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Burke on the State of Affairs in America. - New Jersey
roused to Arms. - Washington grants Safe Con-
duct to Hessian Convoys. - Encampment at Mor-
ristown. Putnam at Princeton. His Stratagem
to conceal the Weakness of his Camp. - Exploit of
General Dickinson near Somerset Court-house.
Washington's Counter Proclamation. Prevalence
of the Small-pox. - Inoculation of the Army. -
Contrast of the British and American Commanders
Negotiations for Exchange of Prisoners. Case of
Colonel Ethan Allen. - Of General Lee. - Corres-
pondence of Washington with Sir William Howe
about Exchanges of Prisoners.-Referees appointed.
- Letters of Lee from New York. - Case of Colonel
Campbell. Washington's Advice to Congress on
the Subject of Retaliation. His Correspondence
with Lord Howe about the Treatment of Prisoners.
- The Horrors of the Jersey Prison-ship and the
Exertions to form a New Army. - Calls on the Differ-
ington's Care for the Yeomanry. Dangers in the
Schuyler's Affairs in the Northern Department. — Mis-
a Reproachful Letter. - Office of Adjutant-general
offered to Gates Declined by him. - Schuyler
reprimanded by Congress for his Reproachful Let-
ter. Gates appointed to the Command at Ticon-
deroga. Schuyler considers himself virtually sus-
pended. — Takes his Seat as a Delegate to Congress,
and claims a Court of Inquiry. - Has Command at
Foreign Officers Candidates for Situations in the Army.
Difficulties in adjusting Questions of Rank.
Ducoudray. Conway. - Kosciuszko. — Washing-
Arnold omitted in the Army Pro-
motions. - Washington takes his Part.
Arms. Skirmish at Ridgefield. - Death of Gen-
- Gallant Services of Arnold. - Re-
His Memorial to Con-