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TABLE OF CONTENTS. ^

( See Addresses, Biographical Notes, Letters and Poems at Page vi to viii hereof.)



PAGE

INTEODUCTION, ........ xi

JOURNALS OF OFFICERS, - 1-3 12

Barton, William, Lieut., Gen. Maxwell's N. J. Brigade, 3

Beatty, Erkuries, Lieutenant, 4th Pennsylvania Reg't, 15

(i). Expedition to Onondaga, April, 1779, - 16

(2). General Sullivan's Expedition, - jg '

I

Blake, Thomas, Lieutenant, ist New Hampshire Reg't, 38

Burrowes, John, Major, Spencer's sth N. J. Regiment, 42

Campfield, Dr. Jabez, Surgeon, Spencer's 5th N. J. Reg't, 52"

Dearborn, Henry, Lt. Col., commanding 3rd N. H. Rtg't, 62

Elmer, Dr. Ebenezer, Surgeon, 2nd N. J. Regiment, . 80 :

Fellows, Moses, Sergeant, 3rd New Hampshire Regiment, 86

Fogg, Jeremiah, Major, 2nd New Hampshire Regiment, 92

-f 1

GooKiN, Daniel, Ensign, 2nd New Hampshire Regiment, 102

Grant, George, Sergeant Major, 3rd N. J. Regiment, 107

Grant, Thomas, of Surveyor's party, - - 137

Hardenbergh, John L., Lieut., 2nd N. Y. Regiment,

With Notes and Maps of Battle-Fields, by General John S. Clark, uc

HuBLEY, Adam, Lieut. Col., commanding nth Pa. Reg't, 145

Jenkins, John, Pa., Lieutenant and Guide, - • 168

LivERMORE, Daniel, Captain, 3rd N. H. Regiment, 178
Machin, Thos., Capt., Col. Lamb's 2d N. Y. Art'ly Reg't,

(i). Col. Van Schaick's Expedition against the Onondagas, iq2

(2). Table of Distances of March of General Sullivan's Army, igj.

Roster of Officers of ist N. Y. Regiment, - - 195

McKendry, Wm., Lt. and Qr. Master, 6th Mass. Reg't, 198

Nukerck, Chas.,.Capt. Lieutenant, 2nd N. Y. Regiment, 213



ii TABLE OF CONTENTS.

JOURNALS OP OFFICERS.— Continued.

NoRRis, James, Major, 3rd N. H. Regiment, 223

Roberts, Thomas, Sergeant, 5th New Jersey Regiment, 240

Rogers, Rev. William, D. D.,. Chaplain, Hand's Brigade, 246

Rogers, William, Qr. Master's Serg't, 2nd N. Y. Reg't, 266

Shute, Samuel, Lieutenant, 2nd New Jersey Regiment, 267

Van Hovenburgh, Rudolphus, Lieut., 4th N. Y. Reg't, 275

Webb, Nathaniel, Serg't Major, 2nd N. Y. Regiment, 285

MAP AND LETTER OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM GRAY,
Survey of Colonel William Butler's line of march, Oct. 2 to

Nov. 16, 1778, 288

MAPS IN THE DE WITT COLLECTION,

List of MSS. Surveys by Captain Gray, 1778, and Lieu-
tenant Benjamin Lodge, of the Sullivan Expedition,
made 1779, by order of Robert Erskine, Geographer
"^^.^^^^ to the American Army, now in the Library of the New

York Historical Society entitled DeWitt Maps, 291

J-etterli of General John S. Clark, describing the same
jfrith an account of fac similes made by him for. this
publication, 29^

Simeon DeWitt, appointment as Geographer to the army,

in place of Robert Erskine, deceased, 294

MAJOR GENERAL JOHN SULLIVAN'S Final Official

Report of Expedition, 296

COLONEL DANIEL BRODHEAD'S Official Report,

Allegany Expedition, - - .,06

LIST OF JOURNALS, no copies of whicli are now to be found. 3 1 o

Letter of Major Adam Hoops, (3rd A. D. C. to Gen-
eral Sullivan), Sept. 18, 1841, ,10

LIST OF NARRATIVES, written since the Sullivan Expe-
dition,



ROSTER OF OFFICERS, inMaj. Gen. Sullivan's Expedition,
by Hon. Charles P. Greenough, Boston, Mass.



