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TO

EMPERORS,

KINGS,

AND OTHERS,

EXERCISING SOVEREIGN POWER

IN THE

OLD WORLD;

IN HOPES

THAT FROM THE EXAMPLE OF

GEORGE WASHINGTON

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NEW,

THEY WILL LEARN TO AVOID

WAR, 1

TO PROMOTE GOODWILL IN THE

TAMILY OF MANKIND,

AND USE ALL THE POWER THEY POSSESS,

FOR THE

PUBLIC GOOD;

THE

FOLLOWING PAGES

ARE

MOST RESPECTFULLY

INSCRIBED,

BY

THE AUTHOR.

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CHAP. V.

CAMPAIGN OF 1778.

Washington makes arrangements for the campaign of

1778.-Crosses the Delaware.—Battle of Monmouth.

-Washington sooths the irritation between the

French and American officers at Rhode island.-Dis-

suades from an expedition against Canada.

pp. 106-1250

CH AP. VI.

CAMPAIGN OP 1779.

Discontents in the Jersey line composed by Washing.

ton.-British invade Connecticut.-Sullivan attacks

the six nations of Indians.General Warne reduces

Stoney Point.-Major Lee surprises Paulus Hook.

pp. 126-143

CHAP. VII.

CAMPAIGN OF 1780.

General Sullivan invades Staten island.-General Wash-

ington gives an opinion against attempting to defend

Charleston.-General Kniphausen invades New Jer-

sey.-Washington guards his stores, and also West

Point.- French fleet arrives. The siege of New York

proposed. The arrival of a British fleet deranges all

the plans for a combined operation. - pp. 144—163.

CHAP. VIII.

CAMPAIGN OF 1781.

The Pennsylvania line mutinies.—The Jersey lines follow

their example, but are quelled.- Distresses of the

American army.-General Washington commences a

military journal.-The British carry on extensive ope-

rations in the southern states.-Washington is pressed

to repair to the defence of Virginia, but declines.:-

Reprimands his manager for furnishing supplies to

the British army.-Extinguishes a threatened civil

war respecting the independence of Vermont. Pro-

jects a plan of combined operations.—Deputes colom

nel John Laurens to obtain the concurrence of France.

-Siege of New York proposed, but exchanged

for Yorktown.--Lord Cornwallis, invested by the

French

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