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ters, 296. To examine the positions send vessels up York River, and besi-
and numbers of the enemy on the tates, 170 – 173. Requested to parti-
North River, 302; 445. His desire of cipate in the treaty at Yorktown, 181.
a furlough to go to France, and of Thanks and two pieces of field ord.
promotion, VIII. 194, 202.
nance voted to, by Congress, 184.
Government, military, should be sub Requested to proceed against Charles-
servient to the civil authorities. III. ton or Wilmington. 185-188. 192
44. Jealousy and acts of Congress 206. Visited by the Commander-in-
respecting a military, 51. Washing chief, 187. Despatches a frigate to
ton's regard for civil, 336. On putting France with intelligence of the sur.
into operation the acts of, XII. 21. render of Cornwallis, 188. Plan of
To be respected and obeyed, 222. On coöperation for the ensuing cam-
opposition to, and innovations, 223. paign proposed to, 196. Sails from
Baneful effects of party spirit in, 224. the Chesapeake, 197, 205. Presented
Effects of, on property in lands, 326. with two horses, 198. Misfortunes
Gocernment, Seat of, statue of Wash and death of, IX. 359. Particulars of
ington to be erected at the, VIII. 472. the cooperation with, in 1701, 402.
Ditliculty about fixing upon a, 485. Grant made by Congress to his daugh-
On fixing it near the Falls of the Del ters, XII. 319.
aware, 483, IX. 95. New York ob. Grass-seeds, ordered from Europe, XII.
jectionable for a, 549; X. 82. Fixed 284, 292. Rolled, 333.
upon, surveyed, announced by proc- GRAVES, Admiral, III. 522, VII. 113.
lamations and a message, 147, 148, Arrives at New York and joins Ar-
172, XII. 22, 89, 121. Progress of the buthnot, 127.
public buildings there, 111. See Fed. Gray, EBENEZER, Lieutenant-Colonel,
directions to, after Arnold escapes
Gooernors, Provincial, have no com- from West Point, VII. 213.
mand of the troops, II. 310.
Gray's Hill, near Elk, British advance
GRAHAM, CATHARINE MACAULAY, vis to, V. 49.
its Mount Vernon, 1X. 111, 282. Cor. Grayson, William, Colonel, commis-
responds with Washington, X. 08 sioner respecting prisoners, V. 272.
72. Death of, 169.
In Congress, IX. 124. On the thin
Grain, orders sent to Europe for, XII. representation in Congress, 177. On
206, 292. Rollers used upon, 333. the Connecticut Reserre, 178. In Con-
Hints about harvesting and sowing, gress, 446, 459, XII. 270.
Great Britain, policy and conduct of,
GRANT, Major, attacks Fort Duquesne, in regard to commerce, IX. 123, 150,
is made prisoner and sent to Montreal, 185, 191. Trade with, compared with
II. 313. Colonel, repulses the Chero- France, 192, 338, 416. Private mis-
sion of Gouverneur Morris to, X.
Grape vines, forwarded from France to 43 - 45. Expectation of a minister
Mount Vernon, IX. 70.
from, 168. Appointment of an en-
GRASSE, Count de, VIII. 50. Would yoy extraordinary to, 399, 403, 404,
detach a convoy with troops to unite 557. Suspected of intriguing with
with the French army at Newport, Algiers and Portugal, 401. Conduct
64, 74. His destination and short of the agents of, in regard to the west-
stay on the coast of North America, ern posts and the Indians, 444. Sum-
76, 78, 134, 102, 523. Communica mary of complaints against, XI. 100.
tions to, 111, 130. His movements Might have liberated Lafayette from
from the West Indies to the Chesa confinement at Olmutz, 490. Gouy-
peake, 127, 134, 152 - 154. Count de erneur Morris's informal conferences
Barras at liberty to join him or not, with the ministers of; disposition of,
134, 135. His arrival in the Chesa about sending a minister to the United
peake, 154 - 156, 158, 160, Joined by States ; treaty with, XII. 58, 66, 91.
Count de Barras, 158 - 160, 516. Puts restraints on American coni-
Captures Lord Rawdon, 158. Cap merce ; minister from, 98. Message
tures two English frigates, 159, 160. to Congress upon encroachments of,
Sends transports to carry troops, 161. 104. Approbation of the National
His interview with land officers, 102, Board of Agriculture in, 330. Minis-
163. His plans after Digby's arrival ters to, during Washington's adminis-
at New York, 163, 167, 528. De- tration, 433. See British, and GEORGE
taches marines to Gloucester, 108. THE THRD).
