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Still, it was not until September in the same year that a regular prospectus was offered, for 1 yet fea ed the want of matter, as well as the severe labor that I'was sensible would become necessary to obtain it, if to be obtained at all. This prospectus contained these paragraphs:

"Believing, as we do, that the simplicity of the truth, as held forth by those who devised and executed the severance of this country from the power of a despot, has been widely departed fron, no effort on our part shall be wanting to encourage a spirit to seek after and hold on to the prinriples which appear' essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people of the United States; under an assurance that vigilance is the condition on which freedom is granted to us. ter upon the undertaking before us with considerable diffidence-fearful of the want of a just discriminatio, and also of time for research and reflection to do justice to the weighty concern. It seemed however, to be imposed on us as a duty, and we will execute the task as well as we can.

“The materials, though the stock is pretty large, are not yet sufficient for the extensive work contemplated. The editor of the Register has, for several years, been a collector of scraps and rare things--several gentlemen have liberally contributed articles which they would not have parted with except on an occasion like this; and others have promised us liberiy to overhaul their neglec!es! stores of old papers: but much useful matter nust be in the hands of those with whom we have not yet communicated on the subject; and every patriot is invited to give his aid to this collection, designed 10 record the feelings of the times that tried men's souls.” Letters may be sent to the editor at his cost for postage, and originals will be carefully returned, if requested. When copies from many. scripts are presented, it might be well to peralit us to state the source from whence they were derive d, if necessary.”

The terms were also set fo:th-it was promised that the volume should contain between four and five hundred pages, and cost, in sheets, the sum of three dollars. A view to pecuniary profit was disavowed—it had nothing to do with the origin or progress of the work, and if a reasonable, allowance for inoney and time expended is afforded by its sale, it will be as much as ever has been expected.

I had no sooner fairly committed myself than I regretted it—the patriots of the revolution did not make speeches to be unattended to by their brethren iv congress and fill up the columns of newspapers*. They only spoke when they had something to say, and preferred acting to talking-very unlike the legislators of the present time. I plainly saw that great difficulties would oppose themselves to the fulfilment of my promise I feared that more was expected of me than any man could do for the facts that were manifest to my mind could not be appreciated by all: my pride, (an honest one, I trust), was alarmed-but, in obedience to a fixed rule that I have adopted for my own conduct, I resolved to meet the difficulty presented and conquer it by perseverance-if I could. To give some idea of the quantity of books and papers that have been looked into to effect this compilation, I think that I do not exagge ate when I say that they were sufficient to load a cart, and hours ort hours have been spent in the service without the least profit. Perhaps, I was unlucky or unwise that my attention was not directed to the proper sources; it may be se—but of this I ain satisfied, that very few of the soul-stirring” speeches of the revolutionary period remain to warm the hearts of a grateful posterity: they were pronounced to be heard, not published.

With this bief narrative, I subunit the work to the liberality of my countryinen, American republicans—in the firm belief that, if I have not accomplished all that was hoped for by some, it will appear that others are agreeably disappointed; and I am satisfied that good will result from the publication of this collection: it will rescue from oblivion many things that were bastening to it, and lay the foundation, perhaps, of a more extensive and enuclı more perfect work, which I shall always keep in my view.

In explanation it is necessary further to observe, that the leading object of this volume. was to shew the feelings that prevailed in the revolution, not to give a history of events; hence, all matters of the latter class have been rejected, except as immediately necessary to shew the effects of feeling. The volume, also, might have been more acceptable if a greater degree of order had been observed as to dates, &c.; but it was almost impossible to approach regularity, in this respect, as well from the nature of things as from the occasional attention, only, that I was able to give to the work--but any inconvenience on this account is obviated by the copious index, o table of contents prefixed Two articles have been, unfortunately, inserted iwice---but, as they are of an excellent quality, I shall not be sorry for it, if the error causes them to be twice read. Many notices of proceedings, &c. are given only to indicate the general conduct of the people on such occasions as they have reference to.

