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son returns to, 611; burning of, 788; excitementat, 818, 819; preparations to detend, 819, loyalty of, 883; excitement in, detense of, troops fill, 888; Vol. IV., accommodation in early days of, 518-19; families of congressmen at, 519-20; accommodation now, amusements, congressmen, the senate, the press, 520-7; name given, 608; Hildreth contrasts Philadelphia and, 609; Oliver Wolcott, John Cotton Smith, Mrs. Adams, Gouvenerur Morris on, 610-12; the slave in. fluence in, 612-13; in 1880 and 1888, 613; government of, mental character of, 614;

the White House the centre of, 616. Washington, Fort, Vol. 1., Putnam's line from to

close Hudson river, 94; obstructions ineffective, 109; congress urges Washington to

hold, 111; surrender of, 114-15; Lee on, 121. Washington, George, Vol. 1., ancestry, 3-7;

birth, 8; education, 9;influence of Lawrence on, 10; death of father, enters family of halfbrother, 11; wishes to enter British navy, 12; friendship with Lord Fairfax, survey of estate, 13-14 ; official surveyor, 15; French claims and the Ohio company, 16, 19; appointed an adjutant-general, death of Law. rence, executor of estate of Lawrence's daughter, re-appointed adjutant-general, assigned to northern district of the colony, 20; Indians indignant at French advances, 21: takes place of Captain Trent who abandon. ed mission to French headquarters, proceeds to Logtown, conters with chiefs, 22; In dians promise to accompany, but delay, decide on alliance with the English, 23; set out with Indians, learns of movements of the French, reaches Venango, received by Jon. caire, commandant, Van Braain, and dine with French officers, the Frenchmen drink freely and disclose plans, 2+; fears influence of Joncaire over the Half King persuades Indians to return the speech belts, Joncaire evades acceptance of

the belts, Joncaire detains at Venango. La Force and soldiers plead excuse for the journey and accompany to

the fort, presents papers to St. Pierre, 25; St. Pierre treats with courtesy, French officers two days in council, sealed letter given to in answer to message of Governor Dinwiddie, French efforts to inveigle Indians, party detained. reaches Venango, obliged to leave the chiefs with Joncaire, the Half King assures of loyalty, 26; Gist and go through woods on foot. treachery of Indian guide, 27; Gist and cross the Allegheny, detained at Turtle creek, reaches Williamsburg and delivers reply of St. Pierre to l'inwiddie, publication of journal of and the reply to Dinwiddie cause excitement in England and colonies, 28-9; a marked man, measures against the French, commission to raise force and assume command, prefers to act under orders, second in command, 30; marches for new fort, insufficiency of equipment, arrives at trading-post of the Ohio company, report of capture of Trent and force, Trent found at the trading-post, arrival of his men from the fort, 31; Trent's men give account of surprise by the French, determines to push forward and fortify at Redstone Creek, solicits aid from Governors of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, builds bridge over the Youghioghen y, writes to Dinwiddie of movements of the enemy, hears of approach of French from Fort Duquesne, retires to Great Meadows, intrenches, 32; surprises enemy, Jumonville, the French commander, killed, Drouillon and La Force taken prisoners and sent to Virginia, writes to Dinwiddie requesting that they be treated as prisoners of war, news of the death of Colonel Fry and the appointment of Colonel Junes, 33; arrival of Fry's men, question of precedence between royal and colonial officers, leaves “ Fort Necessity," marches for Duquesne, news of advance of French, retreat

