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Sir Harry's Invitation
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Judith Sargent Murray,
On the Equality of the Sexes
After winning the Battle of Elmira, U.S. troops destroy nearly forty Native American villages in retaliation for tribal collaboration with the British.
George Rogers Clark recaptures Vincennes.
Spain declares war on Britain.