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Project Gutenberg's The Life Of George Washington, by John MarshallThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.orgTitle: The Life Of George WashingtonA Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg EditionsAuthor: John MarshallEditor: David WidgerRelease Date: May 18, 2009 [EBook #28859]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON ***Produced by David WidgerTHE LIFE OFGEORGE WASHINGTONBy John Marshall(1755-1835)AN INDEXEdited by David WidgerProject Gutenberg Editions DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS Click here if you would like to download this Index, and save it and all the volumes in the entire set to your hard disk. Following the download instructions carefully will allow the index file to link to all the volumes and chapters when you are off-line.CONTENTSClick on the ## before each title to go directly to alinked index of the detailed chapters and illustrations## Volume I.## Volume II.## Volume III.## Volume IV.## Volume IV.VOLUMES, CHAPTERS AND STORIESLIFE OF WASHINGTON, Volume I.CONTENTSCHAPTER I.Commission of Cabot.... His voyage to America.... Views of discovery relinquished by Henry VII.... Resumed byElizabeth.... Letters patent to Sir Humphry Gilbert.... His voyages and death.... Patent to Sir ...

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Project Gutenberg's The Life Of George Washington, by John Marshall
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with
almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or
re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included
with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org
Title: The Life Of George Washington
A Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg Editions
Author: John Marshall
Editor: David Widger
Release Date: May 18, 2009 [EBook #28859]
Language: English
*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON ***
Produced by David Widger
THE LIFE OF
GEORGE WASHINGTONBy John Marshall
(1755-1835)AN INDEX
Edited by David Widger
Project Gutenberg Editions
DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
Click here if you would like to download this Index, and save it and all the volumes
in the entire set to your hard disk. Following the download instructions carefully
will allow the index file to link to all the volumes and chapters when you are off-line.CONTENTS
Click on the ## before each title to go directly to a
linked index of the detailed chapters and illustrations
## Volume I.
## Volume II.
## Volume III.
## Volume IV.
## Volume IV.VOLUMES, CHAPTERS AND STORIES
LIFE OF WASHINGTON, Volume I.CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.
Commission of Cabot.... His voyage to America.... Views of discovery relinquished by Henry VII.... Resumed by
Elizabeth.... Letters patent to Sir Humphry Gilbert.... His voyages and death.... Patent to Sir Walter Raleigh.... Voyage of
Sir Richard Grenville.... Colonists carried back to England by Drake.... Grenville arrives with other colonists.... They are
left on Roanoke Island.... Are destroyed by the Indians.... Arrival of John White.... He returns to England for succour....
Raleigh assigns his patent.... Patent to Sir Thomas Gates and others.... Code of laws for the proposed colony drawn up
by the King.
CHAPTER II.
Voyage of Newport.... Settlement at Jamestown.... Distress of colonists.... Smith.... He is captured by the Indians....
Condemned to death, saved by Pocahontas.... Returns to Jamestown.... Newport arrives with fresh settlers.... Smith
explores the Chesapeake.... Is chosen president.... New charter.... Third voyage of Newport.... Smith sails for Europe....
Condition of the colony.... Colonists determine to abandon the country.... Are stopped by Lord Delaware.... Sir Thomas
Dale.... New charter.... Capt. Argal seizes Pocahontas.... She marries Mr. Rolf.... Separate property in lands and
labour.... Expedition against Port Royal.... Against Manhadoes.... Fifty acres of land for each settler.... Tobacco.... Sir
Thomas Dale.... Mr. Yeardley.... First assembly.... First arrival of females.... Of convicts.... Of African slaves.... Two
councils established.... Prosperity of the colony.... Indians attempt to massacre the whites.... General war.... Dissolution of
the company.... Arbitrary measures of the crown.... Sir John Harvey.... Sir William Berkeley.... Provincial assembly
restored.... Virginia declares in favour of Charles II.... Grant to Lord Baltimore.... Arrival of a colony in Maryland....
Assembly composed of freemen.... William Claybourne.... Assembly composed of representatives.... Divided into two
branches.... Tyrannical proceedings.
CHAPTER III.
First ineffectual attempts of the Plymouth company to settle the country.... Settlement at New Plymouth.... Sir Henry
Rosewell and company.... New charter.... Settlements prosecuted vigorously.... Government transferred to the colonists....
Boston founded.... Religious intolerance.... General court established.... Royal commission for the government of the
plantations.... Contest with the French colony of Acadié.... Hugh Peters.... Henry Vane.... Mrs. Hutchison.... Maine granted
to Gorges.... Quo warranto against the patent of the colony.... Religious dissensions.... Providence settled.... Rhode
Island settled.... Connecticut settled.... War with the Pequods.... New Haven settled.
