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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 520 520 Browse Search
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 182 182 Browse Search
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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 64 64 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 36 36 Browse Search
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ary. On the re-assembling of the Legislature, Hawley's Dec. Bill prevailed by large majorities; yet it was also voted tation to the Sufferers, by the Riots of 1765, [adopted in December, not in October]. Bradford Papers, 100, 101. that the granother, 10 Nov. 1767. dismissed him ar- Chap XXVII.} 1766. Dec. bitrarily from practising in the Superior Court. The patfted with a sagacity which divined the Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Dec. evil designs, now so near their execution. He instructed Dhad already met patriots of South Caro- Chap. XXVII} 1766. Dec. lina under the Live Oak, which was named their Tree of Libe Parliament, when they had really made Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Dec. provision for quartering two battalions and one company of n the floor of the House, the authority Chap XXVII.} 1766. Dec. of the laws shall not be trampled upon. I think it the higits territorial revenue; and as Towns- Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Dec. hend crossed his plans and leaned to the East India Company
mmend? asked the King, through Grafton; and no other could be named. This was a new humiliation. Chatham saw his adversary exposed defenceless to his will; and the shaft which his aged and enfeebled hand tremulously hurled at him, fell harmless at his own feet. He could endure no more. We cannot remain in office together; said he of Townshend, and he asked the Duke of Grafton himself to call the next Council at his own house. Chatham to Grafton, Wednesday, 11 March 1767, in Grafton's Autobiography. The accumulation of grief destroyed what little of health remained to him; he withdrew from business and became invisible even to Camden and to Grafton. Here, in fact, Chatham's Administration was at an end. Grafton's own statement in his Autobiography. Transmitting to his substitute every question of domestic, foreign and colonial policy unsettled, the British Agamemnon retired to his tent, leaving the subordinate chiefs to quarrel for the direction. Chap. XXIX.} 1766. Dec.
ufferers by the Stamp Act; and New Jersey, which had evaded the Billeting Act, but Chap. XXIX.} 1767. May. had yet furnished the King's troops with every essential thing to their perfect satisfaction. Against these Colonies it was not necessary to institute severe proceedings. But New-York, in the month of June last, beside appointing its own commissary, had limited its supplies to two regiments, and to those articles only which were provided in the rest of the King's dominions; and in December had refused to do more. Here was such clear evidence of a direct denial of the authority of Parliament, and such overt acts of disobedience to one of its laws, that an immediate interposition was most strongly called for, as well to secure the just dependence of the Province, as to maintain the majesty and authority of Government. It became Parliament, not to engage in controversy with its Colonies, but to assert its sovereignty, without uniting them in a common cause. For this end he
he proceeded to construct a Ministry that would be disunited and docile. On the fifth of December, Bedford, now almost Dec. blind and near his end, just before the removal of cataracts from his eyes, told Grenville, that his age, his infirmities smen and friends; said those whom he deserted. Durand to Choiseul, 8 Jan. 1768. Grenville could not Chap. XXXI} 1767. Dec. conceal his despair. Durand to Choiseul, 18 Dec. 1767. To his junction with Bedford, he had sacrificed the favor of theland, till he could get the Pay-Office. All five were friends of the Duke of Bedford, and united re- Chap. XXXI.} 1767. Dec. specting America in one opinion, which it was pretended Grafton also had accepted. Israel Mauduit to Hutchinson, 15 Decisans of the new Ministers professed to think it desirable that the Colonies should forget themselves Chap. XXXI.} 1767. Dec. still further. Five or six frigates, they clamored, acting at sea and three regiments on land, will soon bring them to re
nklin's Writings, VII. 357. The Agents had repeatedly but separately waited Dec. on Lord Hillsborough. On the sixth of December, he met them in a body, to commu Parliament, or until the Colonies shall have dropped the Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Dec. point of right. Nor can the conduct of the people of Boston pass without a sevee them with a military force. I never wish for dominion, Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Dec. unless accompanied by the affection of the people governed; said Lord John Caven As its schools were for all its children, so the great Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Dec. body of its male inhabitants of twenty-one years of age, when assembled in a Hale currency to its conclusions on the natural right of man Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Dec. to self-government. Its citizens were inquisitive; seeking to know the causesprayers, being from no book, were colored with the hue of Chap. XXXVIII} 1768. Dec. the times; the merchants, cramped in their enterprise by legal restrictions; the
