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69, 74, 84, 86. Cited respecting the intelligence of Admiral Digby's arri-
expedition against Springfield, 86. val, VIII. 162.
Accedes to a proposition to appoint Clothing, want of, in the army, III. 21,
agents for prisoners, 123. Ilis kind 210. Designed for the army, stopped
treatment of prisoners, 123. His ex- by the New York Convention, IV.
pedition against Rochambeau, 131 - 209. Want of, and measures for pro-
146. Lands troops on Long Island, curing, V. 67, 100, 155, 156, 199, 223,
137, 143, 147. Number of troops un 329. Purchases of, 156. Sufficiency
der, 197. Correspondence with, about of, VI. 127, 192, 253. Perplexitie's
the treatment of prisoners taken at about a supply of, 408. Mismanage-
Charleston, 234, 552. His exertions ment in the department of, 201, 397.
in behalf of André, 236, 534, 538, 539. Method of providing, condemned, and
His measures to aid the British move. a remedy proposed, VII. 298. Want
ments at the south, and detachment of 351 - 355, 388. Non-arrival of, from
of Leslie, 269. Declines granting France, 360; VIII. 257.
Mathews's request, 277. On an ex. Clough, ALEXANDER, Major, to pro-
change of prisoners, 302. Makes an cure intelligence from New York, 'VI.
embarkation for the southward, 325. 40. Barbarously and mortally wound-
Humphreys' attempt to surprise and ed, 75, 76.
seize, 338. Sends' emissaries to the Clove, camp at the, IV. 495. Advance
Pennsylvania line, 359, 362, 472. into the, 501.
Cited respecting his numbers, and the Clocer lots, on the River Farm, XII.
comparative importance of different 302. On the Union Farm, 370.
southern States, 458. Misconstrues CLYMER, George, on a committee of
intercepted letters respecting an at- Congress to remain in Philadelphia,
tack on New York, VIII. 00. Extracts IV. 253, 552. Written to, after the
from intercepted letters to, 112, 519. battle at Trenton, 236.
Sends conditional instructions to Lord COBB, DAVID, Lieutenant-Colonel, aid
Cornwallis to forward a detachment to the Commander-in-chief, despatched
to New York, 116. His solicitation to Rochambeau, VIII. 84. Despatch-
of a recall, 119, 201. Proposition to, ed again, with a detailed plan of an
for a meeting of commissioners in rela- attack on the north part of New York
tion to prisoners, 215, 245, 247. The Island, 88. Sent to Sir Guy Carleton,
application to, for Lippencot as a sub- 497; 1X. 3.
ject for retaliation, 263, 264, 265, 200, Cobbert, William, XI. 181.
292. His account of the meeting of Cobble Hill, near Boston, fortified, III.
commissioners at Elizabethtown, 278. 172, 175.
His return to England, 281. His dis- Cochran, John, commended, VII. 192
approbation of Lippencot's conduct, Coinage, plans of, IX. 125.
33%. Measures taken to bewilder him Coins, scarcity of small

ns, scarcity of small, XII. 25.
in the campaign of 1781, IX. 404. Cole River, Washington's lands at, XII.
CLINTON, JAMES, Colonel, III, 469. 319.
Appointed brigadier-general, IV. 32. Colerain, unsuccessful meeting of dep-
Commands at the Highlands, in the uties at, from the Creek nation, XII,
Continental service, 149. Wounded 65.
at Fort Montgomery, V. 475. Order Colerus, Major, IV. 429.
ed to Albany, vi. 111. Ordered on Cole's Fort, 'in' the Minisink settle-
the Western expedition, under Sulliment, VI. 113, 123.
van, 264, 275. His movements cen- COLLIER, Sir George, VI. 294. Goes
sured, but prove successful, 200. Di. to Penobscot, 307, 350.
rected to march to the northward, COLLINS, John, Governor of Rhode
upon the incursion of Sir John John Island, states grounds of opposition to
son, VII. 64 ; to take the command the Federal Constitution, X. 39, 487.
of the northern department, 279, 280, Collins, apprehended, and sent to Phil.
282; to make provision for replacing adelphia for trial, IV. 374.
troops to be recalled from the fron Columbia, District of, proclamation and
tiers, VIII. 79; to send troops toward particulars respecting the limits, and
York Island, 89.

