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Arnold is appointed a Brigadier in the British service,
and invades Virginia-Plan to capture him-Mutiny
in the American camp— Violence of the Pennsylva.
nia Line-Order restored-Weak state of the Ar-
my-The French Court grants a Loan to the United
States-Exertion of the States to enable the Gene.
ral to open the Campaign-The French Troops
march to the American Camp-Plan to surprise the
British Post at King's Bridge-Expedition to Vir-
ginia--Count de Grasse arrives in the Chesapeake
-Yorktown besieged-British Redoubts stormed
The British make a Sortie-Lord Cornwallis at..
tempts to escape-He capitulates and surrenders
his Posts Indecisive Action between the French
and English Fleets—Sir Heury, too late, embarks
his Troops for Yorktown-Thanks of Congress to
the American and French Commanders, and to the
Army-General St. Clair despatched to Carolina-
The other Corps of the Army return to the Neigh-
bourhood of New-York, and go into Winter Quar-
Preparations for another Campaign-Sir Guy Carlo.
ton arrives at New York, and announces the vote
of Parliament to acknowledge American Independ-
ence --Army anxious for their pay-Anonymous
Address exciting them to a Revolt-General Wash.
INGTON convenes and addresses the Officers-Their
resolutions Preliminary articles of peace received
-Cessation of Hostilities proclaimed -General
WASAINGTON addresses a Circular Letter to the Ex-
ocutives of the several States-Army disbandod-
New Lovies of Pennsylvania revolt—The Com-
mander in Chief enters New-York-Takes leaves of
his Officers--Resigns his Commission to the Presi.
dent of Congress-Retires to Mount Vernon 26
General WASHINGTON in Retirement His Pursuits
Votes of Congress and of the Legislature of Vir-
ginia respecting him--His Visitors and correspond-
ents-His Plans to improve the Navigation of the
Potomack and James' Rivers—Declines the grant
His Advice to the Cincinnati-State
of Publick Affairs National Convention-General
WASHINGTON its President-Federal Constitution
recommended and adopted-General WASHINGTON
requested to consent to administer the Government
-He is chosen President of the United States--Sets
out for the Seat of Government-Attention shown
him on his Journey–His reception at New-York 56
Inauguration of the President-His Address to Con.
gress Answers of the two Houses
ments of his Household-His regulations for Visit-
org-The Reasons of their adoption—The Relations
of the United States with Foreign Powers-Con-
gress ostablishes the Departments of the Govern
ment-The President fills thein--He visits New-
England-His Reception Addresses to him-His
Answers Negotiations with the Indians-Treaty
with the Creeks-War with the Wabash and Mia.
mis Tribes --General Harınar's Expedition--St.
Clair defeated-General Wayne victorious and
makes a Treaty with them-Second Session of Con-
gress-Fiscal Arrangements of the Secretary of
the Treasury-Indisposition of the President-He
visits Mount Vernon-Meets Congress at Philadel.
phia-His Tour to the Southern States-Second
Congress-The President refuses his Signature to
the Representative Bill--Contemplates retiring to
Private Life--Consents to be a Candidate for the
General WASHINGTON re-clected President-State of
Parties-Division in the Cabinet The President
endeavours to promote union--Influence of the
French Revolution-Measures to secure the Neu.
trality of the United States in the War between
France and England--Mr. Genet's illegal practices
He insults the Government–The Executive
restricts him-He appeals to the People-They
support the Administration--The President deter.
mines to arrest Genet--He is recalled--Negotia-
tion with Britain--Insurrection in Pennsylvania
Democratick Societies-- British Treaty-Com-
munication between the French Executive and
the Legislature of the United StatesThe Progi.
dent refuses to the House of Representatives the
Papers respecting Diplomatick transactions-His
interpositions in favour of the Marquis La Fayette
-Takes the Son of the Marquis under his Protec-
tion and Patronage
The Prosident calumniated–His Letter to Mr. Jeffer
son-Statement of the Secretary of the Treasury-
The French Directory's attempt to control the
American Government Review of the transactions
with France - The President declares his resolution
to retire from Publick Life-Meets Congress for the
* last time-Describes the Letters that had been
forged Attends the Inauguration of Mr. Adams-
Retires to Mount Vernon-Threatening attitude
of France General WASHINGTON appointed Com.
mander in Chief of the American Forces--His opi.
nion of Publick measures-His indisposition and