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of Canada, and again accomplished nothing. In 1745, an expedition, consisting of six thousand provincial and eight hundred seamen, and a combined naval force of near seven hundred guns, attacked Louisburg. The garrison consisted of only six hundred regulars and one thousand militia, with an armament not one-third of that brought to bear against it. Yet the place held out forty-nine days, and at last was surrendered through the want of provisions and the disaffection of the inhabitants.--In 1755, there was another invasion, under favorable auspices, with ample preparations, and a vast superiority of force; but the superiority was again counter-balanced by the faulty plans of the English and the fortifications of the French. The three succeeding years witnessed similar invasions, with similar results, from similar causes. In this last campaign, the English had fifty thousand men and the French only five thousand, but the result was the same. Thus far in these wars the English were v