of the British armies. In America, Shirley, the governor of Massachusetts, was again preparing to at-tack the French from several points at once, but, before he could carry out his plans, Lord Loudon, a most undecided man, was made commander-in-chief.
Meanwhile, the 1\Iar-Montcaim. quis de Montcalm had arrived at Quebec to take command of the French regular soldiers. Strangely enough, the