312



31,



TABLE OF CONTENTS.

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS.



HTSTORICAL ADDRESS, by Rev David Cbaft, 331-388

Comprising a full history of the Expedition against the
Indians in 1779, to which is prefixed a Biographical
Sketch of Major General John Sullivan, ^^^

APPENDIX TO ADDRESS,

Containing an account of the loss of men, towns destroyed,
also General Washington's instructions to General Sul-
livan, and Biographical Sketches, - - 380



Clinton, James, Brigadier General, Biographical Sketch, 387



ELMIRA.



CELEBRATION AT NEWTOWN, 389-477

NEWTOWN MONUMENT ASSOCIATION, 391

Centennial Committees and Officers, 301

The Monument — Inscription on Tablet, 303

Dedication of Monument — Masonic Ceremonies, 304

Masonic Ode by Hon. A S. Thursto.v, ■ - ^gQ

Masonic Historical Address by C. N. Shipman. Esq., ^g-i

PUBLIC CELEBRATION.

Opening Address by Judge Hiram Gray, 400

Verses of Welcome by Ausburn Towner, Esq., 400

Poem by Hon. Guv H. McMaster, - 402

Address by Hon. Erastus Brooks, 410

Letter from Ex-Governor Horatio Seymour, 423
Address by Hon. Ellis H. Roberts,

" " General William T. Sherman,

" General H. W. Slocum,

" " Hon. George W. Clinton, 443

" Hon. E. L. Dana, Wilkesbarre, Pa.,- 445

" " Governor H. M. Hoyt, of Pennsylvania, 449

" " Governor Nat. Head, New Hampshire, 450

" " Hon. Steuben Jenkins, 451

" " Major Douglass Campbell, 4C7



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iv TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PUBLIC CELEBEATION.— Continued.

Biographical Sketch of Gen. John Sullivan by Hon, Sylvester

Dana, N. H., 471

General Sullivan's Official Report of Battle of Newtown, 473

Names of Persons Responding to Invitations, 477



Biographical Sketch of Col. Peter Gansevoort, 479



SENECA COUNTY.

CELEBRATION AT WATERLOO. 481-53S

History of, - 483

Committees and Officers, 485

The Log Cabin, 487

Patrons of Husbandry — Veteran Soldiers, - - 488

Exploring Expedition, - 489

Decorations on Centennial Day, 490

The Outpouring of the Masses, - 493

Procession and Order of March, - 495

EXERCISES AT THE FAIR GROUND,

Address of Welcome by Jno. Reamer, Pres't of the Village, 498

" " General Josiah T. Miller, Pres't of the Day, 499

" " Ex-Lieac. Gov. William Dorsheimer, - 501

Poem " Rev. Dwight Williams, - - 506

Letters from invited Guests :

Jeptha R. Simms, - . - ... 571

W. C. Watson, - - - 512

M. M. Jones, - - . - 5^3

Names of others responding to invitations, - - - 514

THE COLLATION.

Responses to Sentiments and Toasts, - - - 515

Remarks by D. B. Lum, . . 518

" " Rev. D. Willers, D. D. - - - 519

SKOI-YASIl MONUMENT.

History, Description and Dedication of, - - 489, 520

Address by Hon. A. L. Childs, - .... 522

" Judge B. F. Hall, 523



TABLE OF CONTENTS v

SKOI-YASE MONUMENT.

Fire- Works and Illuminations, - - - - 5^4

Reception in the Evening, - - - - 525

Veterans and Pioneer Settlers, - - - -

Young Ladies in .the Procession, — Grangers Represented, 525

Military at Celebration, - - 527

Historical Paper by S. R. Welles, M. D., 528



Biographical Sketch of Colonel Philip Van Cortlandt. 537



LIVINGSTON COUNTY.

CELEBRATION AT GBNESEO, - S39-563

History of Preliminary Arrangements, - 541

Committees and Officers, - 543

Decorations and Processions, - 544

EXERCISES AT FAIR GROUNDS, - 548

Introductory Address by Norman Seymour, 548

Poem by Hon. A. L. Childs, - - 549

Address by Hon. Wm. H. BoGART, - - - 552

" General A. S. Diven, ... 553

" " G. W. Patterson, .... ^gg



Removal of the Remains of Boyd and Parker,

By Geo. H. Harris, .... 5^5



CAYUGA COUNTY.