establishment of, as a permanent seat
Clinton, Fort, repaired by the British, of government, X. 147. See Federal
IV. 104. Inquiry into the loss of City and Gorernment.
280. Progress of ihe works at, V1.67. Combahee Rirer, British detachment
CLOSEN, Baron, aid to Rochambeau, sent to the, VIII. 357.
despatched to Count de Grasse, with Commander-in-chief of the American

army, circumstances, and political Confederacies, abstract of the general
motives connected with the choice of principles of ancient and modern, IX.
a, III, 1, 479. His arrival in Cam. 521.
bridge to take command of the army, Confederation of the United States, com-
14, 4-4. Three aids-de-camp allowed pleted, VII. 456. Defects and neces.
to, 269. Guard of the, IV. 407. His sity of a reform in the, VIII. 410.
commission and his instructions, 4-2, Iinpotency of the, IX. 140, 107, 187,
483, IX. 16, 17. List of his aids-de 298. A paper drawn up with a view
camp, XII. 415.

to reforming it, 249, 521.
Commerce, the enlargement of the pow. Confiscation, on restitution for, VIII.
ers of Congress for the regulation of, 542.
IX. 122, 125, 145, 501. Advantages Congregational Church and Society of
or evils of foreign, 140, 194. Curtail- Mediuy, address to the, XII 198.
ed for want of credit, 464. On the Congress, Continental, first suggest-
formation of a treaty of, with Greated by Franklin, II. 396. Appoints
Britain, X. 43. A navy necessary for Washington commander-in-chief of
the protection of, XII. 68. British the American army, III. 1-6, 481.
ministry avoid direct answers about a Consents to a Continental currency;
treaty of, 91. General policy in re votes a Continental army; appoints
gard to, 232. See Trade

officers, 6, 23. John Hancock chosen
Commissary, in the French war, some president of, 37. Resolves by, respect-
of the duties of, in Virginia, II. 239. ing Canada, 41. Recommends to Mas-
In the American army, recommended, chusetts the old form of an Assem-
III. 21. Pay of, recommended to be bly for a form of government, 44.
increased, 414.

Jealous of military power, 51. Raises
Commissioners to France, instructed to rifle companies, 100. Appoints a
procure engineers, IV.491. Disagree, committee respecting the army, 123.

V.383. See British Commissioners. Orders vessels to intercept brigan-
Commissions, retained by the Comman- tines, 125. Resolves of, respecting
der-in-chief, III. 22. Issued, who Nova Scotia, 169. Sends a committee
may apply for, 102; 108; 337.' Per to the Northern Department, having
sons holding, under the crown, 145, instructions to invite delegates from
159. Comparative pecuniary value Canada to Congress, and to raise a
of, in the two armies, V. 322. See regiment of Canadians, 174. Decla-
Foreign Officers, Officers, and Rank. ration of, respecting the proclamation
Committee from Congress, to the army, of the King, 204. Resolves on nine
III. 123. To the Northern Depart. battalions for the defence of Canada,
ment, 174. To the main army, IV. 250. Their resolve respecting the
117, 130. To remain in Philadelphia, mode of receiving the expected com-
253. Sent to camp, V. 212, 231. At missioners, 329. Jealousies and party
Philadelphia, consults and corresponds feelings in, about independence, 347,
with the Commander-in-chief, VI. 357. Orders naval Officers before
153, 167. To the army, with exten- it, to answer for their conduct, 353.
sive powers, VII. 14. To promote Votes thanks after the evacuation of
a coöperation with the French fleet Boston, 360, 533. Sends commis-
and army, 33, 34, 47, 50. Addresses a sioners to Canada, 390. Appoints a
circular to the different States, 50, 70, fast, 392. Visit to, by the Comman-
80 ; 179. Importance of the measures der-in-chief, 395, 402-406. Votes to
recommended by, 93. The powers of employ Indians, 407, 431. Recalls
121. Reception of, on their return Wooster from Canada, 411. Offers
to Congress, 226.

