History of the United States: from the discovery of the American continent, Volume 8

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Little, Brown, 1860 - United States
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Contents

tion suspended 82Declaration of the convention 82Spirit of Jefferson
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Danger from the savages 87Stuart the Indian agent 87Gage and
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Martins opinion 91Confidence of Lord William Campbell 91Spirit
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verian troops taken into British pay 101The senate of Hamburg befriend
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of her first minister 105Alexis Orloff 106Potemkin 106Indifference
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Remonstrance of the committee of Philadelphia 114Congress uncertain
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THE QUESTION BETWEEN BRITaIN aND aMERICa AngUSt
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likely to speak ill of princes than men of rank 122Americans discriminate
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Question raised on Parliamentary reform 125Townshend conforms to Rock
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134Reception of the proclamation in America 134Opinion of the wife
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John Adams 135Massachusetts institutes an admiralty court 13GOpin
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Beaumarchais in London 146Hastens to Paris 146His memorial to
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Gunning argues the case at large to Panin 152He offers to take fifteen
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prised at the refusal and its manner 157He maintains his fortitude 157
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ty of Oxford 163Lord Stormont and the king of France 163Stormont
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Adam Smith 173Of Josiah Tucker 174Of Soame Jenyns 174The
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barks for St Johns 181Schuyler retreats 181His letter to congress
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He is put in irons and sent to England 184Montgomery in want of good
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Their progress 183Enos deserts 193They reach the portage 194Their
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He summons Carleton to surrender the city 202His batteries 202Carle
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The death of himself and others 208Campbell orders a retreat 208Arnold
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A sally 210The party surrender 210Loss of the Americans 210Mac
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Dumas 216De Bonvouloir arrives in Philadelphia 216His interview with
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The Great Bridge 222Dunmores foray 222Orders a fort at Great Bridge
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Consternation of the Scotch in Norfolk 228Crowds of people and runaway
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continental service 232Committee of congress on the subject 232Decision
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sary for peace 240And for prosperity 240The proper time for it 240
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Ministry unprepared for his retreat 300Joseph Brant the Mohawk
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His vanity 309His envy 309His courage 310His religious creed 210
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ments 317Washington applauds Mercer 317Andrew Lewis 317Further
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CHAPTER LXI
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by England 332May be the basis of a coalition ministry 332Professing
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tocracy 341Intrigues of Turgots enemies 341Sartine agrees with
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Arrival of Gadsden 345Flag of the navy 346Gadsden for independence
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North Carolina 352It votes an explicit sanction of independence 352 South
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THE WaT TO REstORE PEaCE May 1776
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Turgot 362Turgot dismissed from office 363De Clugny 363Effect
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Scepticism uncreative 366To be rejected 366John Adams moves that
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Vchastellux quoted 341Turgot the real protector of the throne and the aris
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Politics of Virginia 375The tees 375The family of Cary 375Unan
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CHAPTER LXV
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for it 388Uneasiness of the assembly 388Report of new instructions
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CHAPTER LXVI
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North Carolina regiments 398Orders of Lee 398Armstrong at Haddrells
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the action 404Moultrie fires slowly 404Sends for powder 405Clin
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CHAPTER LXVII
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416Insurmountable obstacles 417The Canadian clergy 417The
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Wooster before Quebec 420His batteries 420Incompleteness of the regi
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Attempt on Three Rivers 429Gallantry of Wayne 430Expedition
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ing camp ordered 446Conference concurs in independence 446Unanim
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Adams 451Dickinsons position 452His speech 452Opposes resolution
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John Adams 459His meditations 459His triumphant joy 460The
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insurrections 465The passage stricken out 466Slave trade branded as
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It is written for all humanity 472Its effect on the nations 473Its
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