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ters, 296. To examine the positions send vessels up York River, and hesi-
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, 105 – 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 cooperation 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
Government, Seat of, statue of Wash- and death of, IX. 359. Particulars of
ington to be erected at the, VIII. 472. the coöperation with, in 1701, 402.
Difficulty 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, 4.8, 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, 80, 121. Progress of the buthnot, 127.
public buildings there, 111. See Fed- GRAY, EBENEZER, Lieutenant-Colonel,
directions to, after Arnold escapes
Governors, Prorincial, have no com- from West Point, VII. 213.
mand of the troops, I1. 310.
Gray's Hill, near Elk, British advance
GRAHAM, CATHARINE MACAULAY, vis-
to, V. 49.
its Mount Vernon, IX. 111, 232. Cor. Grayson, William, Colonel, commis-
responds with Washington, X. 68- sioner respecting prisoners, y. 272.
72. Death of, 169.
In Congress, IX. 124. On the thin
Grain, orders sent to Europe for, XII. representation in Congress, 177. On
286, 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-
reserved for the first Virginia regi- gress thereon, 490, 491. Cited, before
ment, X. 220. Washington's lands the battle of Trenton, 542. Extract
there, XII. 261, 301, 318.
from Hamilton's Eulogy on, 544. His
Great Meadors, encampment at, in opinion of short enlistments, 545; V.
1754, 11. 25. Skirmish near there 44. At the battle of Germantown,
with Juinonville'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 JUMONVILLE, 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, Joun, Major, leads the ad- of Monmouth, 426. Despatched to
vance at Mamaronec ; dangerously Rhode Island to take a command un-
wounded, IV. 524, 526. Liculenani- der Sullivan, VI. 22, 28. 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, 165, the action on Rhode Island, 51. Goes
230, 201. To take cornmand at Red to Boston to facilitate the supply of
Bank; his instructions, V.86, 91, 120. the French fleet, 73. His efficiency
To cooperate 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 his services as quartermaster-general
under, to join the army, VII. 138. 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 Commander-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 - 451. Visits Congress about
GREENE, NATHANAEL, brigadier-gen- the affairs of his department, 492.
eral, IIÍ. 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, departnient, 53 ; 65. Takes command
32. To assist a committee 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, 92. 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, 163. 209. Directions to, and his proceed-
On the temper of the militia, 162. 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, 27] - 276, 286,
the North River, 416, 434. Harasses 288. Directions to, about incursions
the British on their retreat to Amboy, on the frontiers of New York, 261.
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-House, 460, quarters ; position of the army at, IV.
VIII. 5, 16. Approbation of the move- 03, 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 - 405, 472.
pects of peace, 326 ; respecting the HALE, NATHAN, Captain, biographical
southern ariny, 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, 2433. consulted by Ensign Ward, before his
Monument voted to, by Congress, 181, surrender at the Fork of the Ohio, in
182, 186; 201.
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. 363. 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 arıny against the
to send troops to the main army, and Pennsylvania insurgents, 448. Let.
is sustained by the Commander-in- lers 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; 525. 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 ariny,
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 commission 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, VII 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, 341. Com- Mr. King, 436. Recommends Wil-
mended, 399; VIII. 22. Applies for kinson's promotion, 439 ; 432. 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 Scanimel, 117, 118. His brav. Hamilton, Henry, lieutenant-gover-
ery at the storming of the redoubts at 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 commits 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, XII. 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
against 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, II.
making provision for the debt of the 479; 481.
United States, 208. 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. 2:0, 321.
chief to Philadelphia, 395, 406 ; 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, VII. 32.); 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
382. Ordered to succeed Stark, VI. Commander-in-chief, 3-0, 557. On
93; 11); 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. 564. His faith- battle of the Brandy wine, V.57; 99,
ful discharge of his duties, IX. 9.
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, II. 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.
llarrous, XII. 295.
Hanson, SAMUEL, Colonel, 360, 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. 60, 2:31. Meas- HartsHORNE, William, wishes for the
ures for stationing troops at, 457 - 407. 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,