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pening for duty, he knew not how, by silent communion with nature. The movement in Virginia was directed against 1764, Jan. the prerogative. Vague rumors prevailed of new commercial and fiscal regulations, to be made by act of parliament; Letubvert their liberty. No remonstrance was prepared against the impending measures, of which the extent chap. IX.} 1764. Jan. was kept secret. Massachusetts, in January, 1764, with a view to effect the greatest possible reduction of the duty on fouption. His policy looked mainly to the improvement of the finances, and the alleviation of the burdens chap IX.} 1764. Jan. which pressed upon the country gentlemen of England. When Halifax urged the payment of the salaries of the crown officersbove the civil. When, therefore, he came to propose taxes on America, he was at variance with his col- chap. IX.} 1764. Jan. leagues, whose rashness he moderated, and whose plan of government he opposed, and with the whole body of colonial office
11: The twelfth parliament of Great Britain passes the American Stamp tax.—Grenville's administration continued. January—April, 1765. at the opening of the year 1765, the people of New chap. XI.} 1765. Jan. England were reading the histoJan. England were reading the history of the first sixty years of the Colony of Massachusetts, by Hutchinson. This work is so ably executed that as yet it remains without a rival; and his knowledge was so extensive, that, with the exception of a few concealments, it exhausts the subjand design in Providence for the illumination of the ignorant, and the emancipation of the slavish part chap. XI.} 1765. Jan. of mankind all over the earth. Ms. Diary of John Adams, communicated to me by the late John Quincy Adams. This visiht to relieve their fears by the profuse offer of bounties to the Americans, as offsets to the intended chap. XI.} 1765. Jan. taxation. If one bounty, said he to them, will not do, I will add two; if two will not do, I will add three. Grenville
at they themselves would go to the last extremity, and venture their lives and fortunes, effectually to chap. XX.} 1766. Jan. prevent the Stamp Act. On the following night the ship which arrived from London with ten more packages of stamps for Newld lead forth ten thousand. Massachusetts spoke through its House of Representatives, which convened in the middle of January. They called on impartial history to record the strong testimonies given by the people of the continent of chap. XX.} 1766. Jan. their loyalty, and the equal testimony which they had given of their love of liberty, by a glorious stand even against an act of parliament. They proudly called to mind, that the union of all the colonies was upon a motion made in their New-York and Boston would both be defenceless to a royal fleet; and they being possessed by the king's chap. XX.} 1766. Jan. forces, no other town or place could stand out. A forcible subjection is unavoidable, let it cost what it will. The force
parliament, Egmont, Conway, chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. Dowdeswell, Dartmouth, and Charles Yorke, met anot be able to attend on the chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. day that may be fixed by the house for the consegan in July, and now we are in the middle of January; lately they were only occurrences; they are owns. It was exercised over chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. the palatinate of Chester, and the bishopric of. The nation has run itself chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. into an immense debt to give it them; and now tclaimed in his fervor, while chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. floods of light poured from his eyes, and the cand allowed them representa- chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. tives. Why did the gentleman confine himself ted peace? Not to sheath the chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. sword in its scabbard, but to sheath it in the ore Ellis. The American Con- chap. XXI.} 1766 Jan. gress at New-York, they argued, was a federal uetween internal and external chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. taxation, as a novelty unfounded in truth, reas[13 more...]