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Vaudreuil, Gov., treats Indians with kindness...... 23
Vaudreuil, Gov., of Canada, prepares to defend against
the English......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Vaudreuil calls all able-bodied citizens to &rms...... 319
Village of Deerfield attacked by French and In-
dians. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Virginia contractors fail to prepare for transportation
of Braddock's army.......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284
Voyagers, French. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Walker's, Sir Hovenden, fleet sails for Canada. . . . . . 55
War declared between England and France.......... 13
Washington, Augustine, death of... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237
Washington, Lawrence. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236
Washington, George, born Feb. 22d, 1732............ 116
Washington, George, early life...................... 234
Washington's mother. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238
Washington as a surveyor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
Washington commissioned Major................... 250
Washington and Dinwiddie......................... 251
Washington a Lieutenant-Colonel................... 257
Washington fires first gun in French and Indian war
for Ohio Valley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264
Washington accepts a place on Braddock's staff...... 284
Washington left behind. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296
Washington singled out by an Indian marksman..... 308
Washington saves Braddock's army. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 311
Washington induced to appeal to Shirley............ 361
Washington's journey to New York. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362
Washington in New York........................... 368
Washington in love with Mary Philipse............. 372
Washington fails to be commissioned by King....... 376

Washington in Virginia legislature, planning to cap-
ture Fort Du Quesne, learns that Morris has
won Mary Philipse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379

Washington's anxiety to capture Fort Du Quesne. ... 446
Paisle
Washington sent to Loyal Hanna, captures Fort Du
Quesne---------------------................ 448
Washington's courtship and marriage............... 450
Wesley, John, and To-mo-chi-chi. ................. 143
Wesleys, John and Charles, in Georgia.............. 182
Wesley's leave Georgia.............................. 1S3
Whitfield, George, succeeds Wesleys in Georgia..... 1S3
Williams, Col. Ephraim, killed..................... 311
Williams, Rev. John, captured...................... 19
Williams, Rev. John, account of captivity.......... 20
Williams, Mrs., murdered.......................... 22
Williams, Eunice, marries a Mohawk. . . . . - - - - - - - - - - 23
Winslow, John, Maj.-Gen. Massachusetts militia. ... 207
Winslow's, Gen., speech to Acadians................ 221
Wolfe, Gen... sent to capture Quebec. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 406
Wolfe before Quebec........................... . . . . 410
Wolfe at Point Levi................................. 411
Wolfe reconnoitring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 414
Wolfe makes an abortive attack..................... 416
Wolfe sick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Wolfe's letter to Pitt................................ 418
Wolfe's opinion of Gray's Elegy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 420
Wolfe, death of.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 426
Yamacraw Bluff selected by Oglethorpe as place for
settlement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13S
Yamacraw and Yamasee Indians' treaty with Ogle-
thorpe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Youghiogeny, Washington and soldiers on.......... 261
Young Pretender............................ . . . . . . . 190

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1702. ACCESSION OF ANNE to the throne of Great Britain, —March 8. QUEEN ANNE’s WAR began, –Great Britain against France and Spain, –lasted eleven years. 1704. FIRST PERMANENT NEWSPAPER in America, the Boston News-Letter, —April 24. 1710. Port Royal, N. S., captured by the British and named Annapolis, –Oct. 2. 1711. INDIAN WAR with the Corees in North Carolina. 1713. TuscaRoRAs join the Iroquois in New York, making the Six Nations. TREATY of UTRECHT closed Queen Anne's war, – April 11. (This treaty gave Great Britain the Hudson Bay region, Newfoundland and Acadia.) 1714. ACCESSION of GEORGE I. to throne of England,Aug. 1. 1715. Yammassee War in Carolina. 1718. NEw ORLEANs founded by the French under Bienville. 1727. Accession of GeoRGE II. to the throne of England, —June 11.

1729. CAROLINA divided, -Clarendon, or Middle Colony, moved to Charleston. ALBEMARLE Colony became North Carolina; Car. teret Colony became South Carolina. 1732. WASHINGTON born in Westmoreland County, Va., Feb. 22. GEORGIA granted to Oglethorpe; included part of Carolina, -June 9. 1733. SAVANNAH, GA., founded by Oglethorpe, Feb. 12. 1639. SPANISH WAR between Great Britain and Spain declared, –Oct. 23. (This, with King George's War, lasted nine years.) 1740. INvAsion of Florida by Oglethorpe. 1742. INvAsion of GEORGIA by the Spanish. 1744. SPANISH WAR merged into King George's War; France allied with Spain. 1745. Louisburg, the Gibraltar of America, captured by Pepperell,—June 17. 1748. TrEATY of Aix-LA-CHAPELLE closed King George’s War, –Oct. 18. (Both parties restored their respective conquests.) 1749. OHIO CoMPANY., of London, received a grant of 6,000,000 acres on Ohio River. 1751. NEw STYLE Gregorian Calendar adopted by Great Britain, –eleven days out, Sept. 3 to 14. 1753. WASHINGTON sent to Fort Le Boeuf by Governor Dinwiddie of Virginia. 1754. WASHINGTON returned to Williamsburg, —Jan. 6. FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR,-most important of the Colonial Wars. WASHINGTON defeated Jumonville at Mountain Meadows, –May 28. ALBANY CONVENTion adopted a plan of union prepared by Franklin, -June 19. (The plan rejected by crown and people.)

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1757.

1758.

1759.

WASHINGTON defeated at Fort Necessity by De
Villiers, –June 3.
ALEXANDRIA CoNVENTION, Va.; Colonial governors
met Braddock,-April 14.
FORT BEAU Sf.jour, N. S., surrendered to the
British, –June 16.
FORT GASPEREAU surrendered to the British, –June
17.
BRADDock’s DEFEAT on the Monongahela River,
Pa., -Braddock mortally wounded,—July 9.
Eviction of Acadians from Grand Pré, -Sept. 5.
BATTLE OF LAKE GEORGE: Lyman under Johnson
defeated Dieskau, -Sept. 8.
Johnson established Fort William Henry; re-
ceived a baronetcy and £5,000.
WAR declared by Great Britain after two years'
fighting, —May 18.
MONTCALM captured Oswego, 1,400 men, stores and
money, -Aug. 14.
FORT WILLIAM HENRY surrendered to Montcalm, -
Aug. 9. (Massacre by Indians after Monroe
capitulated.)
LoRD Howe killed in a fight near Ticonderoga, -
July 6.
ABERCROMBIE repulsed by Montcalm at Ticonder-
oga, -July 8.
Louisburg, N. S., taken by Amherst and Bos-
cowen, -—July 2.
Fort FRONTENAc (now Kingston, Canada) sur-
rendered to Bradstreet, —Aug. 27.
GRANT defeated by Aubrey at Fort Duquesne,—
Sept. 21.
Fort DUQUESNE captured by English; named Fort
Pitt (now Pittsburg), —Nov. 25.
FoRT NIAGARA surrendered to Johnson; death of
Prideaux, —July 25.

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