Position of, 169, 170. Requested to Great Renhawn River, lands on the,
reserved for the first Virginia regi- gress thereon, 490, 491. Cited, before
ment, X. 20. Washington's lands the battle of Trenton, 542. Extract
there, XII. 261, 301, 318.
from Hamilton's Eulogy on, 544. His
Great Meadows, encampment at, in opinion of short enlistments, 545; V.
1754, 11. 25. Skirmish near there 41. At the battle of Germantown,
with Jumonville's party, 26, 32, 447. 78-80, 464. To command a rein-
Situation of the, 457. Washington forcement for the support of Red
the owner of land there, XII. 276, Bank, 163. Does not approve attack-
319. See JU MONVILLE, Necessity, and ing Philadelphia, 163. Cited respect-
ing Lafayette, 170. Returns from
Greatox, John, Colonel, despatched New Jersey, 174. On a council of
to Canada, III. 365. Brigadier-gen war ut Valley Forge, 360. Com-
eral, VIII. 457, XII. 415.
mands the right wing at the battle
GREEN, Joux, Major, leads the ad of Monmouth, 426. Despatched to
vance at Mamaronec; dangerously Rhode Island to take a command un-
wounded, IV, 524, 526. Lieutenani. der Sullivan, VI. 22, 23. His efforts
Colonel, sent with a reinforcement to to induce Count d'Estaing to unite
Fort Mifflin, V. 120.
again in an attack on Newport, 40,
GREENE, CHRISTOPHER, Colonel, in the 41,45. On the conduct of officers in
expedition to Quebec, III. 161, 163, the action on Rhode Island, 51. Goes
250, 261. To take command at Red to Boston to facilitate the supply of
Bank ; his instructions, V.86, 91, 120. the French feet, 73. His efficiency
To coöperate with Baron d'Arendt, and perplexities as quartermaster-gen-
101. His success against Donop; re- eral, and his resignation, 229, 230, 339.
ceives directions about prisoners and Questions to, upun violations of parole
arms, 110-114. Sword voted to, by by officers, 277. The connexion of
Congress, 155. Regiment and levies bis services as quartermaster-general
under, to join the army, VII. 133. with actual military command, 337.
Killed in action near Croton River, Joined with Duportail in examining
the grounds about Morristown, 419.
GREENE, EBENEZER, Captain, one of On unfriendly feelings in Congress to-
the hostages given at the Cedars, VI. wards the Cominander-in-chief, 422,
492. Consults Luzerne in relation to
GREENE, GEORGE WASHINGTON, son an expedition to Canada, 423. His
of Nathanael Greene, VIII. 381. Facts difficulties about quartering officers,
respecting, IX. 202.
423, 449-431. Visits Congress about
GREENE, NATHANAEL, brigadier-gen the affairs of his department, 492.
eral, III. 23. Stationed at Winter Hill, Proceedings in Congress about an
54. His humorous account of the inquiry into his conduct, VII. 5. On
examination of four suspected per- the perplexities of the quartermaster's
sons, IV. I. Appointed major-general, department, 53; 67. Takes command
32. To assist a comunittee sent to of the troops at Springfield and its vi-
King's County, 42, 43. Sick at the cinity, 83, 85. Opposes the British
time of the battle on Long Island, 60, in their expedition to Springfield, 85,
62, 80, 513. Commends the retreat 506. Directions to, on the proposed
from Long Island, 80. Advocates the reduction of New York, 112; 130.
evacuation of New York, 85, 91. On His resignation as quartermaster, 145,
Washington's vexation at the flight 150, 512. Commended, 153. To
of the soldiers near New York, 12. command a foraging party, 173.
Commands on the Jersey side of the Takes command of the army while
North River, 124. On garrisoning Washington goes to Hartford, 207 –
Forts Lee and Washington, 158, 165. 203. Directions to, and his proceed-
On the temper of the mil
ings after the discovery of Arnold's
On the surrender of Fort Washing treason, 215, 216, 221, 236, 539, 541 -
ton. 182 Despatched to Congress; 543. Solicits and obtains the com-
instructions to, 367, 368. To put the mand on the North River; directions
North River and the passes of the 10, 231, 232, 2:37. His appointment
Highlands in a condition for defence, to the command of the southern ar-
414, 434. On a mode for obstructing my, 257 - 260, 263, 271 - 276, 236,
the North River, 416, 434. Harasses 208. Directions to, about incursions
the British on their retreat to Amboy, on the frontiers of New York, 201.
471. His letter declining to serve Invested with the power of negotiat.
under Ducoudray; resolve of Con- ing an exchange of prisoners, 273,
288, 289. Plans the army, 289. His
perplexing situation, 320, 321, 360.
