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QUID VERUM **** CURO, ET ROGO, ET OMNIS IN HOC SUM.
Horat. 1 Ep. 1 Liba
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR;
A DCC LXXXVIII.
THE GENSRAL CONTENTS OF THE SEVERAL LETTERS
IN VOL. 11.
THE North Carolina general assembly meet, p. 1. The
effects of the Lexington engagement, p. 2. The expedition
The Thirteen UNITED COLONIES, p. 98. The pro-
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 poffeffion of Dorchester-heights, p. 190. The Ame. ricans possess themselves of the same, p. 192. General Howe resolves upon evacuating Bolon, p. 196_evacuates it, p. 199. 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 Newfoundland, 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 intercourse 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 commissioners 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 retrcating from before it, p. 252. The Ameri. can fort at the Cedars surrendered, p. 254. General Thompson2 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 fhip, p. 264. The British ships of war are driven from Nantoket, p. 266. A number of highlanders with licut. colonel Campbell taken in Boston bay, p. 268. Measures taken to draw the New Yorkers into independency, p. 269. Acts of congress, p. 271. Resolucions 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
Tart, p. 276. Sir Peter Parker and general Clinton's design against Charlestown in South Carolina, p. 279.' Pennsylvania and Maryland agree to independence, p. 289. The Declaration of Independence, p. 290.
LETTER VI, P. 298–320. Lord Howe arrives off Staten Isand, and sends a letter to Georze Washington esq; p. 301. General Howe lands the royal army on Long Island, p. 306-surprises and defeats the Americ cars, p. 308. The Americans conclude upon eyacuating the island, p. 313. The wretched state of the armies under gener rals Wajpington and Gates, p. 316.
LETTER VII. P. 321–389. Some members of congress have a conference with lord How?, p. 322. General Washington's distressing situation, p. 323. The Americans evacuate New York, p. 328. A terrible fre at New York, p. 330. Great animofities in the American army, p. 331. Congress adopt a new code for the government of the army, p. 332. General Howe lands on Frog's Neck, p. 336. The Americans, by the advice of general Lee, evacuate New York ifland, p. 338. The battle of the Brunx, or White Plains, p. 340. General Howe advances toward Kingsbridge, p. 344. General Washington crosses the North river, p. 347. The royal army takes fort Washington, p. 348. Fort Lee abandoned by general Greene, p. 353. General Washington retreats to Newark, and through the Jerseys across the Delaware into Pennsylvania, p. 353. General Lee taken, p. 358. A summary of the captures made by general Home during the campaign, p. 360. General Lee's letter to the French mi. nifter, p. 362. The Carolinians engage in a successful war with the Cherokees, p. 364. - Acts of congress, p: 370. They appoint commissioners to the court of France, p. 372-agree upon a scheme of a lottery, p. 377. General Gates fixes upon general Arnold to command the American feet on lake Chanplain, p. 379. Arnold engages the British feet and is defeated, p. 383. The wind keeps back Sir Guy Carleton from improving bis victory, p. 385-his humanity to the Anierican prisoners, p. 388.
LETTER VIII. P. 390—435. The infatuation of the enemy saved the Americans; when they retreated across the. Delaware, p. 390. General Washington crosses into the Jerseys, defeats a body of Helsians at Trentin, and returns to Pennsylvania, p. 395. Returns to Trenton,