d come suddenly into.
James river with a strong force, rural and military, and on the 2d or 3d of January he captured Richmond, where there was no force to oppose him. To thrown the public distress, in the army immediately under the command of Washington the Pennsylvania line mutinied for want of pay, and it was for a time supposed that the whole force would disband.
This mutiny had no sooner been suppressed than the New Jersey line followed the example.
The public at large, and even Washington himself, example had been greatest anxiety had the affairs of so near destruction.
The weak-kneed shook in their Sh Even men of firm courage and constant temper began to despair.-- Bu Washington never suffered his hopes to æte, or his courage to shrink, or his firmesolve to be shaken for a moment.
Oths might tremble, but he knew not howo fear.
Placing a firm reliance in the jitice of his cause, and of the goodness.
Providence, he never doubted for an insnt that all would turn-out well