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British Army Hastens Back to Skenesborough.
Burgoyne Issues a Proclamation and Sends Reidesel to Castleton.
Counter-Proclamation by Schuyler.
The Fall of Ticonderoga Creates Consternation on the New Hamp-
King George Rejoices.
St. Clair Tried by Court Martial and Acquitted.
Colonel Warner Issues a Circular to Militia Officers.
Acceptance of Ira Allen's Plan to Raise Money for Equipment of
Burgoyne's Increasing Difficulties.
New Hampshire Responds Promptly to Appeal for Aid and Sends
Opposition Being Greater Than He Had Expected He Sends for
Green Mountain Boys and New Hampshire Troops Successfully
Report of Mission to Philadelphia.
Proposal to Unite with New Hampshire Dismissed.
Convention Votes to Organize New Hampshire Grants into a Sepa-
Ira Allen's Reasons for this Action.
Third Dorset Convention Subscribes to and Publishes a Covenant.
Adjourned Session, Held at Westminster, Declares the New Hamp-
Declaration and Petition to Continental Congress Presented.
Constitution Considered and Promulgated.
Pennsylvania Constitution Closely Followed.
News of Burgoyne's Invasion Received.
Vermont's Constitution First to Prohibit Slavery and Grant Man-
Document not Submitted to Popular Vote for Ratification.
Ethan Allen Visits Philadelphia and Reports to Legislature Hos-
Foes Within and Without Threaten New Commonwealth.
Washington's Efforts in His Behalf.
Levi Allen Seeks His Brother's Release.
Exchanged for British Officer, He Visits Washington and Is Wel-
Letters of Colonel Beverly Robinson to Ethan Allen Offering Ver-
Correspondence Sent to Congress with Notice of Vermont's Deter-
What the Haldimand Negotiations Accomplished.
Abundant Evidence Proves the Loyalty of the Vermont Leaders.
Vermont Annexes Portions of New Hampshire and New York.
Congress Proposes to Admit Vermont to the Union and then Fails
New York Pursues a More Conciliatory Policy.
Washington Alarmed Over Possible Attempt to Coerce Vermont.
Ira Allen Vindicated of Charges of Dishonesty as Surveyor General.
Deaths of Seth Warner and Ethan Allen.
Activity of Alexander Hamilton in Favor of Ending the Dispute.
The First Conference of the Two Commissions Unsuccessful.
Congress Votes to Admit Vermont as a State of the Union.
Debate Over Ratification.
Arguments of Nathaniel Chipman and Stephen R. Bradley for
Jefferson and Madison Visit Vermont.
Summary of a Successful Struggle for Freedom Against Great Odds.
Industrial and Agricultural Conditions.
Friction on the Northern Border.