CELEBRATION AT AURORA, ■ 565-579

Decorations of the Village, - - 567

The Procession, 568

EXERCISES AT THE " OLD FOUNDATION,' - 568

Remarks by Col. E. B. Morgan, - * - 568

" " Rev. W. S. Franklin, - - 569

EXERCISES AT ACADEMY HALL, - 569

Letter from Ex-Governor Horatio Seymour, - 570

Letters from D. M. Osborne and others, - 571

Address by Rev. Charles Hawley. D. D., 571

" " Hon. Wm. H. Bogart, - - 578

The Illumination — Notes, - - 579



i TABLE OF CONTENTS.

ADDRESSES, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, LETTERS

AND POEMS.



ADDRESSES AT CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS.

BoGART, Hon. Wm. H. - 552, 570

Brooks, Hon. Erastus 410

Campbell, Maj. Douglass - - 457

Childs, Hon. Albert L. - 522

Clinton, Hon. Geo. W. - 443

Craft, Rev. David - - 336

Dana, Hon. E. L. - 445

Dana, Hon. Sylvester - 471

DivEN, Gen. Alex S. . . ■ . 552

Dorsheimer, Hon. Wm. - - 501

Franklin, Rev. VV. S. - - - 569

Gray, Hon. Hiram - - 400

Hall, Hon. Benj. F. 523

Hawley, Rev. Dr. Charles ... . . 571

Head, Hon. N 450

HoYT, Hon. Henry M. 449

Jenkins, Hon. Steuben 451

LuM, David B. 518

Miller, Hon. Josiah T 499

Morgan, Col. E. B 568

Patterson, Hon. Geo. W. ..;... 555

Reamer, John ... 498

Roberts, Hon. Ellis H. . .... 425

Seward, Hon. Wm. H. 563

Seymour, Norman 548

Sherman, Gen. Wm. T. ...... 439, 440

Shipman, Chauncey N . . 307

Slocum, Gen. Henry W. . . .... 442

Van Campen, Maj. Moses . . . . 561

Welles, Hon. Samuel R. . . . . 528

Willers, Rev. Dr. Diedrich . . . rig



TABLE OF CONTENTS.



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BIOGRA.PHI0AL SKETCHES AND NOTES,



Beatty, Lieutenant Erkuries

Blake, Lieutenant Thomas

Boyd, Lieutenant Thomas

Brodhead, Colonel Daniel

Burrowes, Major John

Butler, Colonel William

Cilley, Colonel Joseph

Clinton, Brigadier General James

CuMMiNGs, Captain John N.

Dayton, Colonel Elias

Dearborn, Lieutenant Colonel Henry

Dubois^ Colonel Lewis ...

Evans, Rev. Israel - - - -

Fish, Major Nicholas

Fogg, Major Jeremiah

Franklin, Captain John

Gang, Rev. John . . .

Gansevoort, Colonel Peter

GooKiN, Ensign Daniel

Hand, Brigadier General Edward

Hardenbergh, Lieutenant John L.

Harper, Colonel John

Hartley, Colonel Thomas

Hubley, Lieutenant Colonel Adam

Hunter, Rev. Andrew

Jenkins, Lieutenant John

Kirkland, Rev. Samuel - . »

Livermore, Captain Daniel

Machin, Captain Thomas

McKendry, Lieutenant William

Maxwell, Brigadier General William

Montour, Catherine

Nukerck, Captain Charles

Poor, Brigadier General Enoch

Proctor, Colonel Thomas

Queen Esther



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306

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373
348
387
350
363
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384

346

383

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102

342

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339
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346
168

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viii TABLE OF CONTENTS.

BIOGEAPHICAL SKETCHES AND NOTES.— Continued.