to "Fort Necessity," 34; attack by the French, surrender of "Fort Necessity," slanders regarding death of Jumon ville, 35; return to Mt. Vernon, criticism of the expedition, and the death of Jumonville, receives thanks from the Virginia house of burgesses, 30-7; affront off red to officers of colonial troops, displeasure at discovery of indignities to French prisoners, retirement from military lise, 38; accepts position on Braddock's staff, 39; peculiarities of Braddock, his op erations appall, advises Braddock, 401; ill. ness, rejoins Braddock fifteen miles from I)u. quesne, 41; advance toward Duquesne, advance of French and indians, Indian ambuscade, soldiers panic-stricken, coolness of, Braddock woanded, directed to hasten to Dunbar's camp for assistance and supplies, journey to Great Meadows, death of Braddock, 42-4; criticism of campaign, writes to Dinwiddie, 41-5; returns home, made commander-in-chief of Virginia forces, proceeds to the frontier to quell Indian incursions, the administration slow in supporting, theory on defense of the frontier, policy rejected by Dinwiddie, 46-8; Lord Loudon succeeds Dinwiddie and determines to reduce French power in Canada, small force left for protection of southern colonies, Abercrombie succeeds Loudon, Pitt prime minister of Eng. land, hopes that aggressive policy may be adopted, 48; ordered to assemble force at Winchester, opposed to moving to Duquesne by new route, better from Fort Cumberland, 49-50 ; fall of Duquesne, resigns military orfices, value of services against the French, 50-2; early love affair, 53; loses heart to Mary Phillipse, meets Martha Custis, marriage, estate, life at Mount Vernon, 54-5; public business, member of the house of burgesses, 56; ripening of the Revolution. taxation of the colonies, 57-9; meeting of the house of burgesses, resolution of Patrick Henry, the house dissolved by the lieutenant governor, concern for safety of the colo. nies, 59: correspondence with George Ma on on non-importation agreement, England's military billeting act, 60-1; proposes agreement of non-importation, makes expedition to the Ohio valley, member of the First Continental congress, resolutions of congress, bill of rights, 62-3; tribute to from Patrick Henry, war feeling in Virginia, Gage's meas. ures in Boston, non-tea-drinking policy, Concord and Lexington, the governor seizes munitions of war in Virginia, mustering of fur. ces in the east, 64-8; in Second Continental congress, appointed commander-in-chief, 69; declines compensation, arıives in New England, presented with address by house of representatives, recent battle of Bunker Hill, 70-1; reconnoitres position of the enemy, the American forces, before Boston, believes it important to crush the British force in Bos. ton before it can be re-inforced, error in report of powder on hand, begs aid from con. gress, small supply of powder sent, organization of army, 71-3; appeal of coast towns for armed protection, privateers, 74; con. gress takes steps to provide for equipment of army, mistakes of army organization, seizes and fortifies a height on Charleston Neck, 75; Canadian campaign, 77-80; condition of army and affairs about Boston, friendship of General Greene, 80; social difficulties, reports of danger at Mount Vernon, Mrs. Washington arrives at Cambridge, social difficulties disappear, January a dark month, 81 ; information of British designs on New York and Albany, Lee empowered to proceed to New York, 82-3; sorrow at the disaster at Quebec and loss of Montgomery, anxiety for New York, letter to Mr. Reed, 83-4: Howe commanding British force at Boston, Clinton prowling along the southern coast, re-inforced, seizes Lechmere Point and fortifies Dorchester Heights, a British officer on life

