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DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA, to wit.
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the thirteenth day of *********
*** February, in the twenty-eighth year of the Independence
* of the United States of America, CALEB P. WAYNE, * of the said District, hath deposited in this office the
Title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Pro. prietor, in the words following, to wit:....
“ The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the “ American Forces, during the War which established the Indepen" dence of his country, and First President of the United States.... 6 Compiled under thc Inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Wash66 ington, freni original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased 66 Relative, and now in possession of the author. To which is precó fixed, an Introduction, containing a compendious View of the “ Colonies planted hy the English on the Continent of North Ame« rica, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which “ terminated in their Independence. By John MARSHALL."
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States . entituled “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned.... And also to the Act intituled “ An act Supplementary to an Act intituled “ An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the
District of Pennsylvania.
Arnold defeated on the lakes....General Carleton appears
before Ticonderoga....Retires into winter quarters in Canada.... Indian affairs.... Treatment of prisoners.... Maritime exertions of America....Paper money....General conduct towards the disaffected.... Observations on militia and other defects in the structure of the American army.
CHAPTER II. ' American army inoculated....General Heath moves down
to King's bridge, but returns to Peck's-Kill without effecting any thing.... Skirmishes.... State of the army.... Destruction of stores at Peck's-Kill....At Danbury....Expedition of colonel Meiggs to Sagg Harbour....Sir William Howe moves out to Somerset court-house in great force ....Returns to Amboy....Endeavours to cut off the retreat of the American army to Middlebrook, but is disappointed....Lord Cornwallis skirmishes near the Scotch Plains with lord Stirling.... The British army embark.