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NEW YORK:
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY.

1, 3, AND 5 BOND STREET.

1885.

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Progress of the world by mastery over the forces of nature
By a better knowledge of the nature of justice
The laws of morals may be proved by inductions from experience.
First American union. Concert of the colonies in action, 1684
Consolidation of colonies attempted by an absolute king
Effect of the revolution of 1688. Plan of union of William Penn
of Lord Stairs. Of Franklin in 1754. Of Lord Halifax
Plan of unity through the British parliament. First American congress
The elder Pitt and colɔnial liberty

The American congress of 1774 .

Indeperdence and a continental convention and charter

Question at issue between Great Britain and the colonies

The confederation imperfect from jealousy of central power

Rutledge proposes a constituent congress

New England convention at Boston

Measures of New York of September 1780

Effort of Hamilton, Thomas Paine and a continental convention.

Greene's opinion

Convention of New York and New England at Hartford

Reception of its proceedings in congress

New Jersey and the federal republic

Cession of western lands by New York and Virginia

The confederation adopted

Washington appeals to the statesmen of Virginia .
His emphatic letter for a stronger government
His instructions to Custis and to Jones

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