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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 SEAL 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.... “ Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Wash“ ington, froni original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased
Relative, and now in possession of the author. To which is pre
fixed, an Introduction, containing, a compendious View of the “ Colonies planted by the English on the Continent of North Ame« rica, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which 66 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
to King's bridge, but returns to Peck's-Kill without ef.
taken at Saratoga....Burgoyne permitted to depart....
Plan of reconciliation with America agreed to in par-
liament....Communicated to, and rejected by congress....
The resolutions of this body thereupon.... Information
received of treaties of alliance and commerce being en-
tered into between France and the United States.... The
difficulties which had existed in the cabinet of Versailles
on this subject....Great Britain declares war against
France.... The treaties with France ratified by congress
....Complaints made by general Washington of the
treatment of American prisoners in possession of the
enemy.... Proceedings of congress on this subject....A
partial exchange of prisoners agreed to.
General Lacy surprised....General Howe resigns his com-
mand, and returns to England; is succeeded by sir H.
Clinton.... The British army evacuate Philadelphia, and
march through the Jerseys....Council of war called by
general Washington, decide against attacking the ene-
my on their march.... The opinion of the general against
this decision....He attacks the enemy at Monmouth
court-house.... The action severe, but not decisive....
General Lee arrested for his behaviour in this action,
and afterwards to the commander in chief....Court
martial appointed to try him....Sentenced to be sus-