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Province of Massachusetts .................

Bill for the Establishment of Despotism in ('anada ...

Speech of Lord Chatham on American A Hairs.....

Motion for the Repeal of the Duty on Tea.........

Supported by Mr. Burk is Character....

Proceedings in America -General Congress convened

at Philadelphia........ ..... .... .... 79

First Petition of Congress to the King - ... .... 79

Memorable Speech of Lord Chatham on moving to

withdraw the Troops from Boston.

. 93

Petitions presented to Parliament against the Warna 103

Parliament refuses to hear Evidence on the Congressos

Petition .....................

***.104

Lon Chatham's Bill for settling the troublon ja Aalea

rica un

106

America declared to be in Rebellion w

100
Fishery and Restraining Bills passed.nnnnn

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Aspiring Views of the Queen-Her Character........ 213

Conduct and Character of Pope Clement XIH. .... 219

Accession of Clement XIV. (Ganganelli)...

220

Accession of Victor Amadeus, King of Sardinia...... 221

War between Russia and Turkey....... ...... 227

Death of the Grand Signior Mustapha III.-Succeeded

by Achmet IV................................ 229

First Partition of Poland......

Death of Frederic V. King of Denmark-His Character 232

Accession of Christian VII.-Court Revolution in Den.
mark......

ib.

Accession of Gustavus III. King of Sweden-Sudden

Revolution in the Government .......

235

Siege of Quebec raised.......

239

Unsuccessful Attack upon Charlestown...... 241

Declaration of American Independence.....
Victory on Long Island ...,

General Washington retreats across the Delawar.. :59

Reverse of Fortune at Trenton......

263

The Jerseys evacuated.......

Spirited Proceedings of the Congress...............

269

Session of Parliament in 1776_Memorable Speech of the

King......

....... 270

Conciliatory Motion of Lord John Cavendish ....... 271

Secession of the Opposition...

277

Suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act ............. 278

King's Debts a second Time paid.......... .., 281

One Hundred Thousand Pounds per Annụm added to the

Civil List ........ ........ .. . ... ib.

Remarkable Address of the Speaker.to the King..... 284

Motion of Lord Chatham for Peace

. .. 287

Arrogant Conduct of Lord Stormont; Ambassador at

Paris .....

evaca....aygó 291

Iasolent Memorial of Sir Joseph Yorke to the Statese'

General ...

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Military Operations in the Jerseys... ........ 296

General Howe's Expedition to the Chesapeak........ 301

Victory at the Brandy-Wine, and Capture of Philadelphia 302

Second Engagement at German-Town.....

Success on Lake Champlain ............

306

General Burgoyne takes Ticonderoga .....

310

Arrives at the North River ...........

313

Disasters at Bennington and Fort Stanwix .......... 314

Distress and final Surrender of General Burgoyne's Army 319

Session of Parliament-Motion of Lord Chatham....323, 4

Mr. Fox's second Motion of Enquiry .............. 332

Lord Chatham's Motion relative to the Canada Expedi.

tion.......

335

Proceedings of the Committee of Enquiry ............

Lord North's second Plan of Conciliation ......
Ilostile Declaration of France.

317

Death of the Earl of Chatham.......

Discontents in Ireland...

Act for the Relief of the Roman-Catholics .......... 358

The Minority gains Strength and Popularity ......... 361

Failure of Lord North's second Plan of Conciliation 363-6

General Howe resigns his Command to Sir Henry Clinton 367

Battle of Moạputh Court-House-Disgrace of General

Lee...

............. 369

Arrival of the offerch Meet off the Delawar ......... 371

Lord Howes able Gojuľuct and subsequent Resignation 372,4

Count d:Estaigos sunsuccessful Attack on St. Lucia... 375

Destruction of the Scitlement of Wyoming .......... 376

Conquest of Georgiander General Prevost.........

Indecištiu Engagement with the French off Ushant... 382

Trial and Acquittal of Admiral Keppel............. 384

Trial and Disgrace of Sir Hugh Palliser ............

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