*The earl of Dartmouth asked an American in London, (whose name we cannot call to mind at present), of how many members the congress consisted? the reply was "fifty-two.” “Why that is the number of cards in a pack," said his lordship-"how many knaves are thert?" "Not one,” returned the republican "please tu recollect that knaves are court cards!"

A.

move the troops from Boston, 211; his speech Adams, John-letters to him from J. Palmer, on lord Suffolk's propo-ition to empioy the

J. Trumbull, R Cranch, S. Cooper, &:. 322, sav-ges, 276; his remarks on the declaration 323; his letter to the editor, enclosing a of dendenre

371 copy of major Hawley's hroken hints' 324; Cheeseman, cap. bis gallantry at Quebec

370 to gov. Bullock, Juin 1, 1776, 327; to Mr. Christie, James, banislied from Maryland 222 Chase, same dale, rhid; to Mrs. Ada'ns, Juli 3, Church, Benjamin, his oration at Boston, 1773, 8 1776 328 329; respecting con, l'ucker 41,3; Churches, destruction of

361 Mr A when an anbassador, found as a pri. Clarke, gen. George Rogers, an instance of his vate among the marines, 414 as: Onisliing firmness

380 Adams, Samuel,

477 Confederation, Dreyton's speech on the articles of Address of the provincial congress of Massachu. and his project of a new bond of union, 98, 104

setts to the inhabitants of Great Britain, 205; Congrass-Virginia delegates to 201; meeting of to the independent sons of Massachusetts, 297; address to the inhabitants of the United 432- see the several states, &c.

States, 1779, 407; held at New York, in 1765, Americ, estimate of the military force of, 211 451; ma if so of, 1778

476 American and French soldiers, their comforts, 345 Connecticut-gov. Trumbull's reply to W Tryon Andre, major, his affair with Arnold,

302 210; his letter to gov. Gage, 437; revolu. Arms of the Unite' Siates, a descrin jo 1 of, 486 tionary pensioners of, highly interesting, 363. Army of the revolution-statements of its firce, 364; election sermon

476 condition, pay, & &. 211, 433; vluntary Conscience, Livingston's remarks on liberty of, 306 contributions to sippor: it,

486 Con ributions, (voluntary), to furnish supplies Arnold, at New London, 330; his character, 331;

for the army

486 his letter to gen. Washington after bis trea Cornwallis-address of the abbe Bandole on his

son, 391; procession with his effigy, 391 capture, 268; a letter from gen. Washington, Asaph, St. the bishop of-his speech,

160 as to the plans taid to capture him, 272; exAsgill, the case of, 317; leiters of his mother, 318 traci from Wraxall's memoirs respecting his Austin, Jonathan W. his oration at Boston, 1778, 31 surrender, 277; further particulars 345, 362 B. Court martial on a spy

369 Bandole, M. l'abbe, his thanksgiving address on Cropper, gen. notice of bis services and death 416 the capture of Cornwallis,

268 Cunningham, the infamous capt. bis confession 274 Barlow's oration,

384

D. Barney, capt. bis fight with the General Monk, Dartmouth, the earl of--a letter addressed to 144 361; furtber particulars,

414 Davis, coi. bis journal kept at Yorktown 465 Barry, capt, mentioned,

415 Dawes, Thomas, bis oration at Boston, 1781, Boston, the town of-notice of many interesting Declaration of rights, the draughtof Geo. Mason,

things that occurred therein, 464, 468, 470, of Va. 123; of independence in Mecklenburg, 471, 479 to 486 and 489; battle between the N. C. 1775,

132, 135 rope.makers and soldiers, 480; Whig club, Delaware: petition to establish a militia, 1775, 484; massacre of the 5th of March, with re. 257; letter from Dr. Tilton to Dr. Elmer oit

Actions, 481; persons proscribed at, 374 the stare of things, 1775, 257;Correspondence «Bosion orations”-in commemoration of the 5th of the same, respecting toryısın in Sussex co.

