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Contents
175. Surgeon James Thacher:
  Military Punishments, 1780
493
176. François Jean, Marquis de Chastellux:
  At Washington's Headquarters, 1780
495
177. Doctor Solomon Drowne:
  Life on a Privateer, 1780
497

CHAPTER XXIX — THE BRITISH FORCES
178. Honoré Gabriel Riquetti, Count de Mirabeau:
  "Appeal to the Hessians sold by their Princes," 1776
500
179. Captain Georg Pausch:
  Army Life, 1776-1777
504
180. Commissary-General Elias Boudinot:
  An Investigation of British Military Prisons, 1778
508
181. Lieutenant-Colonel John Graves Simcoe:
  A Loyalist Corps, 1777
511
182. Joseph Stansbury:
  "The Lords of Main," 1780
514
183. Major John André:
  The Experiences of a British Spy, 1780
515


PART VIII

PROGRESS OF THE REVOLUTION


CHAPTER XXX — UNION AND INDEPENDENCE
184. Clerk Gabriel Du Vall:
  Proceedings of a Revolutionary Convention, 1775
519
185. Delegate Richard Smith:
  The Activities of the Continental Congress, 1775
525
186. Thomas Paine:
  A Call for Independence, 1776
530
187. Chairman Meshech Weare, Secretary E. Thompson, and others:
  Difficulties in Framing a State Constitution, 1776
534
188. Delegate Thomas Paine:
  Drafting of the Declaration of Independence, 1776
537
189. Delegate John Adams:
  Difficulties in Framing Articles of Confederation, 1776
539
190. Colonel Alexander Hamilton:
  Falling-off of the Character of Congress, 1778
543