a bounty for captures by Indians, 431.
Common Sense, a pamphlet, commend. Votes to augment the forces in the
ed, III. 276. Effects of, 347, IX. 49. Northern Department, 443; to raise
Commutation, opposition to, in Con companies of Germans and riflemen,
necticut, IX. 6. Not approved, 200, 444. Declares Independence, 455.
280, 285. See Specific supplies. Resolution of, respecting the letter
Company, rules and directions respect addressed to “ George Washington,
ing, 11. 411, IX. 482. The reception Esq.," 474. Measures taken by, in
of, by the President, X. 18, 99.

regard to the Indians, 496. Appoints
Conciliatory Bills. See North.

officers, IV. 32. Public papers con-
Concord, remarks on the march of the fided to the care of, 46. Proceed-
British troops to, II. 406. Provincial ings of, respecting the affair at the
Congress adjourned to, III. 44.

Cedars, 56; in relation to the mission

of Sullivan by Howe, 87. Reorgan.
izes the army, 116. Committee of,
visits camp, 117, 130. Resolutions of,
respecting the appointment of officers,
enlistments, and bounties, 134. Warm
debate in, respecting the army ; hostile
feelings to the Commander-in-chief,
327. Appoints five major-generals
and ten brigadiers, 329. Their resolve
before their adjournment to Baltimore,
210, 222. Confers extraordinary pow-
ers on Washington, and issues a cir-
cular to the governors of the States,
232, 236, 550. Appoints a committee
to remain in Philadelphia, 23. Val.
uable men absent, 341. Authorizes
the States to fill military vacancies,
393. Condemns the distinctive ap-
pellations of regiments, 394. Ap-
points Lafayette major-general, V.10,
454. Their plan for raising recruits
under the direction of the State au.
thorities, 15. Yeas and nays first
entered in the journals of, in the ques.
tion about Arnold's rank, 25. Con.
fers extraordinary powers on the
Commander-in-chief, 65. Adjourns
to Lancaster, and afterwards to York,
69. Hancock retires from, 106, 133.
Henry Laurens appointed President,
139. Disposition of, towards Wash-
ington, 203, 390, 483. Sends a com-
mittee to camp to mature a new sys-
tem of arrangements, 212, 213, 231.
Appoints commissioners to confer
about prisoners, 272, 294, 317. Au-
thorizes the Commander-in-chief to
call out five thousand militia, 311, 317.
Numbers, and able men absent from,
326, 327, 350, 496, 508. Indecision
and delay of, 328, 508. Spurious re-
solves attributed to, 332, 333, 336.
Proceeding

relation to Lord
North's bills and commissioners, 344,
397, 398, 401. Their reception of the
news of the French treaty, 353, 357.
Adjourns to Philadelphia, 436. Votes
thanks after the battle of Monmouth,
438. Proceedings of, in regard to
Governor Johnstone, VI. 32. Rec-
ommends to young men to organize
themselves into cavalry, 35. Visited
by the Commander-in-chief; the mode
of his reception, 137. Henry Laurens
leaves the presidency of, 140. John
Jay chosen President, 141, 378. Able
men withdrawn from, 142 - 144, 151,
152. Consultation and correspond.
ence of a committee of, with the Com-
mander-in-chief, 153, 158, 167. Em-
powers him to negotiate a cartel of
exchange for all prisoners, and renews
the same, 195, 436. Authorizes him