at Boston, 85-6; evacuation of Boston,
Washington enters, 86-7; summoned to
congress at Philadelphia, compelled to bear
the burden of all military operation of the
country, in face of disasters in Canada per-
sua les congress to make provision for the
ariny, a board of war and ordinance estab-
lished, commands Virginia's declaration in
favor of independence, 87-8; the Declaration
of Independence, 89-90; thanked by con-
gress, a commemorative gold medal struck,
movements of the Howes, 91 ; determines to
place New York in a state of defense, Put-
nam in charge of the garrison, Lee's plans of
defense, Washington leaves garrison in Bos-
ton and moves tu New York, summoned by
congress to Philadelphia, 92; Tryon's con-
spiracy to assassinate, 93; British force ap-
pears before New York, 94; critical position
of and the army of New York, dissensions of
Gates and Schuyler and jealousies among the
troops, 95-6; force augmented, address to
soldiers, 97-8; Putnam in command on Long
ísland, relative positions of armies, 98-9 ;
battle of Long Island, 99-101; in New York,
crosses from and watches movements of the
armies, sorrow and anxiety, criticism of for
disaster at Long Island, 101-2; retreat to
New York, mistake of General Miffiin, 103-4;
straits of the army, letters to congress,
Howe's overtures for a peace conference, the
British force removed to Long Island, favors
evacuation of New York, council of war de-
cides against, 104-6; position of three divi-
sions of army, removal of the sick to Orange,
evidence of British intention to inclose the
Americans, second council of war decides in
favor of retirement, transfer of stores brought
to an end by movements of British ships of
war, the British land on York island, panic
of militia, loses equanimity, endeavors to
stop the militia, a soldier siezes his bridle
rein and leads from'danger of capture, sends
word to Putnam to remove his troops from
the island, a skirmish near Bloomingdale,
107; relative position of armies, first success
of the campaign, army re-organization,
108 ; defenses of passes to Throg's Neck!
arrival of Lee, 109 ; Lee's innuendoes'
against, 110; dictation of congress, coun-
cil of war, divisions of army, 111; move-
ments of Howe, of Lord Stirling. Howe
re-inforced, fortifies Chatterton's hill, en-
gagement, retreat, 112; strengthens and
extends works, changes position of his
right, moves to the heights of Northcastle,
movements of Howe, 113; Howe attacks
Fort Washington, Maga v defends, sur.
render of the fort, retreat across the Hack-
ensack, 114-15; darkest era in the war, 116;
endeavors to raise forces, retreats before
Cornwallis, 117-18; proclamation of the
Howes, sets out for Princeton, retreats,
crosses the Delaware, Cornwallis establishes
main body at Trenton, fails to follow the
colonial force, 118, Lee's disregard of orders,
movements, capture, 118-21, arrival of
Gates' and Lee's men, surprise and capture
of Trenton, 122-3; night march on and
capture of Princeton, winter at Morristown,
125; difficulties of re-organization, 126-7;
preparation for spring campaign, insuffi-
ciency of forces, 127-8; takes position on
the heights at Middlebrook, Howe's plan to
draw from position defeated, 128-9; news of
Burgoyne, moves to Morristown and orders
Sullivan's division to Pompton Plains, news
of capture of the British general, Prescott,
129; movements of the British fleet, 129-30;
battle at Chadd's ford on the Brandywine,
130-1; alarm in Philadelphia, Lafayette,
engagement with Howe, loss of Philadelphia,
132-4; erection of Forts Mifflin and Mercer,
loss of frigate Delaware, Howe sends a force
into the Jerseys, 135; battle of German-
town, 136-7; Howe's operations against
Forts Mifflin and Mercer, Hessians, under

Donop, attack the Fort at Red Bank,
evacuation of Forts MiMin and Mercer, the
Howes masters of water communication
from Philadelphia to the sea, 137-40; en-
gagement on the heights at Whitemarsh, 140;
winter at Valley Forge, criticism of cam-
paign of 1777. 141; the Burgoyne cam-
paign, 142-53; letter to Schuyler, 147; basis
of conspiracy to overthrow, 153; hardships
at Valley Forge, letter to the president of
congress, 154-6; becomes aware of an in-
trigue against hiniself, Conway-Gates corre-
spondence, 156 et seq.; Mittiin writes to
Gates, Gates to, 159; writes to Gates, 160;
increase of the board of war, Gates writes
to, answer to Gates, 161-3; anonymous
letter to Patrick Henry, to Mr. Laurens,
163; quarrel of Gates and Wilkinson, forged
letters said to be Washington's published
in England, the cabal accused, letter from
Wilkinson to, 164-5; end of the cabal,
letters from Conway to, 166-7; North's
bill, Tryon sends copies to, answer to
Tryon, 168-9; joy of patriots at the
French alliance, toasted and cheered, 169-
70; the Howes return to England, report of
Clinton's design to abandon Philadelphia,
Lafa yette detached to hover near the city,
escape of Latayette from Clinton, 170-1 ; the
British peace commission arrives in Philadel-
phia, Clinton communicates with Washing.
ton, who forwards the request to congress,
failure of the commission, 171-3; calls coun.
cil of war, battle of Monmouth, interview
with Lee, court-martial of Lee, 173-7; ar-
rival of a French fleet, attempt against New-
port, 178-9; skirmish near Quaker Hill, 180;
writes to D'Estaing, predatory warfare of
Clinton and Gray, 181; massacre at Wyom-
ing, D'Estaing's proclamation to French in-
habitants of Cavada, Washington places
men in winter quarters, disapproves of La-
fayette's plan against Canada, 182; opera-
tions against Indians and Tories of the north,
183; condition of army, Stony Point, 184-
7; news of defeat at Savannah, disposi-
tion of troops, 187; the campaign in the
south, 189-97; delicacy of towards Gates,
197-8 : winter at Morristown, supplies for
the army; 199; committee on improvement
of the military system, 200 ; return of La-
fayette, Knyphausen's movements in New
Jersey, 201-2; arrival of Rochambeau, letter
to congress, 203; treason of Arnold, 203 et
seq.; Andre's letters to, Arnold writes to, 208-
9; criticised for death of Andre, 210; weak:
ness of the army, writes to Franklin, urges
congress to attempt negotiation of a foreign
loan, Colonel Laurens sent to France ob.
tains loan, 212-13; revolt in the army, fears
consequences of making concessions, revolt
of New Jersey troops, sends Major-General
Howe to suppress, 214; war in the south,
214-17; feels importance of preventing Ar-
nold from gaining strong position, sends La-
fayette to co-operate with the French against
Arnold, 217; orders Lafayette to march to
relief of Greene, 218; plan for joint effort
against New York, change of design. 220-1,
passes through Philadelphia, learns of evac-
uation of Portsmouth in favor of Yorktown,
hears of arrival of Count de Grasse and
French fleet, notifies De Grasse that land
forces will be re-intorced, goes to Baltimore,
to Mt. Vernon, 221-2; Greene in South Car.
olina, 222-3; siege of Yorktown. sends
troops to Greene, 223-6; receives thanks of
congress, adopts children of John Parke
Custis, in Philadelphia, the military com-
mittee adopts views of, 227; affair of Lippin-
cott and Asgill, Carleton notifies of a peace
commission, 228; crushes movement towards
monarchy, 229-30; Carleton and Digby no-
tify of peace negotiation, communicates
with Rochambeau, recommends a junction
of the armies, arrears of pay in the army,
circular of General John Armstrong, 230-1;

