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p. T49—takes several Dutch
East India (hips, p. 151.

John's, St. in Canada, taken, vol.
ii. p. 163.

Jones, captain Paul, lands a party
of Americans at Whitehaven,
and sets fire to a ship in the
harbour; afterward lands and
plunders lord Selkirk's house,
vol. iii. p. ir5—engages cap-
tain Pearson, p. 297—is ho-
nored by the French king with
the cross of military merit, vol.
iv. p. 64.

Ireland spares 4000 troops for his
majesty's service-abroad, vol.
ii. p. 239—the state and pro-
ceedings of the country, vol.
iii. p. 302—further proceed-
ings, p. 400, and vol. iv. p.

Juries, the great and petty, through

the Massachusetts refuse acting

under the new regulations, vol.

i. p. 386.

. K;

Kail, baron de, marches to the
southward, vol. iii. p. 390-—
is mortally wounded, p. 443.

Kempenfelt, admiral, takes a num-
ber of French transports, vol.
iv. p. 223—is lost in the Royal

George, p. z8l.

Kefpely admiral, fails for the.bay
of Biscay, and takes the Licoroe
frigate, vol. iii. p. 117—en-
gages d'Orvilliers, p. 121—is
tried, p. 240.

Killed, the number, by the firing
of the British from Boston and.
the neighbourhood, vol. ii. p.

Kiti'% St. taken by the marquis de
Bouille, vol. iv. p. 233.

Knox, general, sent off to the eafU-
ern states by the -commander .
in chief, on account of the
Pennsylvania revolver5, voj.iv.
p. 20. .)' .

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Ladies* the, al'fhrkdeliJlia* pro-

cure contributions for the be-
nefit of the American soldiers,
vol. iii. p. 376—forward shirts
and stockings to the army, p.

Ladies, whig, their conduct in
Charlestown, South Carolina,
vol. iv. p. 138.

Landed country gentlemen alarm-
ed, vol. ii. p. 233.

Laurens, Henry, esq; chosen pre-
sident of congress, vol. iii. p.k
21—his letter to the governor
of Georgia, p. 203—to another
friend, p. 283—elected to ne-
gotiate a treaty with the Dutch,
p. 322—taken on his voyage
to Holland, and committed to
the Tower, vol. iv. p. 5—dis-
charged, p. 220.

—— , lieut. col. chosen special

minister to France, and favored
with the sentiments of general
Wajhington upon the service to
which he was appointed, vol.
iv. p. 23—returns from France,
p. 147—his conduct approved
of by congress, p. 163—is
mortally wounded while engag-
ed with the British, p. 303.

Laws of England not allowed by
the colonies to be binding on
them, vol. i. p. 43.

Lee, Arthur, esq; leaves Great
Britain, and removes to Paris, .
vol. ii. p. 447.

, general, measures taken for

sending him on to New York,
vol. it. p. 173—is detained at.
Stamford; but oTders a Connec-
ticut regiment into the city, and
arrives there himself within two
hours after general Clinton ar-
rives at Sandy Hook, p. r 7 5—
goes to the southward, p. 20^
—his letter to the French mini-
ster, p. 36*—an anecdote con-
cerninghira.p. 344—he is taken
by col. Harcourt, p. 3 5 8—incen-
veniencies resulting from his
capture, p, 409 — command*

tlie Americans near Monmouth
court-house, vol. iii. p. 136—
is put under arrest, tried and
found guilty, p. 151—his death
and character, vol. iv. p. 305.

Z*ee, captain H. made major com-
mandant of horse for his bra-
very, vol. iii. p. 72—attacks
the British post at Powle's Hook,
p. 283—joins general Greene in
South Carolina with his partizan
legion, vol. iv. p. 32—falls up-
on a number of royalists and
makes a great (laughter among
then> p. 49—aids general Ma-
rion in reducing fort Watson, p.
8x—fort Motte, p. 89—fort
Granby, p. 90—marches to join
Pickens, and with him reduces
the fort at Augusta, p. 91.

Leger, St. lieut. colonel, quits the
fiege of fort Stanivix, vol. ii.

