THE GENERAL CONTENTS OF THE SEVERAL LETTERS
IN VOL. III.
A design to remove general Washington from the command of
the American army, p. 54. Congress receive a packet of blank
papers, p. 60. The distresses of the Americans at Valley-forge, p.
62. Washington's thoughts upon providing half-pay for the
officers, p. 63. Defects in the American medical department,
p. 70. Acts of congress, p. 73. They receive the treaties
concluded between the king of France and the United States, p.
80-address the inhabitants of the United States, p. 83. The
South Carolinians new model their temporary form of govern-
ment, p. 85. The Randolph frigate blown up, p. 87. The
Mischianza in honor of Sir W. Howe, p. 90. The marquis de v
la Fayette, with 2500 men, narrowly escapes being cut off by the
British forces, p. 91.
The conduct of the French, p. 93. Upon the news of the
Saratoga convention, the American commissioners are received
by the court in their public character, p. 96. Preliminaries of
a treaty are delivered to them, p. 98. The London merchants
raise money for the relief of the American prisoners, p. 99. Mi-
nisterial attempts for raising a body of troops, by a voluntary
fupply from the people, p. 100. The treaties between France
and the United States are signed, p. 103. Lord North's conci-
liatory propositions, p. 104. General Gates's letter to the earl
of Thanet, p. 106. The French rescript informing the British
court of the treaty between France and the United States, and