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resolutions of confidence in, peace of Ver Washita river, The, Vol. IV., Burr raises money
sailles, 231; British evacuate New York, en to purchase land on, 570, 571.
ters, takes leave of the army, goes to Annap- Watkin's Point, Vol. IV., 806.
olis, presents resignation to congress, ae- Wayne, Anthony, Vol. 1., at the Brandywine,
count against the United States leaves an 131; surprised by the British, criticisti. 133.
actual loser, 232-3; single-hearted service, 134; in council of war at Monmouth, 173;
Society of the Cincinnati, 234 ; financial em 174; capture of Stony Point, 185-6; at
barrassment, 235-6; inspection of western tempts to quell mutiny of Pennsylvania lite.
lands, views on inland communication, 237; 213-14; Lafayette and in pursuit of Com.
visits to Richmond and Annapolis, the Poto wallis, 219; Vol. 11., in war with Indonis,
mac and James companies, 238; home life. 658; re-inforced by Scott, 639, dirs, 661: Pul
238-9; head of Virginia delegation to frame III., 271; biography, 272-5; Vol. IV., 5jti

Constitution for the United States, Weaver, J. B., Vol. 111., 72.
president of convention, desire to make Pres- Webb, James Watson, Vol. III., finds name for
ident of the new United States, 239; letter Whig party, 83.
to Colonel Henrv Lee, 210: letter to Colonel Webster, Daniel, Vol. I., John Randolph and tel.
A. Hamilton, elected President, inauguration, lers in election of 1825, 549; supports J.Q.
241; etiquette of office, Mrs. Washington Adams regarding congress at Panama, 532;
comes from Mt. Vernon, 212-3; organization as secretary of state gives place to Nr. lop.
of klepartments, party lines, financial plans shur, 570; Vol. 11., J. Q. Adamscharged with
of Hamilton, discord in the cabinet, 243-6 ; giving and the Federalists a corrupt promise,
journeys, interest in French atlairs, desire to 615; on Jackson's appointments, 621: se
withdraw from public life, elected second retary of state under Harrison and Tyker,
term, 246-7; administration opens with same 685; does not resign, letter to National in-
cabinet, difficulties regarding French affairs, telligencer, nominated for President, 697:
calls cabinet council, proclamation of neu named for vice-president, 706, eulogy on
trality, arrival of Citizen Ghent, 248-9; in Zachary Taylor, 737; secretary of state, 731;
discretions and recall of Genet, 250; changes makes address at capitol buiiding, 758; on
in cabinet, Great Britain makes blockade Buchanan, 790; Vol. III., nominated by
against France, Americans suffer, war feel. Whigs of Massachusetts, 34; Massachusetts
ing, determines to send specialenvoy to Eng only votes for, 35; ballot for, 45; 50; opposes
land, John Jay named, Morris recalled from tariff bill championed by Calhoun, 92; op-
France, 251; charges Jacobin societies with poses third general tariff act, 95; addresses
responsibility for revolt in Pennsylvania, inceting in New York, attributes misfortunes
changes in the cabinet, 252 ; the Jay treaty to the issue of the specie circular. 103, op-
intercepted dispatch of Fauchet, and Ran roses high duties on hemp and iron. 153,
dolph's defense, abuse of, resolution of conti 327; biography, 331-7; 339; 473; Vol. IV.,
dence in, changes in cabinet, treaty wit i Al appearance, character, 522.
giers, 253-5; congress 1795, colors of France Webster-Havne debate, The, Vol. III., 334.
received, Great Britain approves the treaty Weed, Thurlow, Vol. III., 387; biography, 471.
of commerce, 256; solicited to accept third 2.
terin, relinquishes office, inakes farewell ad- Weights and measures, Vol. I., Jefferson reports
dress, denounces as forgeries le:ters attri-