Great apprehensions for, 420. Re- Hackinsac River, position of the Amer.
treats before Cornwallis, 438, 445, ican forces at, 188, 189.
456, 457. His engagement with Corn: Haerlem, troops at, III. 75, 77. Head-
wallis at Guilford Court-Hlouse, 466, quarters ; position of the army at, IV.
VIII. 5, 16. Approbation of the move. 93, 95. Skirmish at, 98, 104, 136.
ments of, 116. Gains a victory at Eu- Removal from, 151 - 155. Decision of
taw Springs, 173, 188. Asks respect- a council of war at, 155.
ing retaliation in the case of Hayne, HALDIMAND, FREDERIC, a British lieu-
217. Compels the enemy to abandon tenant-general, III. 29. Requests
their outposts, 241. Reinforcements troops, VI. 307, 367 ; VII. 179. Cor-
to, 242, 259, 267. Letter to, on the respondence with, VIII. 428, 459,
campaign of 1782, 317; on the pros. 461 – 465, 472.
pects of peace, 326 ; respecting the HalE, NATHAN, Captain, biographical
southern arıny, 347. Congratulated facts respecting ; executed by the
on having put an end to the hostilities British as a spy; comparison of, with
in the southern States, 380; 410. André, VII. 549 - 552.
Urged to attend the meeting of the Half-King, a sachem, whose Indian
Society of the Cincinnati ; his opin- name was Tanacharison, a speech in
ions respecting a change in it, IX. 22, reply to a friendly message from ; is
27, 495, 500. Death of, 180, 226, 243. consulted by Ensign Ward, before his
Monument voted to, by Congress, 181, surrender at the Fork of the Ohio, in
182, 186 ; 201.
1754, II, 7, 16. A short speech' to,
GREENE, WILLIAM, governor of Rhode 20. His message about the approach
Island, VII. 138. Desired the de. of the French army, 25, 451. Present
struction of the fortifications at New in the skirmish with Jumonville's
port, VIII. 270, 289.
party, 32, 452 ; his opinion of their
Grenada, captured by Estaing, VI. 320. intent; sends a message to the gover-
GRENVILLE, Lord, VIII. 327, 540. nor, 35. Sends to the Indians for
Sends Fauchet's intercepted letter to warriors, 44. Receives the name of
the British minister in America, XI. Dinwiddie, 47. Washington ordered
52, 55, 76. Representations to be to visit, in 1753, 428. His speech,
made to, 99. Gives a special permit 434. The French general's haughty
for shipments for the President, 120. reply, 4:35. His speech favoring the
GREY, a British general, destroys Bed- mission in 1753, 437. Accompanies
ford, VI. 63, 66.
the agent, 439. Offers the speech
Grudley, Richard, Colonel, facts re belt to Joncaire, 441. Is cautioned
specting, 111. 50, 148, 219.
against Joncaire, 444.
GRIFFIN, Cyrus, appointed a commis. Half pay for officers after the termina-
sioner to make a treaty with the tion of the war. V.:
southern Indians, X. 21, 57. Ap 332. Morris cited respecting the pros-
pointed district judge, 58, 59. Presi. pects of, in Congress, 340. Finally
dent of Congress, XII. 420.
settled, 370, 381. Again recomiend-
GRIFFIN, SAMUEL, Colonel, advances ed, VI. 169. Established in Pennsyl.
towards the British head-quarters in vania, VII. 166, 247. Agreed to, by
New Jersey, IV. 542; IX. 328, 361. Congress, 247, 255, 256, 297. Lincoln
Griswold, Fort, carnage at, VIII. 179, cited respecting the, VIII. 356. Re-
marks on the, in connexion with the
Guard of the Commander-in-chief, cir 66 Newburg Addresses," 398, 403. Not
cular respecting the formation of the, to be viewed in the light of a pension,
448. Opposed in Connecticut, IX. 6.
GUICHEN, Count de, VII. 42, 154 ; 481. Halifax, proclamations respecting stran.
Requested to furnish assistance, 195, gers coming to, III. 169. Irish regi.
199. Goes to France, 199, 239, 330. ments arrive at, 282. British fleet
Proceedings upon the expectation sails from, for Sandy Hook, 441. Pro-
that he is on the coast, 203, 208. posed destruction of, by the French,
Guilford Court-House, action there, VII. 33, 36. Successful measures ta-
ken to procure information respecting,
Gullies, hints on, XII. 361, 366.
36 - 38.
HALKET, Francis, Major, II. 277.
Wounded at Braddock's defeat, 471.
HALKET, Sır PETER, II. 79. Acts as
brigadier under Braddock, 82, 463. the President, 321, 323. On a loan in
Killed, 88, 471.