Reid, Colonel George - 360

Rogers, Rev. William D. D., ... - 246

Scott, Major William - - - 373

Shreve, Colonel Israel - - 378

Shute, Lieutenant Samuel - - - 267

Simpson, Captain Michael - - - - 37 1

Spalding, Captain Simon - - - 377

Sullivan, Major General John - 333, 446, 471

VanCortlandt, Colonel Philip - - - 537

Van Schaick, Colonel Goose - 196

Van Hovenburgh, Lieutenant Rudolphus - 275

Weissenfels, Lieutenant Colonel Frederick - - 384

Willers, Rev. Diedrich, D. D., .... ^jq

Willett, Lieutenant Colonel Marinus - - - J96



LETTERS. .

Brodhead, Col. Daniel . . . . . 306

Clark, Gen. J. S 293

Gansevoort, Col. Peter 372

Hoops, Maj. Adam , .,,,.. 310

Jones, Maj. Morven M 513

Osborne, Hon. D. M. . . , ... 571

Schuyler, Gen. Philip 372

Seymour, Hon. Horatio 423, 570

SiMMS, Jeptha R. 511

Sullivan, Gen. John 296, 473

Washington, Gen. Geo. . . . j . . 341, 382
Watson, Hon. Winslow C 512

POEMS AT CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS.

Childs, Hon. Albert L. 549

McMaster, Hon. Guy H. 402

Thurston, Hon. Ariel S . . . . . . 396

Towner, Ausburn , , . . ... 400

Williams, Rev. Dwight .... . 509



ILLUSTRATIONS.



STEEL PLATE BNGEAVINGS.

Maj. Gen. John Sullivan, from a portrait by Otis, Frontispiece
Brigadier General James Clinton, Page 387

Colonel Peter Gansevoort, from a portrait by G. Stuart, " 479
Colonel Philip Yan Cortlandt, from a minature, " 537

MAPS AND PLANS.

(IN POCKET OF COVER)

Route of the Western Army under General Sullivan in 1779.
^. 1. From Easton over the mountains to Wyoming,

2. From Sunbury to Nanticoke Creek,

3. From Nanticoke Creek to Chemung,

- 4. From Chemung to Kanadesaga including Seneca and Cay-
uga Lakes and Col. Butler's route along, the eaet shore of
Cayuga Lake,
0. From Kanadesaga to the Genesee Castle.

(BOUND OH FEINTED IN BOOK.)

Draft of a part of Schoharie and the west bank of the Delaware,

with CoL Wm. Butler's line of march, Oct, and Nov.,

1778. Page 288

General Sullivan's Order of March, " 66

" " " " Battle, - " 67

Map of Battlefield of Newtown, - - " 127

" " Groveland Ambuscade, ■ •' 131

Map of Tioga, ( now Athens), Pa., - " 580



INTRODUCTION,



State of New York, )

Office of Secretary of State. )-

Albany, March 10, 1887. )

The Legislature of this State, at its annual session in 1885, passed an
act, (Chapter 361, Laws of 1885,) devolving, certain duties jipon the
Secretary of State, to-wit :

" Section i. All the journals extant kept by, the officers and soldiers, of General Sul-
livan's army during the campaign of seveiiteen hundred and seventy-nine, against the Six
Nations, shall be collected and published under the direction and supervision of the Sec-
retary of State, embracing records of the battle of Newtown, as celebrated on the battle
ground, on the twenty-ninth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, including
the address of General William T. Sherman, made at the dedication of a monument
completed on the battle-field, to the memory of the heroic dead ; also the centen,nial cele-
bration held at Waterloo, New York, September third ; at Geneseo, September sixteenth,
and at Aurora, September twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine.

§ 2. The Secretary of State shall cause to be prepared and published a full and cor-
rect record of the proceedings of said centennial celebrations, including the official action
of the authorities under whose direction the same were conducted, with a record of the
military exercises and organizations of those who took part therein, and the historical
sketches and addresses prepared and delivered at the centennial celebrations, herein
named.

