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EXERCISING SOVEREIGN POWE^
TO PROMOTE GOODWILL IN THS
AND USE ALL THE POW^tt* !*HEY POSSESS,
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
CAMPAIGN OF 1779-
Discontents in the Jersey line composed by Washing-
ton.—British invade Connecticut.—Sullivan attacks
the six nations of Indians.—General Wayne reduces
Stoney Point.—Major Lee surprises Paulus Hook. -
CAMPAIGN OF 1780.
General Sullivan invades Staten island.—General Wash-
ington gives ah opinion against attempting to defend
Charleston.—General Knrphausen invades New Jer-
sey.—Washington guards his stores, and also West
Point.—French fleet arrives.—The siege of New York
proposed.—The arrival of a British fleet deranges all
the plans for a combined operation. - pp. 144—163.
The Pennsylvania line mutinies.—The Jersey lines follow
their example, but are quelled.—Distresses of the
American army.—General Washingtbn commences a
military journal.—The British carry on extensive ope-
rations in the southern states.—Washington is pressed
to repair to the defence of Virginia, but declines.^—
Reprimands his manager for furnishing supplies to
the British army.—Extinguishes a threatened civil
war respecting the independence of Vermont.—Pro-
jects a plan of combined operations.—-Deputes colo-
nel John Laurens to obtain the concurrence of France.
—Siege of New York proposed, but exchanged
for Yorktown.—Lord Cornwallis, invested by the
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