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racy; and the nobility not only hated him Bollan to Hutchinson, 25 Sept. 1766. with vindictive arrogance, but retained strength to overwhelm him, whenever he should lose the favor of the Court. Yet the cause of liberty was advancing, though Oct. Chatham had gone astray. Philosophy spread the knowledge of the laws of nature. The Empress of Russia with her own hand minuted an edict for uni- Chap. XXVI.} 1766. Oct. versal tolerance. Can you tell me, writes Voltaire Voltaire to D'AlemOct. versal tolerance. Can you tell me, writes Voltaire Voltaire to D'Alembert, 15 Oct. 1766. exultingly to D'Alembert, what will come within thirty years of the revolution which is taking effect in the minds of men from Naples to Moscow? I, who am too old to hope to see any thing, commend to you the age which is forming. But though so far stricken in years, Voltaire shall himself witness and applaud the greatest step in this progress; shall see insurgent colonies become a Republic, and welcome before Paris and the Academy of France a runaway apprentice as its envoy
chusetts lulled themselves Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. into the belief that they were restored once motters, &c., 19. at Boston, Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. having celebrated the anniversary of the outbreg against the execution of Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. the Laws of Trade. But the chief reliance of tere the wilderness guarded Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. his cabin as inviolably as the cliff or the cedto a General Meeting. They Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. are judiciously to examine, such were the instrood of Deep River, the 20th Aug. 1768. In October, chosen men, about twelve in number, assembleion to inquire judiciously Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. implied an intention of setting up a jurisdictinds, and the next year ten Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. thousand more, to build a House for the Governoral Court resumed its session near the end of October; and received petitions from the sufferers bye Riots of 1765, [adopted in December, not in October]. Bradford Papers, 100, 101. that the grant w[2 more...]
are Bollan to Hutchinson, 11 August, 1767. are needed to ensure tranquillity. Never was a community more distressed or Oct. divided by fear and hope, than that of Boston. There the American Board of the Commissioners of the Customs was to be estxample. Rash words were spoken, Bernard to Shelburne, 21 Sept. 1767. rash counsels conceived. The Chap. XXX.} 1767. Oct. Commissioners, said the more hasty, must not be allowed to land.—Paxton must, like Oliver, be taken to Liberty Tree or ther country and their King, but against Heaven itself. Province called to province. A revolution must Chap. XXX.} 1767. Oct. inevitably ensue, said a great student of scripture prophecies, B. Gale of Killingworth to Ezra Stiles, 15 Oct. 1767. ieement, and, to extend the confederacy, ordered their resolves to be sent to all the towns in the Pro- Chap. XXX.} 1767. Oct. vince and also to the other Colonies. Hutchinson to [T. Pownall,] 10 Nov. 1767. Bernard to Shelburne, 30 Oct. 1767.
first of October, the order was to be execut- Oct. ed. The Governor on the occasion stole away int768. when they know death Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Oct. by the sword, or the halter will be the consequ the Province's paying the Chap. XXXVII} 1768. Oct. charge of his office. The condition was strict, 8 Nov. 1768. The clause Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Oct. wrote Gage, is by no means calculated for this that the die was thrown, Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Oct. that they must wait for the event; but the partd not asked him to do it; Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Oct. and continued saying He shall still be my pole tion. A reform was hence- Chap. XXXVII} 1768. Oct. forward advocated by Grenville. The number of army of England shall en- Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Oct. force it. W. S. Johnson to the Governor of Chn Milhet, the wealthiest Chap. XXXVII.} 1768. Oct. merchant of New Orleans, met with a friend in Beph Milhet, and the lawyer Chap. XXXVII} 1768. Oct. Doucet were conspicuous. Why, said they, shoul[4 more...]
