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CHAP. V.

DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT.
Discoveries of Columbus and the Cabots. Great River discovered

by Hudson. Hudson detained in England. Dutch trade to the
Great River. Licensed Trading Company. First Settlement.
West India Company. New Netherland. First Governor. Van
Twiller's Administration. Kieft Stuyvesant. New Netherland
surrendered to the English, . . . . . . 41

CHAP. VI.

FROM 1665 to 1710.
Administration of Nichols. Lovelace. New York retaken by the

Dutch, and soon after restored to the English. Androg. Don-
gan. Revolution. Leisler. Sloughter. Bellomont. War with
the French, &c. . . . . . . . 53

CHAP. VII.

FROM 1710 TO 1743.
Hunter's administration. Expedition against Canada. Administra-

tion of Burnet, Montgomery, Crosby, and Clarke, . . 64

CHAP. VIII.

FROM 1743 to 1760.
George Clinton appointed Governor. War with France. Expedition

against Louisburg. Incursions of the French and Indians. Ope-
rations of the war in 1746. Capture of the French fleet. Indian
depredations. Termination of the war. Osborne appointed
Governor, dies, and is succeeded by Delancey. Hostilities again
commenced with the French. Colonial Convention. Hardy
appointed Governor. Colonies prosecute the war, . . 77

CHAP. IX.
CONTINUATION OF THE FRENCH WAR.
Formal declaration of war. Campaign of 1756, and capture of Oswe-

go. Campaign of 1757, and capture of Fort William Henry.
Expedition against Ticonderoga. Capture of Fort Frontenac.
Campaign of 1759. Surrender of Ticonderoga and Crown Point.
Capture of Niagara. Wolfe's expedition against Quebec. War terminated in 1760 by the entire conquest of Canada, . . 91

CHAP. X.

FROM 1760 TO 1775. Prospects of the Colony. Controversy relative to the New Hamp

shire Grants. Opposition from the settlers. Stamp Act. Congress at New York. Disturbances occasioned by the Stamp Act. Stamp Act repealed. Assembly restrained. Further attempts to tax the Colonies. Controversy with the Grants becomes serious. Parties prevented from proceeding to hostilities by the controversy with Great Britain, . . . . . . , 103

CHAP. X

COMMENCEMENT OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.

Origin of the controversy with Great Britain. State of affairs in the

colony. Convention appoint delegates to the Provincial Congress. War breaks out at Lexington. Disturbances in New York. Capture of Ticonderoga and Crown Point. Gov. Tryon arrives. Expedition against Canada. Surrender of Chambly, St Johns and Montreal. Montgomery appears before Quebec. His death. Inhabitants of Tryon county disarmed. Provincial troops enter New York. Americans evacuate Canada. Declaration of Independence, .. . . . . . . 114

CHAP. XII.

THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. FROM 1776 To 1778. Disposition of British and American troops at New York. Battle on

Long Island, Americans evacuate New York. Americans continue to retreat. Fort Washington taken by the British. Operations on Lake Champlain. Convention adopt the State Constitution. Commencement of the northern campaign in 1777. Invasion of Burgoyne. His capture. Enterprise of Clinton. State Government organized, . . . . . . 126

CHAP. XIII. REVOLUTIONARY WAR, CONTINUED TO ITS TERMINATION. Legislative proceedings. Revival of Controversy relative to the

Grants. Treaty of Alliance with France. British army concen

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