to conduct the military operations as
shall appear to him most expedient,
241. Projects and parties in, 271,
341, 551. Discordant spirit in, dimin.
ished, 364. Invests the Commander-
in-chief with an unqualified power to
coöperate with Count d'Estaing, 368.
Jay leaves the chair of, 377. Samuel
Huntington, president of, 80. Pro-
ceedings of, in the election of Adams
and Jay as ministers plenipotentiary,
355, 356. Faction in, respecting the
Cominander-in-chief, 421, 492. On
Greene's request for an inquiry into
his conduct, VII. 5. On a coinmit-
tee to visit head-quarters, 14. Jealous
of the power of the Commander-in-
chief, 15. A committee of, sent to
the army, 33, 34, 47, 50. Incompe-
tent powers of, 55, 67 - 69, 391, 442.
Parties in, 92, 93. Confers powers on
the Commander-in-chief for exchang.
ing prisoners, 104. Proceedings in,
relative to Greene's resignation as
quartermaster, 150. Enlarges the pow-
ers of the Commander-in-chief, 156,
157, 189. Party-spirit in, 226. Ap-
points Colonel Laurens to go as
special minister to solicit succours of
France, 340, 341, 379. Measures
adopted by, in regard to the revolt
in the Pennsylvania line, 339. Dis-
position of, towards Franklin, 379,
380. Establishes departments of war,
finance, and foreign affairs. 399, 400.
Should be vested with legislative or
controlling powers, 401, 442, 463.
Resolve of, respecting Washington's
public letters and documents, 468.
Orders the recall of Burgoyne, and
countermands the order, VIII. 15.
The resolutions of, to establish separ.
ate departments, and the not filling
of them, 39. Thonjas McKean cho-
sen to succeed Huntington as presi-
dent of, 112, 114. Resolves of, after
Lord Cornwallis's surrender at York-
town, 184. Appoints a day of public
prayer and thanksgiving, 207. Pro-
ceedings and resolves of, in relation
to Lafayette, upon his second return
to France, 207. John Hanson chosen
president of, 209. Reception of the
Commander-in-chief by, 211. Orders
an inquiry respecting the Board of
Directors of the Associated Loyalists,
218, 252. Gives the Commander-in-
chief powers for exchanging prison-
ers, with a secret instruction as to
Cornwallis, 243. Committee of, re-
ports on Bieniewsky's plan of raising
troops in Germany, 270. Their treat-
ment of Sir Guy Carleton's advances

