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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 51 51 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 33 33 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 10 10 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 4 4 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 3 3 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 3 3 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 7, April, 1908 - January, 1909 2 2 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. 2 2 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 2 2 Browse Search
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he men-of-war that were just returning. But North Carolina remained as before; its burgesses, obeying the popular judgment, refused to make provision for 1711 to 1712. defending any part of their country, unless they could introduce into the government the persons most obnoxious for the late rebellion; and therefore the assembly was promptly dissolved. There was little 1712. Feb. hope of harmony between the proprietaries and the people of North Carolina. But here, as elsewhere in America, this turbulence, of freedom did not check the increase of population. Notwithstanding the contradictory accounts, the province, from its first permanent settlemenrant from the crown, but from the free choice and election of the people, who ought not, nor justly can, be divested of their property without their consent. In 1712, the same spirit was manifested. Hunter 1712 cannot effectually obey the lords of trade. They instruct him as to what the legislature shall do, and the legislat
oceed. Had we arrived safe at Quebec, wrote the admiral, ten or twelve thousand men must have been left to perish of cold Chap. XXI.} and hunger: by the loss of a part, Providence saved all the rest! and he expected public honors for his suc- 1712. cessful retreat, which to him seemed as glorious as a victory. Walker, 28. Such was the issue of hostilities in the north-east. The failure of the attack on Quebec left Nicholson n option but to retreat, and Montreal also was unmolested. Detroit, though not till the next year, almost 1712. fell before the valor of a party of the Ottagamies, or Foxes—a nation passionate and untamable, springing up into new life from every defeat, and, though reduced in the number of their warriors, yet present every where by their ferocious enterprise and savage Charlevoix, II. 365-372. daring. Resolving to burn Detroit, they pitched their Cass. Lanman's Michigan. lodgings near the fort, which Du Buisson, with but twenty Frenchmen, defended.
isiana extended to the head-spring of the Alleghany, and included the Laurel Ridge, the Great Meadows, and every brook that flowed to the Ohio, was, on the eve of the treaty of Utrecht, expressly asserted in the royal grant of the commerce of the 1712 Sept. province. Weary of fruitless efforts, Louis XIV. had assigned the exclusive trade of the unbounded territory to Anthony Crozat, a French merchant, who had Joutel's editor, 380. prospered in opulence to the astonishment of all the editor, day of payment, were made a lawful tender. The borrower, who received them, paid annual interest on his debt to the state; and this interest constituted a public revenue, obtained, it was boasted, without taxation. The system spread rapidly. In 1712, South Carolina issued, in this manner, a bank of fortyeight thousand pounds. Massachusetts, which for twenty years had used bills of credit for public purposes, in 1714, authorized an emission of fifty thousand pounds in bills, to be put into the
Berkeley, III. 247 troduction of slaves from abroad; and, in 1701, the town of Boston instructed its representatives to put a period to negroes' being slaves. In 1712, to a general petition for the emancipation of negro slaves by law, the legislature of Pennsylvania answered that it was neither just nor convenient to set them atExistence, and of relations between that Existence and humanity, be rightfully held in Berkeley's Works, III. 247. Bacon's Laws of Maryland. Laws o S. Carolina, 1712. Dalcho. 94, &c. bondage? From New England to Carolina, the notion prevailed, that being baptized is inconsistent with a state of slavery; and this early apprehension proved a main obstacle to the culture and conversion of these poor people. The sentiment was so deep and so general, that South Carolina in 1712, Maryland in 1715, Virginia repeatedly from 1667 to Hen. II. 260; III. 448, &c. 1748, gave a negative to it by special enactments. The lawyers, also, declared the fear groundless