of March, 1770, when a number of citizens 258, 259; letter of Z. G. to the coinmittee at were killed by a party of British troops, viz. Dover, 257; proceedings of the cominittee by James Lovell, Joseph Warren, (two), respecting certain tea, 258; of the same, wiile Broj. Church, Jno. Hancock, Peter Thatcher,

the satisfaction tendered to them, on account B · jamin Hitcl.born, Jonathan W. Austin, of a disaffected article published, 2605; arrest William Tudor, Jonathan Mason, Thornas of a member of the legislature, by the light Dawes, jun. Geo. Richards Minoi, and Thos. infantry company of Dover, and proceedings Welsb,

I to 59 thereon, 261; correspoodence of Cæsar and Botta, Mr. extracts from his history 490 'Thomas Rodney, &c.

338-345 Brackenridge's eulogium on those who had fillen Delaware river, passage of

361 in defence of their couniry,delivered 1779, 119 Drayton, Wm. Henry, charges delivered by him Brandt, col. bis incursion, 1779,

367 in 1776, 72, 81, 92; his speech in the general Bullock, gov, a speech delivered by him 159 assembly, 1778, 98; his projeci, 10-4; bis ade Bu ker's hill, incidents of the batlle at, 471 dress tu lord liowe and gen). Howe 115 Burgoyne, gen. his correspondence with gen. Drayton's memoirs, an extract from

467 Le, 206; his thundering proclamation, 1777, Dickinson, John, a letter from him, 1779, 343; 26.; lauching reply thereto, 263;' proposals

bis speech in congress

493 for his exchange, humorous,

261 Dunmore,lord, bis letter in gen.llowe, 1775, 138; Burke. Edmund, his great speech in favor of con. bis wicked proclasa ion, 1775

373 ciliation with the colonies, 1775, 223 to 248

E. Basbnell's machine,

469 Effingham, lord, resigns his command in the C. British army, &c.

421 Canada, address to the people of

425 Ellery, William, one of the signers of the decla. Carpenters' Hall, a speech delivered at 202 ration of independence

415 Chainpe, Jobn, interesting history of

300 Estaing, the count de-his declaration in the Champlaio-American and British forces on 450 Dame of the king, to the ancient French in Charges, judicial-of Jolin Jay, 1777, 62; W. H America

408 Drayton

72, 81, 92 Eulogium, by julge Brackenridge, (1779) on Charleston, proceedings at on arrival of stamps 467

those who had fallen in the contest with Chatham, lord--a speech delivered ytim on 'he Great Britaja

119 so vereignty of Great Britain, 189; do. to re Exporis, resolves in Virginia respecting 193

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Ledyard, col. and others of their fate, &c. at
Farmer, John, bis letier to the editor
326 New London

330
Fayette, the marquis de la-an address to him

Lee, gen. his correspondence with gen. Burgoyne,
from the citizens of Baltimore and reply 393 206; letter to the same, 425; the oath exact-
Female patriotism, 305; do. pensioner for ser. ed by him in Rhode Island

427
vices in the revolutionary arıny, 417; at Bris. Lee, Richard Henry, his speech in congress

490
tol, Penn.
420 Lee, captain Ezra, desperate valor of

469
Franklin, Dr. extracts from several of his letters,

Letter from a lady to a British officer 305; from
313; bis letter to lord Howe, 315; his intro Philadelphia, 1774, to a member of parlia.
duction to the French academy, 316; Jeffer. ment, 418; another from Massachusetts to a
son's letter respecting him, 317; his letter friend in London, ibid; another from Phila.
to the people of Ireland, 1778–384; his re. delphia, 1775, 420; from Charleston, 1775, 423

marks on holding Canada as a 'check' 487 Lexington, the battle of, mentioned in a letter
French-D'Estaing's address to those in North

from a lady, 305; some curious particulars
America

406

of the affair, 326; receipt of the news 470
G.