§ 3. Five thousand copies of the papers prepared and published as' aforesaid, shall be
printed, of which ten copies shall be furnished and distributed by the Secretary of State,
to each Senator and Member of Assembly of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-five ;
ten copies shall in like manner be furnished and distiributed to each Senator and Member
of Assembly of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-six, who was not a Member of the
Legislature of eighteen hundred and eighty-five, and ten copies shall also in like maimer,
be furnished and distributed to each Member of Assembly for eighteen huiidred and
eighty-seven who was not a Member of the Legislature of eighteen hundred and eighty-
five or eighteen hundred and eighty-six^ and the remainder of said copies'shall be dis-
tributed as follows : To the Secretary of State for distribution to the several incorpora'ed
historical societies and incorporated libraries of the State, to the persbhs who made



xii INTRODUCTION.

addresses at such centennial celebrations aforesaid, or to persons ofEcially connected there-
with, and to such other persons or institutions as he may deem proper, one thousand
copies, and the residue of said copies to be delivered by the Secretary of State to the
Regents of the University for exchanges, and for distribution to public libraries or socie-
ties outside of this State. » * » *
(As amended by Chapter 54, Laws of 1887.)

The appropriation made in the fourth section of said act of 1885 hav-
ing been found inoperative and defective, the Legislature at its annual
session in 1886 made an appropriation to carry said act into efEect
(Chapter 330, Laws of 1886, Page 527, Session Laws of 1886.)

The labor of collecting and preparing for publication the several jour-
nals and proceedings of the centennial celebrations required to be pub-
lished by the act of 1885, was one of such magnitude, that the Secretary
of State deemed it necessary to appoint a competent person to specially
prepare the compilation for publication.

Such a compiler was found in the person of George S. Conover, Esq.,
of Geneva, and its former chief magistrate, a gentleman who has devoted
much study to the early history of this State, and particularly that of
Central and Western New York and the Sullivan Campaign of 1779,
and who is a well known authority in Indian Archaeology, as also of the
history of the locality traversed by General Sullivan in his expedition
in 1779.

The plan and methods pursued in collecting and preparing the jour-
nals and the records of the centennial celebrations for publication, are
fully set forth in the following letter of Mr. Conover, submitting the
compilation :

Geneva, N. Y., December 6, i886.
Dear Sir ; —

The work of copying, compiling and preparing for publication "All the journals extant
kept by the officers and soldiers of General Sullivan's army during the campaign of 1779,"
together with "The record of proceedings of the centennial celebrations thereof," has
been one of much labor, but withal has been much lightened by the kind encouragement
received from all quarters. General John S. Clark of Auburn, N. Y., and Rev. David
Craft of Wyalusing, Pa., who had made copies of nearly all the journals of General Sul-
livan's Campaign extant, up to the time of the centennial celebrations, kindly placed all
their material at my disposal and freely gave such information as was of material assistance.
Similar courtesies were received from the New York Historical Society, the Massachu-
setts Historical Society, the Buffalo Historical Society, the Waterloo Library and Histori.
cal Society, Charles P. Greenough, Esq., and Thomas C. Amory, Esi^., Boston, Mass.,



INTRODUCnON. xiii

Sidney S. Rider, Esq., Providence, R. I., William C. Bryant, Esq., Buffalo, N. Y., Hon.
John B. Linn, Bellefonte, Pa., Geo. H. Harris, Esq., Rochester, N. Y., General
William S. Stryker, Adjutant General of New Jersey, Mrs. Martha J. Lamb, New
York city, Hon. Diedrich Willers, Jr., of Varick, N. Y., and others, due acknowledge-
ments for which have been made in the proper places.

Great pains have been taken to procure copies of all the journals of the officers and
soldiers of General Sullivan's army that are extant, and some new ones have been procured
that have not hitherto been published. In all cases, where possible, the text of the origi-
nal journal has been literally followed (in orthography, punctuation and use of capitals)
and much care has been taken to make the copies exact. The propriety of such a course
may possibly be questioned by some ; but to the antiquarian and the diligent student
of early history, any alteration of text, (written perhaps in some cases, by men of
limited education) might involve a serious change of meaning on some point, however
trifling it may appear at the time, and might be the means of changing the idea originally
intended to be conveyed, and thus the object of perpetuating a fact or circumstance as
narrated, would in a great measure be frustrated. While the promiscuous use of capital
letters and the lack of proper attention to punctuation (one prominent journal not being
punctuated at all) may tend in some instances to ambiguity or to mislead the casual reader,
yet it is often the case that some obscure point of history can only be elucidated by a ref-
erence to the original document, however imperfectly written or quaint it may have been.
The reader will not overlook the fact, that the keeping of a daily journal while an army
■ >s upon the march, must at best be surrounded with many difficulties.

