Slike strani
PDF
ePub
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

REQUISITIONS. - CLAIMS OF THE ARMY. NEWBURGH ADDRESSES.

Peace PROCLAIMED.

THE ARMY DISBANDED.

Congress assembles under the Confederation

155

Treaty of Peace signed

155

Treaty of Alliance with France

156

Delay of the States in complying with the Requisitions of Congress 156

Washington addresses Letters to the States on the Subject of Fi-

nance, and completing their Quotas of Troops

157

Force of the Army.

158

Discontents in the Army

158

The Newburgh Addresses

159

Congress votes an Establishment of Half-Pay for the Officers

160

Impracticable Adherence to the Principles of Civil Liberty

161

Provision for the Officers found to be inadequate

162

Congress recommends to the States to make Provision for the Offi-

cers and Soldiers.

162

Pennsylvania places her Officers upon Half-Pay for Life

163

Congress pass a Resolve giving Half-Pay for Life to the Officers. 163

Disappointment of the Officers

164

The Congress of the Confederation refuse to redeem the Pledge of

the Revolutionary Congress

161

Officers offer to commute the Half-Pay for Life

165

Breach of Public Faith

166

Situation of Washington

167

Anonymous Address circulated among the Officers at Newburgh 168

Washington forbids an Assemblage at the Call of an Anonymous

Paper

168

He appoints a Day to hear the Report of their Committee .

168

The Officers again refer their Claims to the Consideration of Congress 169

Half-Pay commuted to Five Years' Full Pay

170

The Army disbanded

170

Value of the Votes which fixed the Compensation of the Officers

171

« PrejšnjaNaprej »