Hillsborough's Administration of the Colo-Nies continued. October—December, 1768. Spain valued Louisiana as a screen for Mexico; Chap. XXXVIII.} 1768. Oct. and England, in her turn, held the valley of the Mississippi from jealousy of France, noand to hold the territory through the Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Oct. friendship of the savages. But this design was obstructed lsborough, 16 June, 1768. To Hillsbo- Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Oct. rough's great alarm, Hillsborough to Gage, 12 Oct. 1768,t without abdicating his own overrul- Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Oct. ing authority. Pittman's Present State of the European Sthe jurisdiction of Virginia and con- Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Oct. firmed to the savages by solemn treaties. This purpose wOct. 1768. The Cherokees ratified all Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Oct. their former grants of lands, and established as the westertheir creed; but he justified them by Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Oct. reporting the universal avowal of a most ardentdesire to as
officers, and mixed personal bitterness with the struggle for suspending the Chap XLII.} 1769. Oct. trade with England. Early in October a vessel, laden with goods shipped by English houses themOctober a vessel, laden with goods shipped by English houses themselves, arrived at Boston. The military officers had been speculating on what would be done, and Dalrymple stood ready Dalrymple to Gage, 1 October, 1769. to protect the factors. But his assistaenth of October, the town, summoned together by lawful authority, made their Chap. XLII.} 1769. Oct. Appeal to the World. They refuted and covered with ridicule the false and malicious aspersions o set right if Parliament, Hutchinson to Sir Francis Bernard, 19 Oct. 1769. Chap. XLII.} 1769. Oct. within the first week of its session, Hutchinson to Whately, 20 Oct. 1769; and see Whately to obliged to escape in disguise, only to abscond from the town. Terrified by Chap. XLII.} 1769. Oct. the commotions, the only two importers who had continued to stand out, capitulated. Dalrymple
Oeuvres de Turgot, II. 802. Hillsborough, too, was possessed with the fear, Oct. hat the idea of independence would indeed be realized, unless he could persuade after a protest, entered on an inquiry into the state of the CHAP. XLV.} 1770. Oct. Province with a view to a radical redress of its grievances. Bradford's Stateober, 1770; Hutchinson to Hillsborough, 8 October, 1770; Same to Same later in October, in Hutchinson's Mss. III. 22, 23, and printed in the Remembrancer for 1776, it Hutchinson to Sir Francis Bernard, of 4 August, 1770. After CHAP. XLV.} 1770. Oct. that should be decided, he proposed to starve the Colony into obedience by narrocy, who had taken part in the defence, afterwards denied the CHAP. XLV.} 1770. Oct. propriety of the verdict. The firmness of the judges in delivering opinions on tivity, was rendered with exemplary fidelity and disinterest CHAP. XLV.} 1770. Oct. edness, amidst embarrassment of all kinds. Hutchinson took care to negative all
f Tennessee.—Hillsborough's Administration of the Colonies continued. October, 1770—June, 1771. The Colonization of the West was one of the Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Oct. great objects ever promoted by Franklin. No one had more vividly discerned the capacity of the Mississippi valley not only to sustain Commonwealths, but to connecaborate Petition of Works. Benjamin Franklin to Congress, Passy, 20 Feb. 1780; not in his Virginia resisted the proposed limitation of her Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Oct. jurisdiction, as fatal to her interests; Washington to Botetourt, 15 April, 1770; Writings, II. 357. earnestly entreating an extension of her borders westward t as the little Kenawha; Washington's Diary, in Writings, II. 531. Washington, II. 531. and with each year were getting further and further Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Oct. down the river. When Washington in 1770, having established for the soldiers and officers who had established for the soldiers and officers who had served with hi
amuel Adams' Papers. Letter to Arthur Lee, 27 Sept. 1777, from the draft. Compare in Hutchinson's Papers, III. 236, letter of 30 Sept, 1771. Hutchinson's Papers, III. 242, 243 and 233, letters of 9 Oct. 1771. The tragedy of American freedom is Oct. nearly completed. A tyranny seems to be at the very door. They who lie under oppression deserve what they suffer; let them perish with their oppressors. Could millions be enslaved if all possessed the independent spirit of Brutus, who to his immortal honor, expelled the tyrant of Rome, and his royal Chap. XLVII.} 1771. Oct. and rebellious race? The liberties of our country are worth defending at all hazards. If we should suffer them to be wrested from us, millions yet unborn may be the miserable sharers in the event. Samuel Adams in the Boston Gazette, of 14 Oct. 1771. Every step has been taken but one; and the last appeal would require prudence, unanimity, and fortitude. America must herself, under God, finally work out her o
d the measure as rash or insufficient, joined with three or four others of the selectmen of Boston; and they rejected the prayer of the first petition for a town- Oct. meeting. The word of God, wrote the younger Quincy, has pointed the mode of relief from Moabitish op- Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Oct. pression; prayers and tears wiOct. pression; prayers and tears with the help of a dagger. The Lord of light has given us the fit message to send to a tyrant: a dagger of a cubit in his belly; and every worthy man who desires to be anEhud, the deliverer of his country, will strive to be the messenger. This great people may seek a redress of their grievances, with the spear and the lance, at the people in every town must instruct their representatives to send a remonstrance to the King of Great Britain, and assure him (unless their Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Oct. Liberties are immediately restored whole and entire), they will form an independent Commonwealth, after the example of the Dutch Provinces; and offer a free trade
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