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RISE, PROGRESS, AND ESTABLISHMENT
United States of America:
AN ACCOUNT OF THE LATE WAR,
AND OF THE
FROM THEIR ORIGIN TO THAT PERIOD.
BY WILLIAM GORDON, D. D.
Qiud verum*** curo, et rogo et omnis in hoc sum.
THE THIRD AMERICAN EDITION.
PRINTED FOR SAMUEL CAMPBELL, NO. 124, PEARL-STREET,
BY JOHN WOODS.
OF THE SEVERAL LETTERS IN VOL II
LETTER I. P. 11-42.
New-Hampshire convention take up civil government, p. 1'1.
The critical situation of the American army before Boston, p.
14. General Lee is sent on to New-York, p. 15. The inhabit-
ants of Tryon county disarmed, p. 16. General Montgomery
killed in an attack upon Quebec, p. 22. Preparations for tak-
ing possession of Dorchester Heights, p. 25. The Americans
possess themselves of the same, p. 26. General Howe resolves
upon evacuating Boston, p. 28-evacuates it, p. 30. The hard-
ships experienced by the inhabitants of the town, p. 33. Nor-
folk in Virginia, burnt, p. 35. The North-Carolina insurgents
subdued, p. 36. The acts of congress, p. 38. Commodore
The general voice of the Europeans rather favorable to the
Americans, p. 43. A dreadful tempest on the coasts of New-
foundland, p. 45. General Conway opposes administration, p.
47. The duke of Grafton unexpectedly quits it, p. 48. Go-
vernor Penn examined before the house of lords, p. 50. The
address of the representatives of Nova-Scotia to the king and
parliament, p. 52. The bill for prohibiting all intercourse with
the Thirteen United Colonies strenuously opposed, p. 53. Sir
Peter Parker and earl Cornwallis sail for America, p. 55. The
British king's treaties with the German princes, p. 56-pro-
tested against, p. 58. Lord Howe and general Howe consti-
tuted his majesty's commissioners for restoring peace to the
colonies, p. 59. The sentiments of the French relative to the.
The blockade of Quebec continued, p. 62. The Americans
conclude upon retreating from before it, p. 63. The American
fort at the Cedars surrendered, p. 65. General Thomson goes
against the British at Three-Rivers; is defeated and taken, p.
66. The Americans retreat from Canada, p. 68. Capt. Mug-
ford takes the Hope, ordnance store ship, p. 71. The British
ships of war are driven from Nantasket, p. 72. A number of
highlanders, with lieut. col. Campbell, taken in Boston Bay, p.
74. Measures taken to draw the New-Yorkers into independen-