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Quid rerum*** curo, et rogo et oninis in hoc sum,

HORAT. 1 Ep. 1 Lib.

THE THIRD AMERICAN EDITION.

VOL. III.

NEW-YORK : SRINTED FOR SAMUEL CAMPBELL, NO. 124, PEARL-STREET,

BY JOHN WOODS.

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LETTER 1. P. 17–39. THE expedition from Boston against the British post at Pea

1 nobscot, p. 17. General Sullivan's expedition against the Indians, p. 19. Indian and American expeditions against each other, p. 22. The Spanish governor of Louisiana recognizes American independency, and marches against the British settlements on the Missisippi, p. 23. Congress conclude upon an ultimatum, and write to Dr. Franklin, p. 24. Mr. Gerard's pri. vate audience of congress, p. 26. Congress choose Mr. fay for their minister at the court of Madrid, and Mr. John Adams for their minister to negociate a treaty of peace and a treaty of commerce with Great-Britain, p. 27.--they address a long letter to their constituents on their finances, p. 28. Count d'Estaing sails from the West-Indies for the American continent, p. 30. - summons Savannah to surrender, p. 31. He and general Lincoln are repulsed in an attack upon the town, p. 33. Congress resolve to erect a monument to the memory of count Pulaski, p. 35. The British evacuate Rhode-Island, p. 36. The communications of the French minister to congress, p. 37.

LETTER II. P. 39–77. : Congress's answer to the communications of the minister of France, p. 39. The second conference of the minister of France, p. 41. The distress of Washington's army for want of bread, p. 42. Sir H. Clinton's expedition to South-Carolina, p. 44. The British open their batteries against Charleston, p. 47. Colonels Tarieton and Webster defeat the American horse, p. 47–49. General Lincoln surrenders Charleston, p. 50. Tarleton defeats col. Buford, p. 52. The distressed situation of the American commander in chief, p. 54. An unusual darkness in the New England states, p. 56. A large body of the royal troops cross from Staten Island to Elizabeth-town, p. 58. Mrs. Caldwell killed, ibid. The troops leave Elizabeth-town and march to Springfield, p. 60-_then stopped by general Greene, ibid.-burn Springfield, and return to Staten Island, ibid. The efforts of the Philadelphia gentlemen and ladies to relieve Washsington's army, p. 62. The preamble of the Pennsylvania act against slavery, p. 63. A French fleet, with troops, arrive at Newport, p. 64. The affairs of South-Carolina, p. 66. Lord Cornwallis left in command at Charleston, p. 68. Colonel Sumpter being chosen by a party of South-Carolina exiles to Vol. III.

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