Livingston, gov. of New Jersey, his able and spi-
Gage, gen. his proclamation offering pardon to rited reply to gen. Robertson, 268; his speech
all but Adams and Hancock, 136; his corres.

to the legislature, 1777, 270; his remarks on
pondence with gen. Washington, on the usage

the liberty of conscience

306
of prisoners, 266: reply to gov. Trumbull 438 Livingston; Dr. extract from one of his sermons 362
Gardner, col. at the battle of Bunker's hill 370 Lovel, James, his oration at Boston, 1771, 1
Gates, gen. pleasing instance of his gratitude 276 Loyalists—see 'Tories.'
Georgia-speech of gov. Bullock to the provin-

M.
cial congress, 1776
159 MacFingal, an extract from

273
Germans, (old) of Penn. form a company

420 Manufactures, &c. recommended, 181, 182, 184,
Germantown-anecdote of a brave fellow in the 198, 202, 369, 445; humorous article about 321
batile of
371) Marine Turtle'

469
Gordon's history, curious particulars respecting 483 Marion, gen. his bardy escape from the enemy
Green, gen. to gen. Lacey

334
377; anecdotes and adventures

488
II.

Martin, gov. of N. Carolina, his proclamation, 134

Maryland-a letter from addressed to the earl
Hale, captain Nathan

331, 366

of Dartmouth, 144; various proceedings re-
Hancock, John, his oration at Boston, 1774, 12;
circumstances that attended its delivery 464

specting the importation of British goods,

1769, 167; do. in relation to the Boston port
Hand, col. bis reply to col. Mawhood

463

bill, 172, 173; patriotic recommendations
Haslett, col, a letter of his, Oct. 5, 1776, 341

for a meeting of deputies respecting manufac-
Hawley, major, his broken bints,' 1774, 324; a

tures and home industry, 181; case of James
very interesting letter from him, 1780 374

Christie, 222; address to count Rochambeau,
Fenry, Patrick-see 'Virginia': his famous decla-
claration, 'we must fight,' referred to, 324;

398; address of the general assembly to the
people, 1780

411
bis oratory noticed

471

Mason, Jonathan, his oration at Boston, 1780 41
History of John Bull's children

320
Hitchborn, Benj. his oration at Boston, 1777,

George, of Va.-many interesting parti-

26
Howe, lord and gen.-lheir declaration' in 1776,

culars of, with a copy of his draugbt of a de.
and remarks thereon by 'a Carolinian'

claration of rights, and extracts from several
115
of bis letters

123
Humiliation and prayer, a day set apart for 377
Hunter, Mr. of s.c. his daring escape

Massachusetts-gen. Gage's proclamation, 1775,
372

136; proclamation of the general court, Jan.
Hutchinson, gov.-see Massachusetts.'

1776, 142; address of the legislature to gen.
Hyder Ali, the

361

Washington and his reply, 143; Boston in-
1.

structions, 156; Malden do. 156; proceedings
Importations of British goods, proceedings re. at Harvard college, 158; proceedings about

specting in Maryland, 167, 169; do in Va. 198 the Boston port bill, 172, 173, 174, 179, 180,
Indians, incursions of, under col. Brandt 367 191; recommendations respecting manufac.
Instructions of Va. to her delegates in congress, 201 tures and home industry, 182; parliamentary
Insurance, rates of in England, 1776

432 proceedings respecting the civil government
Ireland--address to the people by Dr. Franklin, 382 of the colony, 1774, 194; address of the pro-

vincial congress to the inhabitants of Great
Jasper, sergeant-a noble fellow

303

Britain, 2005; gov. Hutchinson's speech to the
Jay, John, a charge delivered by him in 1777 62 legislature, 1773, 279; answer of ihe bouse of
Jefferson, Thomas, letters from him in 1775, 311; representatives, 287; address to the people
respecting Franklin

317

by the same, 253; resolutions adopted May
Jersey prison ship, noticed

477

28, 1773, 294; letter to the speakers of the
Johnston, gov. speech on the Boston port bill 191

assemblies of other colonies, 295; proceed-
John Bull's children,' the history of

320

ings in respect to certain letters, 295; ex.
Jones, Paul, anecdotes of him, and bis letter to

tract from the governor's message and reply,
lady Selkirk

378

Jan. 1774, 296; message to gov. Gage, same

year, 297; address of the provincial congress,
K.

