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*OXFORD*

LIBRARY

DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA, TO WIT.

SEAL.

BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the thirteenth day of February, in the twenty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America, CALEB P. WAYNE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the Title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit:....

"The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the "American Forces, during the War which established the Indepen"dence of his country, and First President of the United States.... "Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Wash"ington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased "Relative, and now in possession of the author. To which is pre"fixed, an Introduction, containing a compendious View of the "Colonies planted by the English on the Continent of North Ame"rica, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which "terminated in their Independence. By JOHN MARSHALL."

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States entituled "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned.... And also to the Act intituled "An act Supplementary to an Act intituled "An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the
District of Pennsylvania.

CHAPTER VIII.

Skirmish on the heights of Haerlem....The enemy land
at Frogs' neck....The American army evacuates York
island, except fort Washington....Both armies move
towards the White Plains....Battle of the White Plains....
The British army returns to King's bridge, and gene-
ral Washington with a part of his army crosses the
North river....The lines of fort Washington carried by
the enemy, and the garrison made prisoners....Evacu-
ation of fort Lee....Weakness of the American army....
Ineffectual attempts to raise the militia....General Wash-
ington retreats through Jersey....Capture of general
Lee....General Washington crosses the Delaware....
Danger of Philadelphia.... The British go into winter
quarters....Battle of Trenton....Of Princeton....Firmness
of Congress.

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