P- 534-
Leslie, general, after announcing
his design of evacuating Charles-
tonvn, offers payment for pro-
vision to be sent in to him, vol.
iv. p. 301—the offer not being
complied with, he sends out
parties to seize provisions, p.
302—evacuates the town, p.

Letter, the copy of one to count

de Vergennes, vol. iv. p. 333.
Letters of Hutchinson and others

sent to Boston by Dr. Franklin,

vol. i. p. 328.
Lexington affair, vol. i. p. 477—

the news of it reaches London,

P- S°3-

LiJ>fincot, captain, tried for hang-
ing captain Huddy, and acquit-
ted, vol. iv. p'. 287.

Lincoln, general, surprised at Bound-
brook, vol. ii. p. 459—sent to
the northward to command the

militia, p. 535 sends col.

Brawn and others on an expe-
dition to Lake George, p. 54.6
—is sent to South Carolina, vol.
iii. p. 228—establishes his head
Vol. IV.

quarters at Puryslurgh, p. 229
—pursues general Prevost, p.
2 J5—attacks the British at Stona
ferry, p. 258—marches for Sa-
vannah, p. 326—is repulsed in
a joint attack with d'Estaing on

the town, p. 330 defends

Charlesttrwn, p. 348—surren-
ders the place, p. 358—receives
the submission of the royal ar-
my at York Toivn, vol. iv. p.

London, the city os, approaches
the throne with an address, &c.
vol. i. p. 497—refuses in 1781
to present their address, &c. at
the levee, and orders its publi-
cation, vol. iv. p. 217.

Long Island fortified by the Ame-
ricans, vol. ii. p. 303—gene-
ral Sullivan appointed to com-
mand there, p. joy—the royal
army lands upon it, p. 306—
evacuated by the Americans,
p. 313. ,

Loss of the Ville de Paris, Ramil-
lies, and other men of war, vol.
iv. p. 342.

Lotteries, the'first in England grant-
ed to the Virginia company,

• vol. i. p. 54.

Loudtn, lord, his determination re-
lative to the Massachusetts ge-

■ neral court, vol. i. p. 13^.

Louijburgh taken by the Massachu*
setts colony, vol. i. p. no.

Lonvther, Sir James, offers to pre-
sent the British king with a
man of war of the line, vol. iv.

P- 34'-

Lucie, St. .attacked by the British,
vol. iii. p. 243—d'Estaing, at-
tempts relieving the island, p.
246—the place capitulates, p.

Lnzerne the chevalier de la, ar-
rives at Boston, vol. iii. p. 286
—his communications to con-
gress, p. 335—his hint to ge-
neral h'ashington, p. 339—sun-
dry communications dt his be-
ll h fore
fore congress, vol. iv. p. 245
—is satisfied with its being re-
solved, that Mr- J. Adams should
be ultimately directed and guid-
ed by the sentiments of the
French court, p. 24.6.

Main, the province of, settled,
vol. i. p. 38~the inhabitants
submit to the Massachusetts, and
have greater privileges granted
them than what the Massachu-
setts people enjoy, p. 39.

Manifestos, presented to the Bri-
tish minister by the Spanish am-
bassador, vol, iii. p. 289.

Mauley, captain, takes British ves-
sels, vol. ii. p. 144—is taken,
vol. iii. p. 53.

Marion, general, exerts himself on
the side os congress, vol. iii.
p. 4?4—vol. iv, p. 46—aided
by heut. col. Lee's partizan le-
gion, reduces fort Watson, p.
81—fort Matte, p. 89—fort
Granby, p. 90.

Maryland settled, vol. i. p. 65—
the convention resolve on an
association, and on measures for
securing the provinee, and pro-
viding for its defence, vol. ii.
p. 92—settles its independent
constitution, p. 368—accedes
to* the confederation, vol. iv.
p. 6j.

Massachusetts Company formed, vol.
i. p. 16—begin a plantation at
Salem, p. 17—obtain a royal
charter, p. 18.