CHAPTER IV.
Massachusetts claims New Hampshire and part of Maine.... Dissensions among the inhabitants.... Confederation of the
New England colonies.... Rhode Island excluded from it.... Separate chambers provided for the two branches of the
Legislature.... New England takes part with Parliament.... Treaty with Acadié.... Petition of the non-conformists....
Disputes between Massachusetts and Connecticut.... War between England and Holland.... Machinations of the Dutch at
Manhadoes among the Indians.... Massachusetts refuses to join the united colonies in the war.... Application of New
Haven to Cromwell for assistance.... Peace with the Dutch.... Expedition of Sedgewic against Acadié.... Religious
intolerance.
CHAPTER V.
Transactions succeeding the restoration of Charles II.... Contests between Connecticut and New Haven.... Discontents in
Virginia.... Grant to the Duke of York.... Commissioners appointed by the crown.... Conquest of the Dutch settlements....
Conduct of Massachusetts to the royal commissioners.... Their recall.... Massachusetts evades a summons to appear
before the King and council.... Settlement of Carolina.... Form of government.... Constitution of Mr. Locke.... Discontents
in the county of Albemarle.... Invasion from Florida.... Abolition of the constitution of Mr. Locke.... Bacon's rebellion.... His
death.... Assembly deprived of judicial power.... Discontents in Virginia.... Population of the colony.
CHAPTER VI.
Prosperity of New England.... War with Philip.... Edward Randolph arrives in Boston.... Maine adjudged to Gorges....
Purchased by Massachusetts.... Royal government erected in New Hampshire.... Complaints against Massachusetts....
Their letters patent cancelled.... Death of Charles II.... James II. proclaimed.... New commission for the government of
New England.... Sir Edmond Andros.... The charter of Rhode Island abrogated.... Odious measures of the new
government.... Andros deposed.... William and Mary proclaimed.... Review of proceedings in New York and the
Jerseys.... Pennsylvania granted to William Penn.... Frame of government.... Foundation of Philadelphia laid.... Assembly
convened.... First acts of the legislature.... Boundary line with Lord Baltimore settled.
CHAPTER VII.
New charter of Massachusetts.... Affairs of New York.... War with France.... Schenectady destroyed.... Expedition againstPort Royal.... Against Quebec.... Acadié recovered by France.... Pemaquid taken.... Attempt on St. Johns.... Peace....
Affairs of New York.... Of Virginia.... Disputes between England and France respecting boundary in America....
Recommencement of hostilities.... Quotas of the respective colonies.... Treaty of neutrality between France and the five
nations.... Expedition against Port Royal.... Incursion into Massachusetts.... Plan for the invasion of Canada.... Port Royal
taken.... Expedition against Quebec.... Treaty of Utrecht.... Affairs of New York.... Of Carolina.... Expedition against St.
Augustine.... Attempt to establish the Episcopal church.... Invasion of the colony.... Bills of credit issued.... Legislature
continues itself.... Massacre in North Carolina by the Indians.... Tuscaroras defeated.... Scheme of a Bank.
CHAPTER VIII.
Proceedings of the legislature of Massachusetts.... Intrigues of the French among the Indians.... War with the savages....
Peace.... Controversy with the governor.... Decided in England.... Contests concerning the governor's salary.... The
assembly adjourned to Salem.... Contest concerning the salary terminated.... Great depreciation of the paper currency....
Scheme of a land bank.... Company dissolved by act of Parliament.... Governor Shirley arrives.... Review of transactions
in New York.
CHAPTER IX.
War with the southern Indians.... Dissatisfaction of Carolina with the proprietors.... Rupture with Spain.... Combination to
subvert the proprietary government.... Revolution completed.... Expedition from the Havanna against Charleston.... Peace
with Spain.... The proprietors surrender their interest to the crown.... The province divided.... Georgia settled.... Impolicy of
the first regulations.... Intrigues of the Spaniards with the slaves of South Carolina.... Insurrection of the slaves.
CHAPTER X.
War declared against Spain.... Expedition against St. Augustine.... Georgia invaded.... Spaniards land on an island in the
Alatamaha.... Appearance of a fleet from Charleston.... Spanish army re-embarks.... Hostilities with France.... Expedition
against Louisbourg.... Louisbourg surrenders.... Great plans of the belligerent powers.... Misfortunes of the armament
under the duke D'Anville.... The French fleet dispersed by a storm.... Expedition against Nova Scotia.... Treaty of Aix la
Chapelle.... Paper money of Massachusetts redeemed.... Contests between the French and English respecting
boundaries.... Statement respecting the discovery of the Mississippi.... Scheme for connecting Louisiana with Canada....
