BIRTH of Mr. Washington. His mission to the French on the Ohio.
Appointed lieutenant colonel of a regiment of regular troops. Sur-
prises M. Jumonville. Capitulation of Fort Necessity. Is appointed
aid de camp to General Braddock. Defeat and death of that general.
Is appointed to the command of a regiment. Extreme distress of the
frontiers, and exertions of Colonel Washington to augment the regular
force of the colony. General Forbes undertakes the expedition
against Fort du Quesne. Defeat of Major Grant. Fort du Quesne
'evacuated by the French, and taken possession of by the English.
Resignation and marriage of Colonel Washington.