cheerful, and by no means cast down.
I remember that the time is short.
The little trunk and all its contents (so far as I can judge) reached me safe.
May God reward all the contributors.
I wrote you under cover to our excellent friend Mrs. Spring on the 16th instant.
I presume you have it before now. When you return it is most likely the Lake will not be open; so you must get your ticket at Troy for Moreau Station, or Glens Falls, (for Glens Falls if you can get one,) or get one for Vergennes in Vermont, and take your chance of crossing over on the ice to Westport.
If you go soon, the route by Glens Falls to Elizabethtown will probably be the best. I have just learned that our poor Watson lingered with his wound until Wednesday about noon of the 19th Oct. Oliver died near my side in a few moments after he was shot.
Dauphin died the next morning after Oliver and William were killed, viz., Monday.
He died almost instantly — was by my side.
William was shot by several persons.
ld, Benjamin Rush, Benjamin West, Ezra Stiles, Noah Webster, Jay, Adams, Jefferson, and Washington.
In England, where his affections strike such deep root that he considers establishing there his permanent abode, he is in relationship, more or less intimate, with Mandeville, Paine, Priestley, Price, Adam Smith, Robertson, Hume, Joseph Banks, Bishop Watson, Bishop Shipley, Lord Kames, Lord Shelburne, Lord Howe, Burke, and Chatham.
Among Frenchmen he numbers on his list of admiring friends Vergennes, Lafayette, Mirabeau, Turgot, Quesnay, La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, Condorcet, Lavoisier, Buffon, D'Alembert, Robespierre, and Voltaire.
It is absurd to speak of one who has been subjected to the moulding of such forces as a product of the provinces.
All Europe has wrought upon and metamorphosed the Yankee printer.
The man whom Voltaire kisses is a statesman, a philosopher, a friend of mankind, and a favourite son of the eighteenth century.
With no softening of his patriotic fibre or lo
er the Gaslight, 229
Unitarian Christianity, 331
United States magazine, the, 286
Universal beauty, 165
Universal Dictionary, 115
Universal Instructor in all Arts and sciences, etc., 15
Unknown way, the, 271
Unseen Spirits, 280
Untaught Bard, 163
Upside down, 305
Valla, Laurentius, 68
Van Buren, Martin, 239, 250
Van Doren, C., 262 n., 289 n.
Vane, Sir, Harry, 4, 45
Vanity of Vanities, 157
Vaughn, William, 3-4
Vermont wool Dealer, the, 228
Verplanck, G. C., 240
Very, Jones, 333
Veteran, the, 230
Vicar of Wakefield, the, 284
View of the causes and consequences of the American Revolution, a, 139
View of the controversy between great Britain and her colonies, a, 136
View of the political system of the United States, 146
Vindication of the British colonies against the Aspersions of the Halifax Gentleman, a, 128
Vindication of the conduct of the Hou
ts of the Algonquin, and had been as a missionary among various tribes from the ocean to the Mississippi.
In 1721, Father de la Chasse had advised his return to Canada.
God has intrusted to me this flock—such was his answer; I shall follow its fortunes, happy to be immolated for its benefit.
In New England, he was regarded as the leader of the insurgent Indians; the brethren of his order mourned for him as a martyr, and gloried in his happy immortality as a saint.
The French ministry,
Vergennes 43 intent on giving an example of forbearance, restrained its indignation, and trusted that the joint commission-
Chap. XXIII.} ers for regulating boundaries would restore tranquillity.
The overthrow of the missions completed the ruin of French influence.
The English themselves had grown skilful in the Indian warfare; and no war par ties of the red men ever displayed more address or her oism than the brave John Lovewell and his companions.
His volunteer associates twice returned lad