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DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT.
by Hudson. Hudson detained in England. Dutch trade to the
FROM 1665 to 1710.
Dutch, and soon after restored to the English. Androg. Don-
FROM 1710 TO 1743.
tion of Burnet, Montgomery, Crosby, and Clarke, . . 64
FROM 1743 to 1760.
against Louisburg. Incursions of the French and Indians. Ope-
go. Campaign of 1757, and capture of Fort William Henry.
FROM 1760 TO 1775. Prospects of the Colony. Controversy relative to the New Hamp
shire Grants. Opposition from the settlers. Stamp Act. Congress at New York. Disturbances occasioned by the Stamp Act. Stamp Act repealed. Assembly restrained. Further attempts to tax the Colonies. Controversy with the Grants becomes serious. Parties prevented from proceeding to hostilities by the controversy with Great Britain, . . . . . . , 103
COMMENCEMENT OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
Origin of the controversy with Great Britain. State of affairs in the
colony. Convention appoint delegates to the Provincial Congress. War breaks out at Lexington. Disturbances in New York. Capture of Ticonderoga and Crown Point. Gov. Tryon arrives. Expedition against Canada. Surrender of Chambly, St Johns and Montreal. Montgomery appears before Quebec. His death. Inhabitants of Tryon county disarmed. Provincial troops enter New York. Americans evacuate Canada. Declaration of Independence, .. . . . . . . 114
THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. FROM 1776 To 1778. Disposition of British and American troops at New York. Battle on
Long Island, Americans evacuate New York. Americans continue to retreat. Fort Washington taken by the British. Operations on Lake Champlain. Convention adopt the State Constitution. Commencement of the northern campaign in 1777. Invasion of Burgoyne. His capture. Enterprise of Clinton. State Government organized, . . . . . . 126
CHAP. XIII. REVOLUTIONARY WAR, CONTINUED TO ITS TERMINATION. Legislative proceedings. Revival of Controversy relative to the
Grants. Treaty of Alliance with France. British army concen
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