in regard to peace, 296. Approves and Adjourns, 107, 109. Assembles at
orders retaliation in the case of lud. Philadelphia, 121; 139. The ques-
dy, 310, 351. Repeals the resolution tion of an immediate convocation of,
for an inquiry into Gates's conduct in August, 1793, 362. Opinions about
at Camden, 331. On the release of the Executive's changing the place of
Cornwallis and exchange of prisoners; meeting, 373, 374, 375, 378, 379, 384,
state of opinions in, 334, 547. Delay 549. Assembles, 387. Proceedings
of, in the case of Huddy and Asgill, of, respecting neutral vessels, 403.
350. Elias Boudinot chosen Presi: Authorizes the raising of a Provisional
dent of, 376. Resolves of, about the Army, 242. Speeches to, by the Pres-
operations of 1783, 379. A committee ident, XII. 1 - 77. Passes an act for
of, recommended for the arrangements the relief of seamen, 67. Messages to,
in the army after the intelligence of on Indian hostilities, 79 ; on estab-
peace, 420, 422. Orders the cessation lishing a permanent seat of govern-
of hostilities, 421, 425. Resolves of, ment, 89 ; relative to Great Britain,
respecting the times of service, fur 90; on the acceptance of the Consti-
loughs, and gratuities of arms and tution by the King of France, 94;
accoutrements to soldiers, 424. In on Genet and the relations with
structs the Commander-in-chief to France, 96 ; relative to transactions
make arrangements with Sir Guy with Spain, 99 ; to Morocco and Al-
Carleton, 428. Sends to Washington giers, 101 ; on the execution of the
about the mutinous temper of the law imposing an embargo, 102; rel.
troops in Philadelphia; adjourns and ative to hostile proceedings against
re-assembles at Princeton, 457. At the territories of Spain, 103 ; con-
tendance on, by the Commander-in- cerning British and Indian encroach-
chief, and his reception, 468, 469, ments, 104 ; intercourse with foreign
473, 474. Resolves of, respecting a nations, 105; on the presentation of
statue of him, 472. Delays to act on the colors of the French Republic,
the peace establishment, and on a seat 110; public buildings at the seat of
of government, 485. Thomas Mifflin government, 111; the territory south
chosen President of: adiourns, to meet of the Ohio River. 116 : on the injury
at Annapolis, 500. Washington re sustained by commerce from French
signs his commission to, 504, 569. cruisers, 117. Makes a grant to the
On the enlargement of the powers of, daughters of Count de Grasse, 319.
for commercial and other purposes, Measures for obtaining a loan from,
IX. 5, 11, 36, 122, 125, 140, 145, 161, for the city of Washington, 334. List
183, 187, 243, 246, 501. Suggestions of the members of, during Washing-
respecting delegates to, 12. Opposes ton's administration, 427.
knighthood, 14. Non-attendance of Congress's Oion, a regiment so called ;
meinbers, and frequent adjournments its history, IV. 207. To consist of
of, 33, 177. Annual, preferable to two thousand men, 318. See Hazen.
constant sessions of, 34. Richard Connanicut Island. Descent on, III.
Henry Lee chosen President of, 79. 197.
Different opinions in, about the navi. Connecticut, votes reinforcements to the
gation of the Mississippi, 173, 180, army, III. 33. Sends troops under
205. On the Connecticut Reserre, 178. Colonel Hininan to Ticonderoga, 63 ;
On a general convention for revising 198. Summary of acts of, 228.
the federal constitution, 236, 237, 242, Light-horse sent from, to New York,
243, 246. Approves the proceedings and discharged, 453, 459, 465, IV. 3.
of the general convention of 1787, and Sends commissioners to the American
takes measures for putting the new camp; inistaken policy of, in voting
system of government into operation, advanced pay for enlistments, 170,
207, 428, 542, 551, 554. List of its 173. Called on for militia to coöpe-
Presidents and Members, XII. 420. rate with D'Estaing, VI. 368. Pro-
Congress under the Federal Constitu ceedings of, in relation to Governor
tion, meeting, and the election of Trumbull's address, declining a re-
members of, IX. 406, 418, 440, 452, election, IX. 5. Address to the
459, 462, 467, 555. The place for the legislature of, XII. 169. Names of
meeting of, 407, 418, 427, 428, 433, governors of, 417. Members of the
550. Early proceedings of, 486, 487, Continental Congress from, 421 ; of
488, 491, X. 1, 459. Proceedings of, Congress from, during Washington's
in regard to slavery, 82, 85, 94, 98. administration, 428.
Shortness of their daily sittings, 95. Connecticut line, in the army, III. 33,
176. Reprehensible conduct of the, for amendments to the, 418, 420, 429,
183, 243. Misunderstanding about 549. George Mason's objections to
the payment of the ; called to the the, 544. Secures religious toleration,
defence of New York, 300. Two XII. 155. To be maintained, 217.
regiments of, mutiny, VII. 55. See Gouverneur Morris's agency in form-
WoosTER.

ing the, 398. See Convention, North
Connecticut militia, two thousand or- Carolina, and Rhode Island.
dered to New York, III. 313. Return Constitution, Fort, opposite West Point,
home unpaid, 367. Solicited for New III. 469. Demolished by the British,
York, 374, 416. Fourteen regiments V. 104.
of, ordered there, IV. 35. Arrival ContRECEUR, a French officer, sum-
there of nine regiments, 66. Two mons and captures Captain Trent's
thousand wanted and ordered out, 352, men at the Fork of the Ohio, II. 6.
405. One third of the western, to be Succeeded by Dumas in the command
sent to Saratoga to oppose the junc at Fort Duquesne, 137. Letter of,
tion of the British arinies, 500. Put respecting Jumonville, 449. Com-
nam to be reinforced by, at the High manded at Fort Duquesne at the time
lands, V.11. Four thousand called for, of Braddock's defeat, 472
to coöperate with D'Estaing, VI. 368. Convention, at Annapolis, IX. 162, 223,
Connecticut State regiments, VII. 181. 226, 513. Forwards papers to Con.
Connecticut Reserre, near Lake Erie, gress, 246.
compromise in Congress respecting Contention for revising the Federal
the, IX. 178.