.. Bay, the governor

and company of, in iSiew Eng-
land, begin their plantation go-
vernment in the Massachusetts,
vol. i. p. 20—conclude ontre-
moving with their charter to the
Massachusetts, p. v22— arrive at
Salem, p. 24—assume the form
of %. commonwealth, p. 27—ad-
mit none to freedom but mem-
bers of their churches, p. 29—
their general court assume spi-

ritual jurisdi3fou, p. 30—their
government in divers respect;
absolute, p. 31—their charter
annihilated, p. 42—a new char-
ter given them, p. 98—the;'
declare what are their privi-
leges, p. 99—their exertions in
the war of 1744, p. 11 o—of
1755, p. 137—their general
court address the British parlia-
ment on the subject of duties
and taxes, p. 154—the house
of assembly propose a congress,
p. 172—leave out of the coun-
cil the crown officers and jus-
tices of the superior court, p.
208—at length agree to make
compensation to the sufferers by
the riots, p. 211—propose 3
circular letter to the other co-
lonies, p. 223—their new as-
sembly are required to rescind
the resolution which gave birth
to the circular letter, p. 226—
they vote not to rescind, and are
dissolved, p. 227—a new as-
sembly pass a number of re-
solves, evidencing their disre-
gard to the resolutions of the
lords and commons, p. 260—
refuse making provision for the
troops, p. 261—disagreement?
between them and lieut. gover-
nor Hutcbinson, p. 304—declare
against his receiving his sup-
port from the crown, p. 310
—their proceedings respecting
the judges, and the support in-
tended them by the crown, p.
344—their petition to the kino
for the removal of the governor
dismissed, p. 350—choose de-
legates to meet in congress at
Philadelphia, p. 366—the peo-
ple prepare to defend their rights
by the point of the sword, p.
380—the representatives meet,
and resolve themselves into a
provincial congress, p. 411—
the provincial congress appoint
a committee to draw up a plan

for the' immediate defence of
the colony, p. 412—push their
preparations for hostile opposi-
tion, p. 416—fend a circular
letter to the ministers of the
gospel, p. 417—a picture of
the Massachusetts colony, p.
427—a new provincial congress
meet, p. 469—their proceed-
ings, p. 472—the inhabitants
in arms, p. 486—their unpre-
paredness for an hostile contest
with Great Britain, p. 492—
the provincial congress write
a circular letter to the several
towns of the colony, vol. ii.
p. 17—borrow money, and for-
ward dispatches to the general
congress, p. 19—apply to Con-
necticut and Rhode IJland for as-
sistance, p. 20—order the mi-
litia to Roxbury, p. 21—resolve
upon writing to the eastern
tribe of Indians, p. 22—issue
notes, p. 27-—the Massachusetts
representatires meet, and take
up their old form of govern-
ment, p. 96—the public schools
of the colony, p. 12$—the as-
sembly resolve to fit out armed
vessels, p. 144—the Massachu-
setts delegates at congress con-
ducted with great policy, p.
296—the state agrees upon a
constitution for the common-
wealth, vol. iii. p. 396—-incor-
porates The American Academy
of Arts and Sciences, p. 398—
the last act before entering on
the new constitution, p. 497—
the first general court upon the
ntmi constitution, p. 498—the
constitution violated by the ge-
neral court, vol. iv. p. 398.

Massacre of the Moravian Indians,
vol. iv. p. 308.

Matthew, general, makes a de-
scent Oil Virginia, vol. iii. p.

Jwæwaw, lieut. colonel, attacked
at Princeton, vol. ii. p. 401-

Majheio, Dr. his letter to judge
Hutchinson, vol. i. p. 178.

Measures taken at Philadelphia for
relieving the army under gene-
ral Waihington, vol. iii. p.


Medical department, defects in the
American, occasion the loss of
many sick, vol. iii. p. 70.

Meeting-house, the old south, turn-
ed into a riding-school for the
British dragoons, vol. ii. p. 1394

Mcigs, colonel, his expedition to
Sagg harbour, vol. ii. p. 468.

Mercenaries, foreign, fail for A-
merica, vol. ii. p. 245.

Militia, American, complained of*
vol. ii. p. 317,323, 333.

Minorca attacked by the Spaniards,
aided by the French, vol. iv.
P. 1 57—the garrison at fort St.
Philip closely invested, and
at length obliged to surrender,
p. 226.

