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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 422 422 Browse Search
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was said, could be made to admit vessels of the heaviest burden, shelter at least forty ships of the line, and hold in check all the commerce of Vera Cruz. Durand to Choiseul, 23 Aug. 1766. The rival statesmen, with eyes fixed on America, Sept. were, all the while, competing for European alliances. No sooner had Chatham entered on the ministry, than he rushed with headlong confidence into the plan of a great Northern League to balance the power of the Bourbons; and hastily invited Fredishing such relations with every power of Europe, that, in the event of new hostilities respecting America, France would have Spain for its partner, and no enemy but England. Chatham grew sick at heart, as well as decrepit. Chap. XXVI.} 1766. Sept. To be happy he needed the consciousness of standing well with his fellow-men. But he whose voice had been a clarion to the Protestant world no longer enjoyed popularity at home, or influence abroad, or the trusting affection of the Colonies. Ch
ty; and avenge themselves on England by importing no more British goods. At the beginning of this excitement, Charles Sept. Townshend was seized with fever, and after a short illness, during which he met danger with the unconcerned levity that hersary; no one trusted him as an associate. He sometimes spoke with boldness; but at heart he was as Chap. XXX.} 1767. Sept. timid as he was versatile. He had clear conceptions, depth of understanding, great knowledge of every branch of administDurand to Choiseul, 16 Sept. 1767. Following his own sure instinct, he directed that the vacant place Chap. XXX.} 1767. Sept. should be offered to Lord North. Receiving the summons, North hastened to London, declined the office from fear of his iterprising; of such moderation in his ambition, his wishes and his demands, that he seemed even disin- Chap XXX.} 1767. Sept. terested. His judgment was clear and his perceptions quick; but his power of will was feeble; a weakness which only ende
To the ambassador of Spain, he expressed the Sept. opinion that the affair of the Colonies was th answered, Indeed, my dear Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. Lord, I do not know. The Parliament cannot reolent and arbitrary; often Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. distraining even quadruple the value of the taical power. Never yet had Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. the tribunal of justice been so mocked. Goa. and while he advised the Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. people to petition the Provincial Legislature,n to the General Assembly, Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. to secure them a fair hearing, and redress whee; and how could an unlet- Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. tered farmer contend against so many? In his ly against the Regulators, Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. and demanded of them unconditional and immedia1768. were actually in arms; and yet when in September, the causes came on for trial in the presencfor their representatives; Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. and when the time came, so general was the dis[1 more...]
Administration of the Colonies con-tinued. September—1768. The approach of military rule convinced Samuel Chap. XXXVI.} 1768. Sept. Adams of the necessity of American Independence. From this o the expected arrival of Chap. XXXVI.} 1768. Sept. troops. Union was the heart's desire of Bosunanimously voted that it Chap. XXXVI.} 1768. Sept. be accepted and recorded. The record remains bitants should provide him- Chap XXXVI} 1768. Sept. self with fire-arms and ammunition; and this vtiments in the style of a Chap. XXXVI.} 1768. Sept. ruling and sovereign nation, who acknowledge nty's dominions in America Chap. XXXVI.} 1768. Sept. otherwise than was limited and allowed by the appointed day, Thursday, the twentysecond of September, the anniversary of the King's coronation, ahoiseul, 28 October, 1768. Chap. XXXVI} 1768. Sept. and their number increased, till ninety-six toto the King's Government. Chap. XXXVI.} 1768. Sept. Nine tenths of the people considered the decla[7 more...]