the Colonies continued. December, 1768—February, 1769. the opinion of Parliament was hardly pro- Chap. XXXIX.} 1768. Dec. nounced, when Du Chatelet again pressed America on the attention of Choiseul. Without exaggerating the projects or the unily developed. This new order of things, this event which will necessarily have the greatest influ- Chap. XXXIX.} 1768. Dec. ence on the whole political system of Europe, will probably be brought about within a very few years. Du Chatelet to Choisng men. I will, therefore, for the present only propose several Resolutions which may show the sense Chap. XXXIX.} 1768. Dec. of the Legislature. If this is not sufficient, the hand of power must be lifted up, and the whole force of this country eod, Hood to Stephens, 12 Dec. 1768. In Letters to the Ministry, 113. who had the chief command of Chap. XXXIX.} 1768. Dec. the ships in the harbor. But Samuel Adams, whom it was especially desired to take off for treason, unawed by the menaces
LII.} 1769. Nov. The confident promise confirmed the loyalty of Dec. the House, though by way of caution they adopted and put upon their Virginia. Colden to Hillsborough, 4 Dec. 1769, and 16 Dec. 1769. Dec. The cardinal policy of New-York was the security and development of A general tendency to conciliation prevailed. Chap XLII.} 1769. Dec. Since the merchants of Philadelphia chose to confine their agreementbound Carolina to England, the people were high- Chap. XLII.} 1769. Dec. spirited; and notwithstanding the great inconvenience to their tradeiddle Ages was to make way for authority resting Chap. XLII.} 1769. Dec. on centralized power, or for government resting on the consent of thhe cause of the people was every where the same, South Carolina in December remitted to London ten thousand five hundred pounds currency, to ts. The Press, too, came forward with unwonted Chap. XLII.} 1769. Dec. boldness, as the interpreter of public opinion and a legitimate powe
of 9th October, 1770. The Assembly which convened in December, at Newbern, was chosen under a state of alarm and vague Dec. apprehension. Tryon had secured Fanning a seat, by chartering the town of Hillsborough as a borough, but the county ot possessed a good reputation and a con- Chap XLVI.} 1770. Dec. siderable estate, and was charged with no illegal act whateethod by which the wrath of Fanning was Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Dec. to be appeased. In the wish to establish order, full licen the legislature into a spirited resist- Chap XLVI.} 1770. Dec. ance. Its members remained steadfast in their purpose to crging union, directing attention to the Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Dec. necessity, of finding some more efficacious method of redred the united Kings of France and Spain, Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Dec. gave hope of happy effects. Compare A. Eliot to T. Holliul. Lord North gained honor by allowing Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Dec. Weymouth to retire, and standing firmly for peace; but it w
ams's Papers, II. 338; also II. 297. Life of Arthur Lee, II. 186. S. Adams to Henry Marchant, 7 January, 1772. Nowise disheartened, Hutchinson waited eagerly Dec. and confidently to hear how the extravagance of the Assembly in their last session would be resented by the King; now striving to set Hancock more and more against Adams; now seeking to lull the people Chap. XLVII.} 1771. Dec. into security; now boasting of his band of writers on the side of Government, Church, a professed patriot, being of the number; now triumphing at the spectacle of Otis, who was carried into the country, bound hand and foot as a maniac; now speculating on the sale ofe House voted the interference a breach of their privileges. Sir James Wright to Hillsborough, 28 February, 1771. Hillsborough had censur- Chap. XLVII.} 1771. Dec. ed their unwarrantable and inconsistent arrogance. 2 Hillsborough to Sir James Wright, 4 May, 1771. He now directed the Governor to put his negative upon any pe
England was growing weary of the fruitless strife. Dec. Lord North wished it at an end; and Dartmouth, insteem. Had the conspiracy which was thus laid bare, Dec. aimed at the life of a Minister or the King, any hon might be attended with, call- Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Dec. ing for troops to protect and secure the enjoyment o The people of Cambridge, in a full meeting, were Dec. much concerned to maintain and secure their own invathe twenty-eighth of December, Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Dec. towns were in session from the Banks of the Kennebecbetween the mother country and Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Dec. the Colonies. Votes and Resolves of Pembroke, 28 C. C., 50; Original papers, 441. In the course of December, the Earl of Chatham was reading several New Englatheir lives, without which the Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Dec. remainder was scarcely worth preserving. Proceedint out, were encouraged by the Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Dec. people's thorough understanding of their civil and r
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