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finally induced Congress to lay aside their jealousy cf a standing army, and to adopt a military establish ment for the war.

The expected superiority of the French at sea fail ing, the residue of the campaign passed away without any remarkable event. The hostile armies merely watched each other's motions, until the inclemency of the season forced them into winter quorters. The Pennsylvania line wintered at Morristown; the Jersey line about Pompton on the confines of New York and New-Jersey; and the troops belonging to the NewEngland States at West Point and its vicinity, on both sides of the North river. The New-York line had pru viously been stationed at Albany, to oppose any inva sion that might be made from Canada, and here it no mained through the winter.

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THE

LIFE OF

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

COMMANDER IN CHIEF

OF THE
: American Army,

C'HROUGH THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR;

AND THE

FIRST PRESIDENT

OF THE

UNITED STATES.

BY AARON BANCROFT D. D. PASTOR OF A CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN WORCESTM

TWO VOLUMES IN ONE.

BOSTON:
PHILLIPS, SAMPSON, AND COMPANY
NEW YORK: J. C. DERBY.

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