Chapter 37: The Celtic-American Republic on the banks of the Mississippi. September—October, 1768. on Wednesday the twenty-eighth of September, Chap. XXXVII} 1768. Sept. just after the Sept. just after the Convention broke up, the squadron from Halifax arrived, and anchored at noon in Nantasket Bay. It brought not two regiments only, but artillery also, which Bernard, by a verbal message, had speciallCommodore Hood, 5 Oct. 1768. off Castle William, in the hope to intimidate Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Sept. the Council; but without success. At that moment Montresor, the engineer, arrived express from e year, the Spanish restrictive Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Oct. system was applied to Louisiana; in September, an ordinance compelled French vessels having special permits to accept the paper currency in till the alarm had destroyed all commerce. Unable to take possession of his office, Ulloa in September retired from New Orleans, to reside at the Balise. Gage to Shelburne, 17 January, 1767. Co
ome. J. Adams's Works, II. 219. Massachusetts was sustained by South Carolina, whose Assembly, imperfectly imitated by New Jersey, Gov. Wm. Franklin to Hillsborough, 27 September, 1769. Hillsborough to Gov. Franklin, December, 1769. Colden to Lord Hillsborough, 4 October, 1769. Hillsborough to Gage, 9 Dec. 1769. refused compliance with the Billeting Act, Lieut. Gov. Bull to Gen. Gage, 24 August, 1769. and whose people enforced the agreement of not import- Chap. XLII.} 1769. Sept. ing, by publishing the names of the few enemies to America, who kept aloof from the Association. Bull to Sec. of State, 25 Sept. 1769, and Hillsborough to Bull, 30 Nov. 1769. In Europe, France studied with care the news from the Colonies, and was convinced of their intrepidity Choiseul to Du Chatelet, Versailles, 8 Sept. 1769. and their animated and persevering zeal; Choiseul, 15 Sept. 1769. while the British Ministry gave no steady attention to American affairs; Hugh Hammers
e a colonial Assembly, and Monarchy itself was losing all its halo. The session had passed without the transaction of Sept. any business, when, near the evening of Saturday, the eighth day of September, Hutchinson received the order which had beuncil, and which marks the beginning of a system of measures having for their object the prevention of CHAP XLV.} 1770. Sept. American Independence. The harbor of Boston was made the rendezvous of all ships, stationed in North America, and the foed a wanton provocation. Does not the Charter, they demanded of him, place the command of the Castle CHAP. XLV.} 1770. Sept. in the Governor? After a secret discussion which lasted for two hours, till Dalrymple had had time to take possession, htion of the British Colonies from their metropolis, which will soon be followed by that of all America CHAP XLV.} 1770. Sept. from Europe. Then, and not till then, will the discovery of that part of the world become for us truly useful. Then it
the soil. of the land could not obtain freeholds. Every art was employed to increase the expenses of suits at law; and as some of the people in their wretchedness wreaked their vengeance in acts of folly and madness, they were artfully misrepresented as enemies to the Constitution; and the oppressor treacherously acquired the protection which was due to the oppressed. In March, 1770, one of the associate justices reported that they could not enforce the payment of taxes. At the Court in September the Regulators appeared in numbers. We are come down, they said, with the design to have justice done; they would have business proceed, but with no attorney except the King's; and finding that it had been resolved not to try their causes, Judge Henderson to Tryon, 29 Sept. 1770. some of them pursued Fanning and another lawyer, beat them with cowskin whips, and laid waste Fanning's house. Deposition of Ralph McNair, of 9th October, 1770. The Assembly which convened in December,
outhern Governors felt no alarm. Eden from Maryland congratulated Hillsborough, on the return of confidence and harmony. Robert Eden to Hillsborough, 4 August, 1771. The people, thus Johnson, the Agent of Connecticut wrote after his return home, appear to be weary of their altercations with the Mother Country; a little discreet conduct on both sides, would perfectly reestablish that warm affection and respect towards Great Britain, for which this country was once so Chap. XLVII.} 1771. Sept. Remarkable. W. S. Johnson to Alexander Wedderburn, 25 Oct. 1771. Hutchinson, too, reported a disposition in all the Colonies to let the controversy with the kingdom subside. Hutchinson to Gov Pownall, 14 October, 1771. The King sent word to tempt Hancock by marks of favor. Hancock and most of the party, said the Governor, are quiet; and all of them, except Adams, abate of their virulence. Adams would push the Continent into a rebellion to-morrow, if it was in his power. Hutchi
bestowed on her; and, in the country of Montesquieu and Turgot, an abandoned female who pleased the lewd fancies of an intemperate old man, became the symbol and the support of absolute monarchy. The king of England likewise had no higher ob- Sept. ject than to confirm his authority. The ministers ot Prussia, Austria, and Russia, were signing at St. Petersburg the treaty for the first partition of Poland; he neither questioned its justice nor inquired into its motives. Towards European af and one province after another be wrested from the Porte, that Louis the Fifteenth might repose in voluptuous indulgence, and George the Third obtain leisure to reduce America. There, in New England, the marriage vow was Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Sept. austerely sacred; no corrupt court tainted innocence; no licentious aristocracy disputed for superiority in excesses. There industry created wealth and divided it between all the children; and none professed that the human race lives for the few
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