Dec. 1774, 298; refusal of a jury to be im.
Kosciusco-an eulogium upon him

pannelled, 319; Hutchinson's divide et impera
L.

420; recruiting service, 423; address to the
Lacey, gen. his correspondence with the comman. inhabitants of, 432; address of the provincial

der in chief and others, when Philadelphia congress to the people of Great Britain, 1775,
was possessed by the Britisb, 333; surprised 434; gov. Gage deposed, 435; proclama-
by the econy

334 tion for a public thanksgiving, 436; test act,
Ladd, Dr. extract from one of his orations 399

(1776)

436

474

Jawhood, a British col. his proposition and the Pennsylvania-Brackenridge's eulogium 119;
reply to it

463

proceedings at Philadelphia about certain
Memento to Americans, 1776

427 teas imported 170; address of a convention
Minot, George Richards, bis oration at Boston, of county committees, 1774, 175; proceed.
1782

52 ings on the Boston port bill 179; speech de.
Military force of America

211 livered at Carpenter's Hall 202; declaration
Montague, admiral, and a collier

485 of the deputies, June 24, 1776, 252; remon.
*Mohawk Indians," who destroyed the tea at strance of James Pemberton and others, con-
Boston

326 fined in the free mason's lodge, Sept. 4, 1777,
Morton, Perez, bis oration on the re-interment 255; transactions in the neighborhood of
of the remains of Warren

59 Philadelphia 333 to 335; address of the de.
N.

puties of the colony to the people, June,
New.Hampshire-patriotic proceedings, and ad-

1776-379; ordinance defining treason 417;
dress to the people, 1775

184

Old men's company 420; act respecting per-
New.Jersey-vote of censure on gov. Franklin,

sons scrupulous of bearing arms, ib. on the
and an address to the people, 1776, 154; gov.

monopoly of salt

431
Livingston's correspondence with gen. Ro.

Pensioners, revolutionary, anecdotes of 363, 364;
bertson, 268; speech of the same to the le-

female

417
gislature, 1777, 270; money in the public

Petition of the Americans residing in London 332
treasury appropriated, 420; instructions to Philadelphia-original details of events while
the delegates in 1777, 461; cols. Mawhood

the Britis, occupied this city 333; glorious
and Hand

463

act of gratitude of a sheriff 363; ancient
New-London, the attack upon and savage murders

state of things at

471
at, by Arnold, &c.

330 Prisoners, the treatment of at New York, by Cun.
New-York-John Jay's charge, (1777) 62; ad-

ningham

274
dress from the legislature to their constitu.

Privateers

376. 432
ents, 1781, 128; proceedings on the Boston
Prizes

432
port bill, 174; association of the sons of li. Proclamation of the royal gov. Martin of N. Ca-
berty, 1773, 188; letter from the committee rolina 134; of gen. Gage at Boston, offering
to the mayor, &c. of London, 439; names of pardon to all but 'Hancock and Adams'--
the committee, 441; address of the provin-

136; by the general court of Massachusetts
cial congress to gen. Washington, (1775), Bay, 1776, 142; of gen. Washington at Bos.
and reply, 441; address of the mechanics to

ton, 1776, 143; of lord Dunmore, 1775, 373;
the delegates in the colonial congress, 441;

of congress for a day of fasting, humiliation
resolve respecting the resignation of commis. and prayer, 1776, 377; another 392; of gen.
sions, 444; about civil suits of law, 444; pro-

Washington on the bombardment of New

York
ceedings for the encouragement of domestic

454
manufactures, 445; on the request of the
Proscriptions at Boston

374
Baptists for the liberty of preaching to the Putnam, gen. anecdote of

419
troops, 446; address to gen. Washington and

Q.
gov. Clinton, on the evacuation of the city by
Quakers of Pennsylvania

334
the British, and replies

477

R.
North-Carolina-declaration of independence in

Ramsay, Dr. David, his oration on independence,
Mecklenburg county, 1775, 132; royal pro-

1778

64
clamation of gov. Martin, 1780, 134; address Randolph, Peyton, bis death

471
of the provincial congress to the inhabitants Reed, gen. Joseph, to H. W. esq. 1780

335
of the British empire, 248; reply of the same
Retaliation--case of Asgill

317
to gov. Martin's speech

447 Retaliatory measures recommended by congress,
1778

370
0.