on, 390, buted to him, the creator of America, 257-8; Weitzel, General, Vol. II., 973, 974. at Mt. Vernon, letter to James McHenry, Welles, Gideon, Vol. III., 54; biography, 422-3. 259-60; prospect of war with France, com Wendover, Mr., Vol. IV., bill regarding tlag of mander-in-chief, 260-1; death and burial, the United States, 69+. 260-2; provision of will on emiancipation of Weschington, Sir William De, Vol. I., abrogates slaves, Irving on, 263-4; Vol. II., 585; Vol. strict entail of estate, 5. U., stands aloof from party discussions, 11; Wessyngton, Sir William De, Vol. I., 5. Hamilton and lead Federalists, 12; 13; fin-West, attempt to separate the from the Ameriance during administration, 76-84; on pro can Union, Vol. IV., 542-85. moting manutactures, 133; Vol. IV., 'the West, Benjamin, Vol. 1., 338, Cincinnatus of the West, 713-15; farewell West Indies, Introduction, 16: Vol. I., Lax. address, 726-41; grave of, 761.

rence Washington co-operates with British Washington, James, Vol. I., killed at Pontefract

army and fleet in, 10; Washington goes to, castle, 6.

20 ; smuggling trade with, 280; Silas Deane

appointed as secret agent to the French, 320); Washington, John, Vol. I., emigrates to Vir

England limits trade with, 390, 450; vessels ginia, 6.

seized and condemned at, 476; England Washington, Lawrence, Vol. I., mayor of Xorth wishes for Cuba, 525; 571; Vol. II., trade

hampton, estate, 5; half-brother of George, with, 626: sla very abolished in, 636.
6; educated in England, influence on George, West Point, Vol. I., protection of, 185; Arnold
military service, 10; marriage, estate, 11; obtains command of, 205.
wealth, distinction, 12; assists in organiz- Westminster Abbey, Vol. I., body of Andre re.
ing Ohio

Company, 17; at head of Ohio moved to, 210.
company determines to take measures against Westminster, Treaty of, Vol. IV., 796.
the French, 19; secures appointment for

Wheeler, William A., Vol. H., 68; biography, George, death, 20.

469-70. Washington, Lund. Vol. 165.

Whig party, The, Vol. II., organization of, 632; Washington. Martha, Vol. I., first husband, nominates William H. Harrison for Presi

father, 54; second marriage, 55; goes to dent, 672; States Rights Whigs support Cambridge, 81; 165; at the head of the Henry Clay for President, 684; feeling Nation's household, 213; goes to Mt. Vernon, toward John Tyler, 684-5 ; urges him to 229; 263.

sign Bank bill, 687; and President Tyler, Washington, Presidents prior to. Vol. IV., 716. 689, 690, 691; nominates Clay and FrelWashington, Sir Henry, Vol. I., defends the city inghuysen,

691 ;

opposes resolution of Worcester against army of the Protector, thanks to Polk, presents several names 6.

for President in 1836, 697 :

losing Washington, Sir William, Vol. I., marries sister strength, 699; comes into power, 705; mem

of George Villiers, probable influence on alle bers of sign slavery address, 708; Zachary giance of family to royalist party, 6.

Taylor a member of, 727; 728; 739; 740; Washington, the Cincinnatus of the West, Vol. supported by Millard Fillmore, 743; and IV., 713-15.