Minute-men instituted, vol. i. p.

Mobs at Boston, vol. i. p. 175—
attack j.idgeMutchinson'shouse,
p. 177—at Rhode Istandi p.
183—at New Tori, p. 185—
at Boston, on account of the
seizure of Mr. Hancock's sloop
Liberty, p. 23 \,

Monmouth court-house action, vol.
iii. p. 141.

Montgomery, general, is sent on
with troops to Canada, and be-
sieges St. Johu'i, vol. ii. p.
1J7—the place surrenders, p.
162—he takes Montreal, p. 163
—appears before Quebec, p.
167—his whole force little more
than half the garrison, p. 181
—he attempts carrying the city
by a coup de-main, and is kil-
led, p. 183.

Montreal taken, vol. ii. p. 163.

Montstrrat surrenders, vol. iv. p.

Morgan, general, attacked by a
superior force utider col. Tarle-
H h 2 ten,

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ton, whom lie defeats, vol. iv.
p. 33—is pursued by lord Corn-
ivallis, p. 37—is joined by ge-
neral Greene personally, p. 38.

itlo'vemaits os the armies under
Sir H. Clinton and geneial
Washington, sftcr the evacua-

- tion os Philadelphia, vol. iii.

Mudljland, vol. iii. p. 4—is aban-
doned, p. 8.

Mugford, captain, takes the Hope
powder ship, vol. ii. p. 264—
Is killed, p. 265.

Mutiny among the American sol-
diers at Philadelphia, vol. iv.

p.372. ^

Notches, the British settlements
there reduced by captain Wil-
ling, vol. iii. p. 88.

New-Et/gland, the people there are
alarmed with the reports of an
American episcopacy, vol. i.
p. 117—with the apprehension
of designs on the part of the
British ministry against their
forms of government, p. 142—
the supposed plan of ministry,
p. 144.

New-Hampshire colony settled, vol.

i. p. 38—the people make their

first hostile movement, p. 421

their delegates receive in-

'structions which they lay before
congress, vol. ii. p. 149—the
provincial congress proceed to
take up civil government, p.
16S—several of the representa-
tives pretest against it, p. 169
—several of the towns petition
against it, p. 17c—a return of
the inhabitants, p. 263.

Ninu-Ha-ven colony fettled, vol. i.
p. 33—made a part of Connec-
ticut, p. 34.

— town attacked by ge-
neral Tryon, vol. iii. p. 265.

New-Jersey fettled, vol. i. p. 46
—the <]uaker inhabitants com-
plaiii of the duties imposed upon

them by the governor of Ne*u>
York, p. 4S—the assembly de-
clare against independency, vol.
ii. p. 117—the provincial con-
gress much influenced by the
plot to destroy general Wash-
ington's army at New York,
p. 277—they form their consti-
tution, p. 299—cruelties prac-
tised in that state by the royal
troops, p. 414—the people ex-
asperated and fly to arms, p.

AViu 1'ork fettled, vol. i. p. 44—
the assembly pass an act declar-
ing the rights of the people, p.
97—the powers of legislation
taken from the province, till
there is a compliance with a
British act of parliament, p. 216
—the New Yorkers the firlt who
adopted the non-importation
agreement, p. 194—they desist
from the same, p. 27 8—a quar-
rel between them and the sol-
diers, p. 300—they agree upon
a new congress, p. 362—the
assembly renounce all concern
with the preceding congress, p.
471 —a battle between the whigs
and torics, on the points, con-
gress, or no congress, p. 472—
the iVirw Yorkers stop the vessels
bound to Quebec and elsewhere,
vol. ii. p. 3—the measures of
the citizens on hearing of hos-
tilities in the Massachusetts, p.
4—the cannon rercoved from
lift battery, and the Asia man
of war fires on the city, p. 117
—the New Yorkers suspected,
p. 120—the city evacuated by
the Americans, p. 32S—a ter-
rible fire there, p. 330 the

New York state establish their
independent constitution, p.
528—the city evacuated by the
Britisti, vol. iv. p. 382.

Nevis surrenders, vol. iv. p. 239.

Neutrality, the armed, vol. iii. p.


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