Constitution, proposed, IX. 162, 167,
Connolly, John, II. 532. With his 226. Circumstances and opinions con-
associates, taken, III. 197. Instruc nected with Washington's attendance
tions to, concealed in his saddle, 211, on it, 208, 212, 218, 219, 220, 222, 228,
212, 269, 271. Facts respecting, 212. 236 – 239, 243, 251, 253, 234, 349, 514.
Measures for effecting the exchange Evils of an abortive attempt for a, 224.
of, VII. 211; VIII. 25. In Kentucky, On the legality of the, 230, 512, 513,
IX. 474, 485.

542. Approved and recommended by
Conococheague, magazine at, Il. 137, Congress, 236, 237, 242, 243, 246, 542.
163. Murders in the neighbourhood Washington's' election to the presi-
of, by the Indians, 169. Inhabitants dency of the, 237, 540. Delegates
flee from, 183.

appointed to attend the, 242. Ends
Constitution, Federal, IX. 265, 267, 269, its session, 265 ; 267. Diary cited
301, 543. Reception of the, by the peo respecting ihe, 539. List of the mem-
ple, 267, 272, 275, 277, 283, 290, 292, bers, XII. 426.
295, 298, 401, 411. Its reception and Conréntion Troops, exchange of, not
adoption in Virginia, 272, 273, 274, to be hastened, V. 138, 143, 171.
275, 287, 293, 303, 309, 311, 339, 367, Their supplies to be paid for before
370, 372, 377, 388, 389, 392, 396, 397, embarkation, 187, 536, 537. Not to
420'; in Maryland, 275, 333, 345, embark till the ratification of the con-
363, 369, 375, 376, 382, 407. Letters vention in Great Britain, 213, 221 ;
in favor of the, 277, 23, 316, 349, 358. Concerns of, referred to Con-
542. Referred to conventions, 286, gress by the Commander-in-chief, 234.
301. Its reception and adoption in Deserters from, and prisoners, not to be
Pennsylvania, 206, 290, 292, 296, 312, employed or enlisted in the American
319, 341, 342, 348 ; in Delaware, 286, service, 287, 288, 297, 346, 375, 376.
290, 292, 319, 348 ; in South Caro- Marched to Charlottesville, Vl. 94,
lina, 2-6, 333, 345, 348, 372, 376, 389; 96, 105, 122, 124. Negotiations for
in Georgia, 286, 312, 348; in New exchanging, 139, 194, 508. Troubles
Jersey, 290, 292, 319, 348; in New in their barracks, 178. The source of
York, 23, 312, 340, 372, 379, 391, great perplexity and trouble, 256.
392, 393, 406, 408, 420, 549. 'On á Measures for exchanging the officers
proposition for a second convention of the, VII. 103, 104, 211, 245, 288.
in reference to the, 296, 319, 420. Treatment of, at Charlottesville, 123,
Its reception and adoption in Mas. 124. Partial exchange of, 257, 288.
sachusetts, 310, 312, 323, 329, 331, General exchange of, proposed, 288.
332, 357 ; in Connecticut, 319, 397; Good policy to remove the, 291.
in New Hampshire, 333, 334, 339, Flag-vessel perioitted to proceed to,
340, 345, 372, 382, 390, 395. On with supplies, 291. Proposition for a
a concerted and organized combina general exchange of, and for the ad-
tion against the, 405. New York cir. justment of their accounts, 301, 302.
cular requesting a general convention Suggestions respecting a removal and

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