Relative strength of the French and English colonies.... Defeat at the Little Meadows.... Convention at Albany.... Plan of
union.... Objected to both in America and Great Britain.
CHAPTER XI.
General Braddock arrives.... Convention of governors and plan of the campaign.... French expelled from Nova Scotia,
and inhabitants transplanted.... Expedition against fort Du Quêsne.... Battle of Monongahela.... Defeat and death of
General Braddock.... Expedition against Crown Point.... Dieskau defeated.... Expedition against Niagara.... Frontiers
distressed by the Indians.... Meeting of the governors at New York.... Plan for the campaign of 1756.... Lord Loudoun
arrives.... Montcalm takes Oswego.... Lord Loudoun abandons offensive operations.... Small-pox breaks out in Albany....
Campaign of 1757 opened.... Admiral Holbourne arrives at Halifax.... Is joined by the earl of Loudoun.... Expedition
against Louisbourg relinquished.... Lord Loudoun returns to New York.... Fort William Henry taken.... Controversy
between Lord Loudoun and the assembly of Massachusetts.
CHAPTER XII.
Preparations for the campaign of 1758.... Admiral Boscawen and General Amherst arrive at Halifax.... Plan of the
campaign.... Expedition against Louisbourg, Ticonderoga, and Crown Point.... General Abercrombie repulsed under the
walls of Ticonderoga.... Fort Frontignac taken.... Expedition against Fort Du Quêsne.... Preparations for the campaign of
1759.... General Amherst succeeds General Abercrombie.... Plan of the campaign.... Ticonderoga and Crown Point
taken.... Army goes into winter quarters.... French repulsed at Oswego.... Defeated at Niagara.... Niagara taken....
Expedition against Quebec.... Check to the English army.... Battle on the Plains of Abraham.... Death of Wolfe and
Montcalm.... Quebec capitulates.... Garrisoned by the English under the command of General Murray.... Attempt to
recover Quebec.... Battle near Sillery.... Quebec besieged by Monsieur Levi.... Siege raised.... Montreal capitulates....
War with the southern Indians.... Battle near the town of Etchoe.... Grant defeats them and burns their towns.... Treaty with
the Cherokees.... War with Spain.... Success of the English.... Peace.
CHAPTER XIII.
Opinions on the supremacy of parliament, and its right to tax the colonies.... The stamp act.... Congress at New York....
Violence in the towns.... Change of administration.... Stamp act repealed.... Opposition to the mutiny act.... Act imposing
duties on tea, &c., resisted in America.... Letters from the assembly of Massachusetts to members of the
administration.... Petition to the King.... Circular letter to the colonial assemblies.... Letter from the Earl of Hillsborough....
Assembly of Massachusetts dissolved.... Seizure of the Sloop Liberty.... Convention at Fanueil Hall.... Moderation of its
proceedings.... Two British regiments arrive at Boston.... Resolutions of the house of Burgesses of Virginia.... Assembly
dissolved.... The members form an association.... General measures against importation.... General court convened in
Massachusetts.... Its proceedings.... Is prorogued.... Duties, except that on tea, repealed.... Circular letter of the earl of
Hillsborough.... New York recedes from the non-importation agreement in part.... Her example followed.... Riot inBoston.... Trial and acquittal of Captain Preston.
CHAPTER XIV.
Insurrection in North Carolina.... Dissatisfaction of Massachusetts.... Corresponding-committees.... Governor
Hutchinson's correspondence communicated by Dr. Franklin.... The assembly petition for his removal.... He is succeeded
by General Gage.... Measures to enforce the act concerning duties.... Ferment in America.... The tea thrown into the sea
at Boston.... Measures of Parliament.... General enthusiasm in America.... A general congress proposed.... General
Gage arrives.... Troops stationed on Boston neck.... New counsellors and judges.... Obliged to resign.... Boston neck
fortified.... Military stores seized by General Gage.... Preparations for defence.... King's speech.... Proceedings of
Parliament.... Battle of Lexington.... Massachusetts raises men.... Meeting of Congress.... Proceedings of that body....
Transactions in Virginia.... Provincial congress of South Carolina.... Battle of Breed's hill.
NOTES
FootnotesILLUSTRATIONS
General Washington
Ruins of the Old Brick Church Built at Jamestown In 1639
Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1622
Penn Seeking Freedom for Imprisoned Friends
Great Meadows and the Site of Fort Necessity
General Braddock's Grave
The Death of Wolfe on the Plains Of Abraham
The Boston Tea Party
LIFE OF WASHINGTON, Volume II.