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HISTORY OF ENGLAND,
THE DEATH OF GEORGE II.
Designed as a continuation of Mr. Hume's history.)
IN FOUR VOLUMES.
BY T. SMOLLETT, M. D.
A NEW EDITION;
WITH THE AUTHOR'S LAST CORRECTIONS AND
PUBLISHED BY LEVIS & WEAVER, NO. 193, MARKET STREET.
contributions in Saxony, and the Dominions of the Duke
the French aty betweeti. Decree.
reduces Hoya and Minden. ♡ XXVI. Prince Ferdinand defeats the French at Creveldt, and takes Dusseldorp.. XXVII. Prince of Ysembourg defeated by the Duke. de Broglio. XXVIII. General 'Imhoff defeats M. de Chevert. ♡ XXIX. General Oberg defeated by the French at Landwernhagen. ♡ XXX. Death of the Duke of Marlborough. ♡ XXXI. Operations of the King of Prussia, at the beginning of the campaign. ♡ XXXII. He enters Moravia, and invests Olmutz. ♡ XXXIII. He is obliged to raise the siege, and retires into Bohemia, where he takes Koningsgratz. ♡ XXXIV. Progress of the Russians. ♡ XXXV. King of Prussia defeats the Russians at Zorndorf. ♡ XXXVI. And is defeated by the Austrians at Hochkirchen. XXXVII. He retires to Silesia. ♡ XXXVIII. Suburbs of Dresden burnt by the Prussian governor. ♡ XXXIX. King of Prussia raises the siege of Neiss, and relieves Dresden. 0 XL. Inhabitants of Saxony grievously oppressed. ♡ XLI. Progress of the Swedes in Pomerania. V XLII. Prince Charles of Saxony elected Duke of Courlund.
XLIII. King of England's memorial to the Diet of the Empire. S XLIV. Death of Pope Benedict. ♡ XLV. King of Portugal assassinated, V XLVI. Proceedings of the French ministry. ♡ XLVII. Conduct of the King of Denmark. XLVIII. Answers to the charges brought by the Dutch against the English cruisers.
XLIX. Conferences between the British Ambussador and the States General. Ś L. Further Proceedings.
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8 I. THE whole strength of Great Britain, during this campaign, was not exhausted in petty descents upon the coast of France. The continent of America was the great theatre on which her chief vigour was displayed; nor did she fail to exert herself in successful efforts against the French settlements on the coast of Africa. The whole gum trade, from cape Blanco to the river Gambia, an extent of five hundred miles, had been engrossed by the French, who built fort Lewis within the mouth of the Senegal, extending their factories near three hundred leagues up that river, and on the same coast had fortified the island of Gosee, in which they maintained a considerable garrison.