Holland, and about the Indians, 349,
Hall, Josias C., Colonel, his disobe. 352. Gives notice of his resolution
dience of orders, V. 304. Cited, 305; to resign, 351. Sick with the malig.
X. 150, 154.
nant fever, 368. Inquiry into his
HAMILTON, ALEXANDER, Captain of a management of the Treasury Depart-
New York artillery company, III. 368. ment, 370, 396, 554. His opinion as to
Extract from his Eulogy on Greene, the power of the Executive to change
IV.544. Despatched to Congress with the place of convening Congress, 378,
the result of a council of war, V. 40. 550. Remarks on his nomination to
Sent to Philadelphia to procure blan the court of Great Britain, 399, 557.
kets and clothing, 67. Sent to Gates His continuance in office, 413, 414.
and Putnam, 122, 123, 125, 127. Meets On compensation for captured vessels,
with obstacles, 156. Orders Putnam 421. Goes with the ariny against the
to send troops to the main army, and Pennsylvania insurgents, 448. Let.
is sustained by the Commander-in-
ters from, 450. His resignation, XI.
chief, 160 - 163. A commissioner re 16; 95. Opposes the call of the
specting prisoners, 272. On the con. House of Representatives for papers
duct of Congress in regard to prison in relation to the British treaty, 116.
ers, 306; 502. His letter respecting Cited respecting Rufus King's quali-
Conway's Cabal, 508; 52). Sent to fications for minister to London, 128.
Count d'Estaing, upon his arrival on On the conduct of France, 187; on
the coast, VI. 5, 9, 11. Estaing's Washington's taking command of the
opinion of, 105. Meets British com- Provisional army, 236, 532. His ap-
missioners respecting the Convention pointment in the Provisional arıny,
troops, 139. 'Despatched to Count 258, 264, 265, 268, 275, 282, 283,
d'Estaing, 378 - 380. Receives direc. 297, 304, 307, 312, 530, 537. His
tions, 398 ; 409. Commissioner to coinmission given to, 330. Queries
exchange prisoners, 433. Despatched to, about the Provisional army, 341,
to Verplanck's Point, to intercept and 344. Drafts the arrangements for
seize Arnold, VIL. 215. Recommend raising and organizing it, 346; 375.
ed by Lafayette and Greene for the On the disposition of military forces
office of adjutant-general, 315, 321, and posts, 422. Instructions to, 417,
322. His qualifications to go as spe 563. Cited respecting a letter from
cial minister to France, 311. Com. Mr. King, 436. Recommends Wil-
mended, 399; VIII. 22. Applies for kinson's promotion, 439; 452. His
employment in a light corps in the note to the President respecting his
army, 26. Takes command of a bat- Farewell Address, XII. 391. His
talion and joins the advanced corps agency in it, 394.
under Scammel, 117, 118. His brav. HAMILTON, HENRY, lieutenant-gover-
ery at the storming of the redoubts al nor of Detroit, capitulates, and is made
Yorktown, 179. In Congress, 179,379, in a degree a subject for retaliation,
338,410,418. Chairman of a commit. VI. 315. Released from imprison-
tee for a Peace Establishment, 417; ment, 407; VII. 240. Permitted to
IX. 260; 541. Disagrees with Clinton, go to New York, 291.
272. A writer in The Federalist, 234. HAMILTON, JAMES, governor of Penn-
Cited about Washington's being Pres. syivania, II. 11, XÜ. 417.
ident, 421, 434, 437. Appointed Sec- Hamilton, a British brigadier-general,
retary of the Treasury, X. 11. To proposition for exchanging, V. 358.
make investigations of the accounts HAMMOND, SIR ANDREW, arrives, with
arainst the British prisoners, 63. His British reinforcements, at New York,
interview with Major Beckwith, and VI. 380.
preparations for the opening of Con- HAMMOND, GEORGE, British minister,
gress, 116, 494. On the powers of complains of indignities; is recalled,
the national government, 156; 161. XI. 42. His conduct in regard to
On the reëlection of the President, Fauchet's intercepted letter, 52, 55.
258, 510. His disagreement with Jef. HANBURY, a merchant of London,
ferson, 280, 283, 306, 515. On an act prominent in the Ohio Company, 11.
making provision for the debt of the 179; 481.
