The GenerAL CONTENTS OF THE SEVERAL LETTERS
IN VOL. IV.
LETTER I. P.-16.
HE French and Spanish fleets, in the West Indies, form a
junction; but effect no capital operation, p: 2Their
combined fleets in Europe intercept the East and West India
convoy, p. 3. Mr. Laurens is taken in his passage to Holland,
p. 5. Sir Yoseph Yorke leaves the Hague, p. 6. Hurricanes
in the West Indies, p. 7. The new parliament meets, p. 10.
The kindness of the Spaniards to the British prisoners, p. 14.
The inquistion abolished in the duke of Modena's dominions,
The Pennsylvania line revolts, p. 16. 'Sir H. Clinton sends
agents to treat with them, two of whom are hanged, p. 20.
Part of the Jersey brigade revolts, p. 22.
Lieut. colonel Yohn
Laurens chosen by congress special minister to the court of Vere
sailles, and general Washington's hints to him, p. 23--the gene-
ral writes to Dr. Franklin, p. 25. The Virginia house of dele-
gates' resolve respecting Gates, p. 26. The returns of Greene's
force in South Carolina, and his concluding on a partisan war,
p. 27–his letter to lord Cornwallis, p. 28-be divides his force,
p. 30. Lieut. colonel Tarleton is detached after general Mor-
gan, by whom he is defeated, p. 33. Lord Cornwallis pursues.
Morgan, p. 37. General Greene arrives, and takes the com-.
mand of Morgan's troops, p. 38. The Americans retreat, and
safely cross the Dan into Virginia, though pursued by his lord-
fhip with the utmost eagerness, p. 39. Greene recrosses the
Dan, p. 47. General Pickens and lieut. colonel Lee cut in
pieces a large body of royalists, p. 48. Cornwallis attempts to
furprife the American light infantry, p. 50. Greene determines
upon fighting his lordship, p. 53. His lordihip attacks and
defeats him, p. 54. His lordihip retreats toward Cross Creek,
and Greene pursues him to Deep river, p. 57. General Arnold
fails for and lands in Virginia, p. 59. General Washington
lays a plan for catching him, p. 60. Sir H. Clinton fends gen.
Phillips, with more troops, to take the command in Virginia,
p. 62. Acts of congress, p. 63. Mr. Robert Morris chosen
financier, p. 64. The Maryland delegates empowered to sub-
scribe the confederation, which is thereby completed, p. 65.
General IVashington gives his decisive opinion upon the necessity
of a timely and powerful aid from France, p. 67,