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The attempt of the baron de Rullecourt on the Isle of Jersey
Acts of congress, p. 163. General Greene demands from
Mr. Jay delivers in propofitions relative to an intended treaty
Communications from the French minister plenipotentiary to
The affairs of Ireland, p. 259. Transactions in the British
The steps taken by general Washington for retaliating the
whole affair referred to congress, p. 289. Captain Afgill liberated, p. 290.
The neceffity of peace for the United States of America, p. 291. The New York loyalists in the greatest confusion on hearing of the negotiations for peace, p. 295. Acts of congress, p. 297. General Wayne's operations in Georgia, p. 298. Savannah evacuated by the British, p. 301. General Lepie sends out parties from Charlestown to procure provisions, p. 302 Lieut. colonel Laurens mortally wounded in opposing one of the parties, p. 303. Charlestown evacuated by the British, p. 305. The death and character of general Lee, p. 306. An account of the Moravian Indians, and the massacre of many of them by a number of Americans, p. 308. The Indians defeat colonel Crawford and his party, and put numbers of them to death, p. 312. Honorary badges of distinction established by general TV ashington, p. 312. The French troops march to Boston, and from thence are conveyed by the French Aeet to the West Indies, p. 313. LETTER XI.
P. 316-343. The hostile preparations of the Spaniards for the reduction of Gibraltar, p. 316. The grand attack upon the fortress, p. 324. Lord Howe relieves the garrison and returns home, p. 329. The negotiations for peace carrying on at Paris, p. 331. A treaty of amity and commerce between Holland and the United States, p. 332. Copy of a letter to count de Vergennes, p: 333. ; Mr. Jay's apprehensions as to the intentions of the French court, p. 336. The negotiations continued, and provisional articles signed between the American and British commissioners, p. 339. The loss of British men of war by a storm, p. 342.
LETTER XII. P. 343–352. Mr. Dana's application to the Russian minister at Peterfburgh, p. 343. East India news, p. 344. Debates in the British parliament upon the preliminary articles of peace, p. 348. The definitive treaties signed, p. 349. Air balloons, P: 351. LETTER XIII. P.
353-371. The address of the American officers to congress, p. 353 The design of throwing the American army into a paroxysm of rage prevented, p. 354. Congress receive the account of a general peace, p. 359. The provisional articles, p. 360. A conference between general Washington and Sir Guy Carleton, p. 367. The general addresses a circular letter to the governors and presidents of the United States, p. 370.
P. 372-419. A mutiny among the American soldiers at Philadelphia, p. 372. An equestrian statue of general Washington to be erected, p. 374.. The general waits upon congress, p. 375. The treaty of amity and commerce between Sweden and the United States, p. 376. A deputation of quakers wait upon congress, p. 377. Acts of congress, p. 378. The Dutch ambassador has a public audience, p. 379. General Washington's farewell orders to the armies of the United States, p. 380. Sir Guy Carleton receives his final orders for evacuating New York, p. 381. The city evacuated, p. 383. General Washington takes his leave of the continental officers, idem.-delivers in his accounts to the American comptroller, p. 385-arrives at Annapolis, and resigns his commission, p. 386. The definitive treaty between Great Britain and the United States received by congress, p. 391. The Society of the Cincinnati, p. 393. Encroachments upon liberty by the Masachusetts people and general court, p. 398. Certain particulars relating to the war, p. 402. Some Itrictures respecting his excellency George Washington, and the honorable Nathaniel Greene, p. 405. Some account of the respective constitutions of the United States, p. 408.
Extracts from the Virginia act for establishing religious freedom, p. 419. The Constitution of the United States of America, p. 422.
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