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—in all about eight hundred—had constructed at Newtown; and they took the warning to retire before a party which was sent against them could strike them in the rear.
The march into the country of the Senecas on the left extended to Genesee; on the right, detachments reached Cayuga lake.
After destroying eighteen villages and their fields of corn, Sullivan, whose army had suffered for want of supplies, returned to New. Jersey.
Meantime, a small party from Fort Pitt, under command of Colonel Brodhead, broke up the towns of the Senecas upon the upper branch of the Alleghany.
The manifest inability of Great Britain to protect the Six Nations inclined them at last to desire neutrality.
In June the British general Maclean, who com-
June. manded in Nova Scotia, established a British post of six hundred men at what is now Castine, on Penobscot bay.
To dislodge the intruders, the Massachusetts legislature sent forth nineteen armed ships,
Chap. X.} 1779.
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