Sir Henry Clinton to secure the submission of South Caro-
lina...He sails for New-York...Lord Cornwallis succeeds
to the command... Manifestations of revolt against the
Royal Authorities in South Carolina... The Baron de Kalb
and Major General Gates arrive in North Carolina... Two
battalions of militia leave the enemy, and rejoin the Ame-
rican standard...General Gates advances towards Cambden...
Skirmish of Brigadier General Sumpter...Gates and Corn-
wallis meet between Clermont and Cambden...Battle and
defeat of Gates...Losses of the American army...Surprise
and discomfiture of General Sumpter...Retreat of the rem-
nant of the American army to Salisbury and Hillsborough...
Their wretched condition.
CHAP. xiv. Events of 1780 continued... Proceedings of Con-
gress, their reply to the communications of the French mi-
nister... Second communication of the French Minister...
Congress resolve to issue a new species of paper bills...
They fix the value of loan certificates... Situation of the
American army at Morristown... Their distresses relieved
by the people of Jersey..Severity of the winter.-Lord
Stirling makes an unsuccessful attempt on Staten Island...
Mutiny in the American army...Expedition of the royal
army into Jersey...Destruction committed at Connecticut
Farms...Murder of Mrs. Caldwell... The enemy move to-
wards Springfield—but retire to Elizabeth Town without
an attack...Sir Henry Clinton arrives from Charleston,
sends over reinforcements, and the army a second time
move upon Springfield, which they destroy... Brave conduct
of the American troops... The enemy evacuate New Jersey,
and return to Staten Island...Arrival of the Count De Ro-
chambeau, and a French fleet at Newport...Joy of the citi-
zens... Washington orders the white and black cockade to
be united...Admiral Graves arrives at New-York with re-
inforcements to the fleet and army... The enemy project
an attack against Rhode Island...General Wayne is des
tached to Bergen Neck... Washington's situation at Orange-
town...bis letters to Governour Reed... Treachery of Ar-
nold...Capture, trial and execution of Major Andre, a
British spy...Arnold arrives at New York, and receives the
reward of his treachery.. Makes an insolent address to the