New Jersey contest, 744; has majority in Washington treaty, The, Vol. II., Grant on, 997; house, 746: defeat of in 1844, 748 ; sudden execution of, 1602; Hayes on, 1101.

strength of, 794; growth of, Lincoln enters, Washington's farewell address, Vol. IV., 726-41. 848; strength of, 853; nominates Fillmore

for President, 868; death of, 877; Grant a Winchester, Battle of, V ,1. II., 971. member of, 955; Vol. III., nucleus of formed, Winchester, Ger eral. Vol. I., surrenders at the 28; absorbs Anti-Masonic party, 31; named, River Raisin, 487 Vol. II., joins Harrison, election of 1836, conventions, 33-4; resolu 667; starts for the Miami, supplies give out, tions adopted at Albany, 35; gains heart, relieved by Findlay, 668; captures French36; convention at Harrisburgh, 1839, 38; town, defeated at River Raisin, 669. opposition to Jacksonism, elects Harrison Windom, Wilsiam, Vol. II., Secretary of treas. and Tyler, 39-40; secures protective tarifi, ury, 1150; resigns, 1167; Vol. IV., secretary repeals Independent Treasury act, passes bill of the treasury under Benjamin Harrison, to establish system of bankruptcy, 40; repu 918. diates Tyler for veto of United States bank, Wing, Judge Warner, Vol. IV., 536, 40-2; convention of 1844, 42; policy regardWingate, Rev., Vol. I., 441 ing war with Mexico, 43-4; meets at Phila Winthiop, John, Introduction, 28. delphia, nominates Tavlor and Fillmore, Winthrop, Simuel, Vol. I., 306. 45; the northern and southern, 47-8; con Wirt, William, Vol. I., attorney-general under vention at Baltimore, platform, 48-50 ; Monroe, 517, 544; under J. Q. Adams, 550; southern joins the Democratic party, 51;53; Anti-Masonic party runs for President, 556; 54; 55; a reminant of, 57; convention of the Vol. II., 663; Vol. III., 25; 30; vote for, 31; unabsorbed, 60-1: propositions of Clay, biography, 312-13; 315. leader of, 105; 316 ; leading features of, 327 : | Wisner, Moses, Vol. IV., governor of Michigan, Clay and, 329; 357 ; Sumner separates from, 510-11. 361; 371; Vol. IV., Webster and, 522; Clay Witherell, Judge, Vol. IV., 529. the idol of, 523.

Wolcott, Oliver, Vol. 1., secretary of the treasury Whigs, The, Vol. II., Tories and before War of under Washington, 252; secretary of the

the Revolution, 9; Vol. IV., libcrty pole a treasury under John Adams, 345; resigns, rallying place for, 706.

351; Vol. IV., on Washington city, 610. Whipple, Charles W., Vol. IV., 536.

Woll, John E., Vol. III., biography, 435-6. Whipple, Commodore, Vol. I., 189.

Women's Christian Temperance Union, Vol. IV., Whiskey frauds, The, Vol. II., 1009.

presents portrait of Mrs. Hayes, 722. Whiskey insurrection, The, Vol. III., 288.

Wood, Fernando, Vol. II., plan to entrap PresiWhite House, The, Vol. I., Mrs. Monroe mis. dent Lincoln, 909.

tress of, 529; burning of, 544; Vol, 11., Woodbridge, William, Vol. IV., governor of Mrs. Donalson at head of, 622; Vol. IV., Michigan, 507; 530; 532. history of, 721-3.

Woodbury, Levi, Vol. II., secretary of the nary White, Hugh L., Vol. II., nominated for Presi under Jackson, 626; Vol. 111., ballot for, 45; dent, 697; Vol. III., 34; vote for, 335.

193. White, John, Introduction, 26.

Woodhull, Gencral, Vol. I., Stirling, Sullivan and White Plains, Vol. I., 112, 113.

captured at Long Island, 100. Whitney, R. M., Vol. II., 634.

Woods, Governor, Vol. IV., sends party of VirWhitney, W.c., Vol. II., 1066, 1196.

ginians to find the Ohio, 597. Whittier, J. G., Vol. III., 39.

Woodward. Judge, Vol. IV., 531. “Wild-cat Banks," Vol. II., 854; Vol. III., 101 ; Wool, General, Vol. II., to Cass, on V'nion, 815. Vol. IV., 505.

Wright, General, Vol. II., at Cold Harbor, 970); Wilderness, Battle of, Vol. II., 969.

at Petersburgh, 974, 975. Wilkins, Judge, Vol. IV., 534.