Rhode Island-oath exacted of the people of by
Old men's company
420

427
Orations-see Boston Orations'-also "Eulogi.

Robertson, gen. his correspondence with gov.
ums and speeches:' Perez Morton's on the

Livingston respecting certain traitors 268
re-interment of the remains of Warren 59;

Rochambeau, count de-addressed by the peo.
David Ramsay's, at Charleston, 1778-64;

ple of Baltimore and the general assembly
Barlow's

384

of Maryland, with his replies
P.

Rodgers, Dr. extract from one of his sermons 361
Parliament, British-bishop of St. Asaph's Rodney, Cæsar-collections from his papers 335;
speech 160; lord Chatham's as to the sove. letters from him

339, 340
reignty of G, B. over the colonies 189; gov.

Thomas, letters from bim 341, 342, 343, 344
Johnston's on the Boston port bill 191-of Rush, Dr. his address to the people of the Unit.
sundry persons (see 'speeches'): on the ci. ed States “the revolution is not over,"
vil government of Massachusetts 194 to 198;

1787

404
examination of gov. Penn, in the house of Rutledge, gov. of S. C. his speech to the legisla.
lords 249; speech of Johú Wilkes 345; of
ture, 1776

152
capt. Harvey

347

S.
Payson, the reo. Mr. in battle!
419 Salem privateers-a complete list of

376
Pemberton, James, and others—their remon Salt, on the scarcity of

431
strance

255 Sea fight-an account of the first fought in the
Pendleton, judge—bis charge to grand jurors in revolution

370
S. C. 1787

404 Sedition-an act of S. Carolina respecting 150
Penn, Mr. his examination in the house of lords, Sermon, Dr. Smith's at Philadelphia, 1775, 215;
1775

249 extract from Dr. Rodgers on the destruc-

gen. Lee

397

tiori of the churches during the war, &c. Tryon, William, his letter to gov. Trumbun me
361; extract from one delivered by presi. reply

210
dent Sijles

473 rucker, commodore, interesting particulars of
Slaves, resoives respecting the importation of 198 him

413
Smith, rev. Dr. his sermon

215 Tudor, William, his oration at Boston, 1779 36
Soldier's daughter, narrative of a
471 Tusten, Dr. a sketch of

367
South C:rolina-Dr. Ramsay's oration 64; judge Tyrannicide, ihe-the first vessel built for the

Drayton's charge 72; others by the same naval service of the U. S.-her battles, &c. 370
81 92: presentments by a grand jury in 1776,

V.
79; other presentments 91 97; judge Dray-

Virginia-interesting facts of George Mason-.
ton's speech in the general assembly, 1778,

his declaration of righ's, and sundry letters
98; an act to prevent sedi ion and punish in

123; Dunmore's letter to Howe 158; pro-
surgents, &c. 150; governor Rutledge's

ceedings in the convention thereon 139; co.
speech, 1776, and rply of the legislazure

py of the oath extorted by Dunmore 141;
6 152; resolves 154; thanks to Messrs. Mid.

pric-edi gs at Norfolk on the Boston port
dleton and Rutledge 157; escape of Mr.

bill 180; do, at Williamsburg, Fredericks.
Hunter 371; judge Pe dleton's charge 404;

burg, Hanover, & on the removal of ceriain
address to the gov. lord William Campbell

arms and munitions of war, 1775 186; asso-
449; resolves against the town of Poole and
about absentees 450; associa ion of the mem.

ciation respecting the import of British

goods, slaves, seas, &c. and recommending
bers of the provincial congress 450; recep-

manufacturas 198; ins ructions to the dele.
tion of stamps

467

gates to congress 201; do, to the delegates of
Speech-of judge Drayton on the articles of con.

