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ern army at Saratoga, ib. ; distin- Washington, and addresses him two
offensive le ib.; arrested, tried,
and suspended from command, ib.;
leaves the service, and dies at Phila-
camp at Valley Forge, 239; daugh- Lee, Major (afterwards Colonel), cap-
ploit and stratagem with Colonel
by Governor Tryon, 273; patriot- Gen. Marion, and captures several
to Congress; is accepted, and ap- Letter of St. Pierre; its tone, 33.
Of Hutchinson and Oliver, exposed by
, surprised by Lord
Cornwallis, at Boundbrook, New
publication, in Rivington's Royal General Gates at Saratoga, 226; is
the South, 267; en-
moves towards Charleston, attacks
a division at Stony Ferry, and is
sioner to France; obtains financial of Charleston, 288; refuses to sur-
fire upon the town, 289; the British
of, at New York, 183; repairs to American general and army sur-
Monmouth, 247; quarrels with tinental army, ib.; destruction of
British vessels and stores at Sag! Massachusetts, Colonial Assembly of, in-
acts of Parliament respecting taxa-
mander-in-chief in America, 38; re- governor, 75; provincial couven-
tion formed, 77; people and legisla-
against it, flight of the French from acts by Parliament, 79; charter
action of General Assembly, 117,
feated by the British under Sir ib. ; recommend a general Congress,
ib.; appoint delegates, and are dis-
solved by the governor, ib.; "Sol.
emn League and Covenant” adopted,
state of public feeling in 1774,
Howe and Admiral Howe, at Pbila-
at the siege of Charleston, 294; Monroe, James (vol. ii.), his birth and
measures for restoring public credit,
229; survey of canals and roads, troops, 200; by the American army,
211; «vacuated by the British, 215.
commercial treaty with France, 248. and retreat of Gen. Sullivan, ib.
force in Canada-crosses Lake Erie of, propose a Colonial Congress in
Act, 78; people of, send remon-
dition to Canada, 165; captures tion, 80; violate non-importation
of 1774, 124; delegates appointed
surrendered to the English, 46 ; adopt the resolution of Congress
common cause with the colonies
the Cow pens, 316 ; receives a medal many of the people royalists, 170;
Tryon, royal governor, ib.; Riving-
Continental army under Washing-
ton arrive at, 183; statue of George
the American army, 198; British
Jersey troops, in 1781, quelled by fire destroys about one-third of the
New York Navy-yard, 653.
New York Custom-house, 667.
66, 74, 78; effects of, in England,
against British authority, 97; or-
ganization of the Regulators, ib. ;
condition and operations of, 254, ish troops in 1771, 98; movements
notice of various operations, 329. burg, ib. ; military operations in,
under Tryon, 273; after various out- Parliament for repeal of duties in
proposes to make governors and
people, 149; overrun by British of the people, 100; offers a resolu-
tion in Parliament permitting the Peace, of 1697, between England and
France, 28; of Utrecht, and its
Penitentiary and Hospital for Insane,
the Canada Boundary bill, 115.
Pennsylvania Convention appoints dele-
the crown-French jealousy of it- (1774), 123.
Carolina—their fort destroyed, 33. Philadelphia, citizens of, oppose Stamp
attacked by a mob, and burned in be landed, 105 ; British army under
Sir Henry Clinton takes command,
setts (brother of Andrew), replies to 246; American army, under Gen.
ton to join Arnold in Virginia, 314;
1765, 64; one of a committee to at Petersburg, 322.
sketch of, 627; member of Congress,
for foreign affairs, 284; makes 645-648; election to the Presidency,
40; contemplates the conquest of
Canada-assigns an active part to
Provincial Congress, 147; by Conti- Act, 56 ; takes the part of the
69; proposes a repeal of the Stamp
Carolina, 183; his unsuccessful at- 72; curious cabinet formed by him,
184; takes Rhode Island, 204. Polk, James K. (vol. ii.), early lise of, 501 ;
chosen Speaker of House of Repre-
sentatives, 505 ; governor of Ten-
nessee, 507; elected President, 508
Americans under Major Lee of ceremonies, 511; annexation of
Texas, 513; difficulties between the
United States and Mexico, 514; brigadier-general, 218; acts with
278; Congress erect a monument to
Putnam, Israel, commands a corps of
Connecticut troops, 147; appointed
major-general in the Continental
at Bunker Hill, 160; at the battle
from New York, 198; takes com-
on the highlands of the Hudson river,
army, captured at Rhode Island by British army) taken in his camp,
letter to Gov. Tryon on the subject,
ib.; commands troops at Danbury,
Quebec, expedition against, 1629-cap-
tured-its restoration to France-
army at the South 268 ; his various 27; defended by Frontenac-third
Americans and French, 277.
Randolph, American frigate (Captain
numbers of, 172 ; successful exploits Yarmouth, and is destroyed, 255.
"Randolph, Peyton, life of, 475.
Americans by " Letters of Marque,” the British army at the South, 292;
issued by act of Parliament, 212. is joined by Cornwallis, and they
Creek, ib. ; engages General Greene
British revenue schooner Gaspee, 99. and retreats to the South, ib. ; raises
to Eutaw Springs, resigns his com-
nies approve of the proceedings of Recruiting atalions, 643.
Red Bank Fort (on the Delaware), at-
tia, 131; invite other colonies to pulsed by the Americans, 219; Lord
Cornwallis marches against it, and
throughout the colonies, 131. Refugees (see Tories).
in North Carolina, 97; action with
Tryon's troops, 1771, 98.
battle of Brandy wine, and made a surrender of Gen. Burgoyne, 229.