Wright, Silas, Vol. III., 42; 394. Wilkinson, General, Vol. I., communications re- Wyoming valley. Vol. I., massacre at, 182; retal

garding the Cunway cabal, 160-2; Burr and, iation for, 183; Vol. III., 271. 411; Vol. II., 588; quarrel with Jackson, Wythe, George, Vol.1., 319; intlucnce on Thomas 590; Vol. IV., part in the attempt to sepa Jefferson, a member of congress and signer of rate the west from the American Union, the Declaration, 358-9 : Jefferson, Pendleton 546-85.

and revise law of Virginia, 541; on comWillard, George, Vol. II., on electoral commit mittee to revise Articles of Confederation, tee, 1061.

454. Willet, Colonel Marinus. Vol. IV., an adherent of

Burr, 570; story of the American flag at

Fort Stanwix, 692-3.
William and Mary, College of, Vol. 1., 326; 357; YANKEE DOOple." Vol. III, 19.

372; 375.
Williams, Roger, Introduction, 28;

Vol. IV.,

Yazoo river, The, Vol. IV., boundary line from, 815.

Natchez district extending along the MissisWilliamsburgh, Vol. I., capital of Virginia, 371 ;

sippi to the mouth of, 5+3; claims of Spain 376 ; convention at, *438; Lord Dunmore

to territory east from mouth of, 544; South

Carolina removes powder from, 440; last session

company buy's land from to of the royal legislature at, 441; Vol. III.,

Natchez, 551. assembly in the Raleigh tavern at, 211; 212.

York, Duke of, Introduction, 33. Wills Creek, Vol. I., Trent's force at, 31.

Yorktown, Introduction, 34; Vol. I., Cornwal. Wilmington, Vol. 1., 217.

lis removes his army to, 221; siege of and Wilmot, David, Vol. III, 47, 54.

surrender, 223.6; Vol. 111., Knox at, 279. Wilmot Proviso, The, Vol. 11, 702-3; brought Youghiogheny: The, Vol. IV., 597.

forward by the house, 705; success of south Yrugo, Marquis De, Vol. IV., enters into Burr's in defeating, 706; Walker bill amended by,

plans to divide the American Union, 576. 707; renewal of proposed, 749; vote für: Yturrigary, Vol. IV., indignation at Wilkinson's 750; Vol. 111., a two-edged sword, 4+;

demand, 584-5. Toombs insists on a condemnation of by the Whig caucus, 47; Cass and, 339; Thurman

advocates, 475. Wilson, Henry, Vol. III., 54; nominated for Zavala, LORENZO DE, Vol. IV., vice-president of vice-president, 66, 67; biography, 413-15.

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8. What President took the oath of office on Sunday?

9. What President was vice-president, minister to England, secretary of state, United States Senator, governor, state senator, state secretary, state attorney-general and surrogate?

10. What important proclamation did President Grant make?
11. Against what President was a vote of censure adopted in the senate?
12. Who was President during what is called “The era of good feeling?"
13. What President was called “The American Fabius?"
14. Why was Washington called " The Cincinnatus of the West?"
15. What President was a lieutenant-general in the French army?
16. Who was President of the United States for one day by virtue of his office?
17. What Ex-President died at the capital?
18. Who is called the interregnum President?

19. Why is the President of the United States inaugurated on the fourth of March? Why not some other day?

20. At what Presidential election and what noted statesman received many thousand votes for the office of President after he was dead?

21. What two candidates for President received the same number of votes, the election being thrown upon the house of representatives, and on the thirtysixth ballot one being clected President and the other vice-president?

22. What President's wife was honored first by congress conferring the franking privilege?

23. What President's wise was voted a seat on the floor of the senate? 24. What President tried to commit suicide?

25. Who became President of the United States, the representative of no faction, the choice of no convention and the leader of no party?

26. In what year was the President of the United States unable to get his salary, and what President was it?

27. Which of our Presidents were self-educated ?
28. What two opposing candidates for President each carried nineteen states?

29. What Presidents have been elected yet failed to receive the majority of votes cast?

30. Who has had the largest majority in the popular vote?
31. Who was the first candidate who received more than 1,000,000 votes?

32. What Presidential candidate carried ten-elevenths of the Electoral college.

33. What are the duties of the President?
34. What is the highest appointive office of the President?
35. Who is the legal adviser of the President?
36. What President appointed the midnight judges?
37. What President had what was called the Kitchen Cabinet ?
38. What President married another man's wife (not divorced):

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