Cumberland county 211; further instruc-
federation, 1778, 98; of yov, Rutledge to the

tions to the delegates in congress-respecte
legislature and reply of the same 152; of

ing & hill of rights-oasis drink and the
gov. Bullock to the provi'cial congress of

Union fig unfuried, May 15, 1776, 251; de.
Georgia, 1776, 159; of the bishop of s.

bate on Henry's motion to pa the coiony in
As ph, in the house of lords, 1774 160; of

a state of defence, 1775 307; the people
lord Chatham, 1774, 189; of gov. Johnsion,

called to arms. 1779, 381; the test of 1776,
same year, 191; ditto of Mr. Fuller, sir

446; instructions to Messrs. Lewis and
George Sackville, Mr. Ellis, gen. Conway,

Boyer

446
lord North, sir George Young, g.v. John.
ston, Mr. Harris, sir Edward Ashley, Mr.

W.
Ward, gov. Puwnal, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Fox,

Warren, Dr. Joseph-his oration at Boston 1772,
sir Gilbert Elliott and sir Richard Sutton, in 4; another, in 1775, 17; notice terro: 468;
parliament, on the civil government of Mas.

oration on the re-interiuent of his remains
sachusetts 194; delivered at Carpenter's Hill, 59; eulogium upon him

349
Philadelphia, 1775, 202; of the earl of Chai Washington —his proclamation on taking posses-
bam, on removing the troops from Boston

sion of Boston, 1776, with the address of the
(1775) 211, of John Wilkes, 1775, 345; of assembly and his reply 143; the honors of
capt. Harvey 347; fragment of one delivered Hrvard college conferred on him 158, his
in congress, spirited 423; of a farmer to his correspondence with gen. Gage on the usage
neighbors 428; another fragment of a of prisoners 266; his letter explaining the
speech 431; of R. H. Lee and Jihn Dickin. plans laid respecting Cornwallis 273; Miss
son, in congress, from "Botta's revolution” Seward's lines upon 303; corre-pondence

490 to 495

with gen. Lacey 333; interesting let'ers to
Spy, executed, by order of gen. Sullivan 369 C. Rodney, respecting exchanges, want of
Stamp-act-congress, the proceedings of, at clothing, violations of parole, and want of
length

451

food 335, 337, 338; to congress shewing his
Stoney Point-Wayne's orders previous to the

embarrassments, June, 1700, 337; acceptance
Capture of

275

of the command of the army 350; his letter
Strong measures recommended, 1778

370 to congress, 1776, 350; general orders, 1783,
Sullivan, gen. extract from his orderly book 369

353; circular to the states, 1783. 354; resig-
Synod of New York and Philadelpbia

421 nation of his command 359; first speech io
T.

congress under the constitution 359; his or.
Tarring and feathering—a Yankee trick, kc. 273; ders to gen. Sullivan, on passing the Dela.
case of Malcom and an instance of its prac.

Ware 361; in want of a pen knife 369; address
tice by the British

482

to the inhabitants of Canada 423, his procla-
Tea-proceedings respecting the importation of mation on the bombardment of New York
170, 198; destroyed at Boston 326; anecdote

434; addressed at New York

477
about its use 380; song made on iis destruc Wayne, gen. his orders previous to the attack on
tion 470; some particulars of the affair 485 Stoney Point

275
Thatcher, Peter, his oration at Boston, 1776, 23 Weight of several great men in the revolution 376
Thompson, Charles-bis introduction as secreta.

Welsh, Thomas, bis oration at Boston, 1783 55
ry to congress

470 Woman, sentiments of an American, 1780 389
Ticonderoga, capture of, returns, &c. 373 Wraxall's memoirs, an extract from respecting
Tilton, Dr. see Delaware: bis letter from Wil-

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