.

LETTER II. P. 98-168.

The Thirteen UNITED COLONIES, p. 98. The pro-
ceedings of the South Carolinians, p. 99. The nature of the
opposition to popular measures in their colony, p. 101. They
send troops into the settlements of the royalists, p. 106. The

meafures taken by the North Carolinians, p. 107–by the Vire

ginians, p. 108-in regard to lord Dunmore, p. 110-his lord-

ship disappointed at Norfolk, p. 112-in his expectation of being

joined by a considerable force under Connelly, p. 114. The

orders of the Pennsylvania assembly to their delegates in con-

gress, p. 116. The sentiments of the Jersey assembly, p. 117.

The Afia man of war fires upon New York, p. 118. Governor

Tryon's influence alarms congress, p. 119. Letters between

generals Washington and Gage, p. 125. Colonel Arnold's expe-

dition into Canada, p. 128. Dr. Church's correspondence with

a British officer discovered, p. 134. Falmouth destroyed, p. 138.

The old fouth meeting-house in Boston turned into a horse riding

fchool, p. 139. The Massachusetts assembly resolve to fit out

armed vessels, p. 144. The steps taken to introduce indepen-

dency, p. 149. Acts of congress, p. 153. General Montgomery

is fent to Canada, p. 158--appears before Quebec, p. 167.

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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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