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; and a tall mast was raised to George the Third, William Pitt, and Liberty. At night enormous bonfires blazed; and all was as loyal and happy, as though freedom had been brought back with ample pledges for her stay. The Assembly came together in the best spirit. They passed over the claims of Colden, Lieut. Gov. Colden to General Amherst, 24 June, 1766. who was held to have been the cause of his own griefs; but resolved by a majority of one to indemnify James. Colden to Conway, June, 1766. They also voted to raise on the Bowling Green an equestrian statue of George the Third, and a statue of William Pitt, twice the Preserver of his Country. But the clause of the Mutiny or Billeting Act, directing colonial legislatures to make specific contributions towards the support of the army, placed New-York, where the Headquarters were established, in the dilemma of submitting immediately and unconditionally to the authority of Parliament, or taking the lead in a new career of resist