In some cases, the original journals having been destroyed, it has been necessary to
follow the copy which has been published, and while in such cases the language may be
found to be more grammatical, it has undoubtedly been made so by the editor. Some of
the journals so published, are accompanied with foot notes by their editors, and as some
of these are now known to be erroneous, and others quite likely to mislead, they have all
been omitted. One exception, however, has been made. The journal of Lieutenant
John L. Hardenbergh, with small portions of some other journals, published in 1879,
by the Cayuga County Historical Society, has appended thereto copious foot notes by
General John S. Clark, and as these were the result of a two years' patient investigation,
and a personal and critical inspection and examination of all the points, by one thoroughly
competent for the task, it has been thought best to retain the same in full.

The addresses, poems, etc., delivered at the several centennials have, wherever practi-
cable, been submitted to the several authors for revision and correction, and the historical
addresses of Rev. David Craft have been by him thoroughly revised, consolidated, and
amplified, and every part carefully verified by the statements made in the journals.

The matter for the records of proceedings of centennial celebrations held in August
and September, 1879, and required to be published with the journals, has in each case
been furnished by responsible local committees, and the only regret is, that in the work of
compilation, much valuable information of a local character had to be omitted, to bring
the several accounts under a uniform plan, and to avoid detail which might not be inter-
esting to the general reader. Yours truly,

GEORGE S. CONOVER.

The Secretarjf of State, Albany, N. Y.



xiv INTRODUCTION.

In the preparation of this compilation as will be seen from the fore-
going letter and the "Table of Contents" — the general plan outlined
in the act of 1885, has been observed — -and the journals of General
Sullivan's Expedition to the number of twenty-six, have, with brief
biographical notes by the compiler, been given the first place. To these
have been added the official reports of General Sullivan and a complete
Roster of the officers of the expedition.

The journals, it will be seen, cover not only General Sullivan's Expe-
dition but also some account of Col. Van Schaick's Onondaga Campaign
in the spring of 1779, as also the official report of Col. D. ■ Brodhead's
Allegany Campaign in the summer of 1779, both of which campaigns
may be regarded as closely associated with General Sullivan's Expedition.
The second place in the compilation has been given to the records of
the centennial celebrations of 1879, at Newtown, (Elmira), "Waterloo, Gen-
eseo and Aurora, to which has been prefixed an historical address with
a very full narrative of the campaign by Eev. David Craft and with a
biographical sketch of General Sullivan.

The maps showing the entire line of march from Easton, Pa., to Liv-
ingston County in this State and return, accurately copied by General
John S. Clark from the- original maps made by the surveyor of the
expedition, and now remaining ou file with the New York Historical
Society, together with certain other maps and plans prepared with great
care by General Clark, and produced upon a reduced scale, will, it is
believed, add greatly to the interest of the reader of the journals of
the expedition, and serve as an explanation thereof.

The illustrations, include steel engravings of Major General John
Sullivan, the commander of the expedition. Brigadier General James
Clinton, the only brigade commander selected from the State of New
York, and Colonel Philip "Van Cortlandt and Colonel Peter Gansevoort,
the only regimental commanders of New York regiments in the expedi-
tion of whom portraits could be found, and acknowledgments are due
to the relatives of all the persons named, for requisite assistance in carry-
ing out this feature of the work.



INTRODUCTION. xv

The Secretary of State, desires to unite also with the compiler, in
returning thanks to the persons named in his letter and elsewhere in the
compilation, for kindly co-operation and assistance in the procurement of
material, and for assistance rendered in the preparation thereof for the
compilation.

In conclasion, the Secretary of State takes pleasure, in bearing testi-
mony to the care, industry and energy displayed by the compiler, Mr.
Geo. S. Conover, in the preparation of this work.

FEBDERICK COOK,

Secretary of State.



lotttnals 0f Mlxtm.



Expedition of Major General John Sullivan
against the Western Indians (N. Y.) 1779.



JOURNAL OF LIEUT. WILLIAM BARTON.



William Babton, Lieutenant in General Maxwell's New Jersey
Brigade. Journal published in the Proceedings of the New Jersey His-
torical Society, Vol II, 1846-7.



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