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Capture of Fort Washington-Fort Lee abandoned,

General Washington retires into New-Jersey, and despairs of
the cause,

Crossss the Delaware,

Battle of Trenton, &c.

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Revolution continued.-Expedition of General Howe to Philadel-
phia.-Expedition of General Burgoyne into the state of New-
York.-Expedition of Sir Henry Clinton to Carolina.

Admiral Byron pursues,

Earl of Chatham dies,

Naval action, which opens the war between France and Eng-
land,

CHAP. XIV.

Revolution continued.-Commissioners arrive from England.
British army retreat from Philadelphia.-French fleet ar-
rives. Attempt on Newport.

1778 Expedition against Rhode-Island,

CHAP. XV.

General operations of the Revolution continued.

CHAP. XVI.

General operations of the Revolution continued.

Introduction,

273

1779 Count De Estaing arrives upon the southern coast,

Siege of Savannah,

274

Assault upon the town of Savannah,

275

Count De Estaing embarks his troops and departs for the

West-Indies, but is dispersed by a storm-Fall of Count Pa-

laski,

Brave exploit of Colonel White,

276

CAHP. XVII.

Revolution Continued.

Revolution Continued.

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CHAP. XIX.

Revolution Continued.

Causes that led to the government of the United States.

CHAP. XXII

Indian War.-Affairs of Government.

Administration of President Adams.

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