United Siates, 288. On the insurrec- HANCOCK, John, proposes joining the
tion in Pennsylvania, 291, 297, 526. army, III. 36. His election to the
His opinion as to the place and mode presidency of Congress, 37. Letters
of administering the inaugural oath to of, eited, respecting an attack on Bos.
ton, 221 ; on the inactivity of the 142. Letter to, respecting the Conven-
fleet and conduct of the officers, 353; tion troops and General Phillips, 257.
on the visit of the Commander-in- Written to, for militia, VIII. 290, 321.
chief to Philadelphia, 395, 400; or- His visit to Mount Vernon, IX. 13,
dering Wooster's recall from Canada, 19, 26, 30. Approves a plan for
411; respecting reinforcements for Western internal navigation, 68. On
the Northern Department, 443; on shares in the Potomac and James
the loss of Canada, 445 ; on commu- River Companies given to Washing-
nicating the Declaration of Independ- ton, 83. On the Federal Constitution,
ence to the Commander-in-chief, 457; 266; 475.
respecting General Lee's situation as Harrison, CHARLES, appointed colo-
prisoner, IV. 273 ; respecting the re- nel of a regiment of artillery, IV.
solve of Congress pertaining to Lee, 191.
337. Retires from Congress ; furnish- HARRISON, HENRY, Captain, receives
ed with an escort, V. 106, 107, 133. orders, II. 144.
Presents a copy of Washington's por- HARRISON, ROBERT HANSON, appointed
trait to Count d'Estaing, VI. 71. Re- aid-de-camp to the Commander-in-
quested to favor a proposed expedition chief; acts as secretary ; confidential
against Penobscot, VIII. 329); to aid and serviceable, III. 136, 166, 257.
Vaudreuil, 350 ; IX. 557. Ilis recep His account of the battle of Long Isl-
tion of the President at Boston, X. and, IV. 68, 513. Cited respecting
47, 48, 489.
the removal of the troops from Haer-
HAND, EDWARD, Lieutenant-Colonel, lem, 154. Instructions to, investing
recommended for a colonelcy, fil. him with powers relative to prisoners,
315. Promoted, 319. Retreats before 348. Has interviews with Colonel
the British on Long Island, IV. 60. Walcott, the British commissioner,
Appointed brigadier-general, 373; V. and declines accepting a paper for the
302. Ordered to succeed Stark, VI. Commander-in-chief, 320, 557. On
93; 111 ; to repair to Minisink, 122, the operations of the army near White
124 ; 264. Commands a brigade of Plains before the battle, 524. His
light infantry, VII. 135. Recommend account of the action on Chatterton's
ed for the office of adjutant-general, Hill, 5:26. His letter, written at the
314, 321 ; 336; VIII. 504. Ilis faith: battle of the Brandywine, V.57; 99,
ful discharge of his duties, IX. 9. 100. Chosen inember of the new
Recommended for brigadier-general Board of War, but declines, 194. Com-
in the Provisional army, XI. 265, 299. missioner about prisoners, 272. Meets
Handbills, dispersed among the troops British commissioners at Perth Am-
in New York, in July, 1775, III. 30. boy respecting an exchange of the
Hanoverian troops, III. 382.
Convention troops, VI. 139. A com-
HANSON, John, chosen president of missioner at Amboy, 213, 508. Ac-
Congress, VIII, 209, 214. His ad. cepts an appointment in Maryland,
dress to the Commander-in-chief upon VIII. 14. Does not accept the ap-
his visiting Congress, and the reply, pointment of associate justice, X. 53.
212. Will not serve as district judge, Death of, 92.
Tarrors. XII. 295.
Hanson, SAMUEL, Colonel, 366, 409, Hart, Captain, attacks boats on Long
Island, V. 212
Harmar, Josiau, Brigadier-General, HARTLEY, Tuomas, Lieutenant-Colo-
his expedition against the Wabash nel, stationed at Crown Point with
Indians, X. 119.
the sixth battalion of the Pennsylva-
Harper's Ferry, advantages of, for a nians, IV. 12; V. 422.
public arsenal, XI. 09, 2:31. Meas- HARTSHORNE, WILLIAM, wishes for the
ures for stationing troops at, 457 -467. interference of the President elect at
HARRIS, engaged in getting powder Philadelphia, IX. 489.
from Bermuda, III. 47.
Harrard College, occupied by the
Harrisburg, address to the citizens of, troops, III. 20. Manuscript papers
deposited in the library of, by R. H.
HARRISON, BENJAMIN, member of the Lee, 35. Savage takes a portrait of
Williamsburg Convention and of the Washington for, X. 64. Address to
first General Congress, II. 396; 11. the President and Fellows of, XII.
123. Member of the first Board of 173.
War, 426; V. 35. Speaker of the Harresting, hints about, XII. 337.
House of Delegates in Virginia, V1. HARVEY, REUBEN, a merchant in Ire-