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HISTORY

OF THE

AMERICAN REVOLUTION?

COMPHEHEXDIKO

ALL THE PRINCIPAL EYENTS

IN THE FIELD AND IN THE CABINET,
BY PAUL ALLEN, ESQ.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THE MOST IMPORTANT RESOLUTIONS

OF THE

CONTINENTAL CONGRESS,

A1tD MAXT OF THE MOST IMPOUTANT

LETTERS OF GENERAL WASHINGTON.

IX TWO VOLUMES—VOL. It,

BALTIMORE^ PRINTED FOR FRANKUN BETTS.

Wm. Wooddy, Jr. printer.
1823.

TATttiE 0¥ CONTEXTS,

OF VOLUME TWO.

PAGE.

Chap. I. Recapitulation-Events of 1777—Low state of the
American army at Morristown-.Dismission of Dr. Stringer,
and resolution of Congress, censuring General Schuyler's
want of respect—State of the British army ...Expedition of
Cornwallis against Boundbrook—Narrow escape of General
Lincoln—Governour Tryon's expedition against Danbury—
Gallant conduct of Generals Wooster and Arnold—Arnold
makes a stand at Radfield—Is obliged to retreat—Follows
the enemy to Sagatuck bridge—Action there-Expedition of
Colonel Meigs to Saggharbour—Sir William Howe takes
the field—His sudden retreat to Amboy—Washington moves
his army to Quibbletown-Howe evacuates the Jerseys—
General Schuyler appointed to the command of the North-
ern army—General St. Clair ordered to the command of Ti-
conderoga—The weak state of that garrison-Burgoyne
makes his appearance before it—St . Clair evacuates it and
joins General Schuyler. 1

Chap. n. The events of 1777 continued—Reflections on St .
Clair's retreat-General Schuyler removes to Stillwater-

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