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PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR; AND SOLD BY CHARLES DILLY, IN THE POULTRY; AND

JAMES BUCKLAND, IN PATER-NOSTER-ROW.

MDCCLXXXVIII.

The GenerAL CONTENTS OF THE SEVERAL LETTERS

IN VOL. IV.

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THI

HE French and Spanish fleets, in the West Indies, form a

junction; but effect no capital operation, p. 2. Their

combined fleets in Europe intercept the East and West India

convoy, p. 3. Mr. Laurens is taken in his paffage to Holland,

P: 5. Sir Íoseph Yorke leaves the Hague, p. 6. Hurricanes

in the Weji Indies, p. 7. The new parliament meets, p. 10.

The kindness of the Spaniards to the British prisoners, p. 14.

The inquisition abolished in the duke of Modena's dominions,

P. 15.

LETTER II.

P. 16–67.

The Pennsylvania line revolts, p. 16. 'Sir H. Clinton sends

agents to treat with them, two of whom are hanged, p. 20.

Part of the Jersey brigade revolts, p. 22. Lieut. colonel John
Laurens chosen by congress special minister to the court of Verer

.

sailles, and general Washington's hints to him, p. 23-the gene-

ral writes to Dr. Franklin, p. 25. The Virginia house of dele-

gates' resolve respecting Gates, p. 26. The returns of Greene's

force in South Carolina, and his concluding on a partisan war,

p. 27—his letter to lord Cornwallis, p. 28-be divides his force,

p. 30. Lieut. colonel Tarleton is detached after general More

gan, by whom he is defeated, p. 33. Lord Cornwallis pursues

Morgan, p. 37. General Greene arrives, and takes the com-

mand of Morgan's troops, p. 38. The Americans retreat, and

safely cross the Dan into Virginia, though pursued by his lord-

ship with the utmost eagerness, p. 39. Greene recrosses the

Dan, p. 47. General Pickens and lieut. colonel Lee cut in

pieces a large body of royalists, p. 48. Cornwallis attempts to

furprife the American light infantry, p. 50. Greene determines

upon fighting his lordship, p. 53. His lordihip attacks and

defeats him, p. 54. His lordihip retreats toward Cross Creek,

and Greene pursues him to Deep river, p. 57. General Arnold

fails for and lands in Virginia, p. 59. General Washington

lays a plan for catching him, p. 60. Sir H. Clinton fends gen.

Phillips, with more troops, to take the command in Virginia,

p. 62. Acts of congress, p. 63. Mr. Robert Morris chosen

financier, p. 64. The Maryland delegates empowered to sub-

scribe the confederation, which is thereby completed, p. 65.

General IV ashington gives his decisive opinion upon the neceffity

of a timely and powerful aid from France, p. 67,

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General Greene leaves North Carolina and niarches toward

Camden, p. 80-is defeated by lord Rawdon at Hobkirk's hiil,

p. 83–his letter to Rawdon, p. 86--to governor Reed of Penn-

Jylvania, p. 87. Lord Rawdon evacuates Camden, p. 89. The

British posts are taken by the Americans in quick succession,

idem. Greene marches against the garrison at Ninety Six, p. 92

-is obliged to abandon the fiege, and is pursued by Rawdon,
p. 96. He pursues his lordship and offers him battle, idem.
Greene's letter concerning Gates, p. 98. The miseries attend-
ing the war in South Carolina, p. 99. Extracts from letters.of

lord George Germaine, p. 100.' The affair of colonel Hayne,

who is executed by the joint order of lord Rawdon and colonel

Balfour, p. 102. The operations in Virginia under generals

Phillips and Arnold, p. 107. The marquis de la Fayette makes

a rapid march from Baltimore to Richmond, p. 109.

Lord

Cornwallis joins the British in Virginia, p. 111-is disconcerted

in his attempts to crush the maiquis, p. 112. The marquis

joined by the Pennsylvania line under general Wayne, p. 115.

His lordship commences a retrograde movement, p. 116.

Wayne attacks his lordship, and extricates himself by means of

it, p. 117. General Washington's army in want of provision,

p. 119.

Count de Barras arrives at Boston to take the com-

mand of the French squadron at Newport, p. 120. Washington

meets Rochambeau at Weathersfield, idem. Washington's letters

intercepted and conveyed to New York, p. 122. The French

troops join the Americans under Walivington, p. 123.

The

plan of operations changed, and the allied troops march for

Philadelphia, p. 126. The behaviour of the French troops

while at Newport, and on their march to join general Washing-

ton, p. 128. Don Galvez completes the conquest of West

Florida, p. 129. Sir Samuel Hood and count de Grasse engage,

p. 132. Tobago taken by the French, p. 133. A subscription

for a loan opened by congress for the support of the South Caro-

linians

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