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A BRIEF

HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTION,

WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF

CAPTAIN JOHN HEWSON:

INCLUDING

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES; A STATISTICAL VIEW OF THE

GRAND FEDERAL PROCESSION; MR. WILSON'S ORATION;

WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS, &c. &ci

Philadelphia:
PUBLISHED BY MRS. SARAH ALCOCK,-434 NORTH FRONT STREET,
FOR SALE ALSO BY WILLIAM S. YOUNG,–173 RACE STREET.

1843.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1843, by Mrs. Sarah ALCOCK, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

WM. S. Young, Printer.

ADVERTISEMENT.

This work shall contain many interesting particulars of the Revolutionary War, with a brief view of what the illustrious WASHINGTON and our fathers went through during a seven years' war, in order to obtain the independence of the greatest Republican Nation that ever, to this day, presented itself to the view of the world.

The work will also contain the Declaration of the Independence of the United States, with the Federal Constitution of the same—with a brief view of the grand Procession of Philadelphia, when ten out of the then thirteen States of North America, signed the most sublime system of a Republican form of Government that the sun ever shone upon since the creation of the world—also Washington's Farewell Address, and a brief view of the brilliant acts and elevated republican character of the young French nobleman LAFAYETTE, with many other illustrious Patriots and officers of the Revolutionary War of seventy-six, which revolved round the Father of our Country during the darkest hours of their arduous struggle for their lives and liberty, and also how the God of Nations has preserved and blessed the United States of North America, by spreading the shield of His providence over our beloved country, amid all the storms and anarchy that have caused many of the kingdoms and princes of the old world to vibrate and tremble with fear. Yet during all the violent

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