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knowledgment of their vote of gratitude. Townshend saw his opportunity, and no longer Jan. concealed his intention. Knowing the King's dislike Chap. XXVII.} 1767. Jan. of Shelburne, he took advantage of his own greater age, his authority as the ablest orator in the House of Commons, his long acquaintance with American affai. Beckford to Chatham, 27 Jan. 1767. Administration, replied Townshend, has applied its attention to give relief to great Britain from bear- Chap. XXVII.} 1767. Jan. ing the whole expense of securing, defending, and protecting America and the West India Islands; I shall bring into the House some propositions that I hope md in America. Letter cited in Wirt's Patrick Henry, 96. This last clause is not in W. S. Johnson's report. Then laying his hand on the table in Chap. XXVII.} 1767. Jan. front of him, he declared to the House, England is undone, if this taxation of America is given up. George Grenville, in Cavendish Debates, II. 35. Gr
Townshend braved his colleagues Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Jan. the Legislature of Massachusetts convenedited in a Minute relative to Massachusetts Bay, 1767. yet Bernard, as the accomplice of Hutchinson, sing jealousy every measure that Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. could imply their consent to British taxahow to drive the English from the Chap Xxviii} 1767. Feb. Falkland Islands, and called on France toother country being thus derived Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. from an income which had chiefly been squlonies shared in the licentious- Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. ness of opinion, which he thought was infew-York, at the instigation of a Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. person much connected Shelburne to Chao lessen the expense, and charge Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. upon the Colonies the whole of what shoul; and that its authority must be Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. maintained. Garth to the Committee of one hundred and eighty-eight for Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. the Ministry. But not one of those who p[3 more...]
of Infantry, from Alsace, able to Chap. XXIX.} 1767. April. converse with Americans of German pareed in the Minute relative to Massachusetts Bay, 1767. Bernard wished to control the election of rginia led the opposition. Towns Chap. XXIX.} 1767. April. at the North, especially Worcester, ind here. An American army and con- Chap XXIX.} 1767. May. sequently an American revenue, are essent have shed tears of spite, if he Chap. XXIX.} 1767. May. could not have croaked out a presage of nding to wish a more lenient mea- Chap. XXIX.} 1767. May. sure, yet joining with Grenville who spoKing, complained of Shelburne and Chap. XXIX.} 1767. June. intimated, that he could not be allowedheir tea would now come to them at Chap. XXIX} 1767. July. a less price than to the consumers in Enor display. To mark the boundary Chap. XXIX.} 1767. July. which in October, 1765, had been agreed superior stability and duration to the English language. David Hume to Gibbon, 1767, in Burton. [18 more...]
rchy in the Ministry was agreeable Chap. XXX.} 1767. July. to the King, for it enabled him to goverurveyed calmly the condition of the Chap XXX.} 1767. July. chequered factions, which had been so fr 18 June, 1767. for the use of the Chap. XXX.} 1767. July. army, without specifications. This, by udience; now that he had failed, he Chap XXX.} 1767. July. was received to make confession, that thhe Treasury with less dissatisfac- Chap. XXX.} 1767. Aug. tion. He retained the confident expectate de Choiseul. Your prayer will be Chap. XXX.} 1767. Aug. heard, answered Durand, then in London asland in extent, and perhaps becom- Chap. XXX.} 1767. Aug. ing more populous, having fisheries, foreh boldness; but at heart he was as Chap. XXX.} 1767. Sept. timid as he was versatile. He had cleardemands, that he seemed even disin- Chap XXX.} 1767. Sept. terested. His judgment was clear and hian rights. He was an enthusiast in Chap XXX.} 1767. Nov. his love for England, and accepted the un[10 more...]
7—February, 1768. on the twenty-fourth of November, the Twelfth Chap. XXXI.} 1767. Nov. Parliament came together for the last time, previous to its dissolution. und, he added, unless that mad man, Lord Chatham, should come and Chap. XXXI.} 1767. Nov. throw a fire-ball in the midst of them. But Chatham's long illness Come 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 ce. 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 a 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 thrhe papers known to have been written, or speeches uttered by Otis from midsummer 1767 to his retirement, will have no doubt left on his mind. The gradual increase of
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, not to colonize it. To the great joy of Spain, D'Ossun, French Ambassador at Madrid, to Choiseul, 6 Dec. 1768. and in conformity to a policy, Compare the elaborate Narrative of Lord Barrington, Secretary of War, of May, 1766. against which the advice Shelburne to Gage, 14 Nov, 1767. of Shelburne could not prevail, every idea of settling the country was opposed; and every post between Mobile and Fort Chartres was abandoned; John Finley, a backwoodsman of North Carolina, who this year passed through Kentucky, James T. Morehead's Address, &c. &c. 15, 16. found not one white man's cabin in all the enchanting wilderness. Gage would have even given up Fort Chartres, and as a consequence the intermediate Pittsburg. Gage to Hillsborough, 16 June, 1768. It was Hillsbo
of the West. Carver's Travels, 76. and flowed into the Pacific; and he now returned to claim reward for his discoveries, to celebrate the richness of the copper mines of the Northwest; to recommend English settlements on the western extremity of the continent; and to propose opening, by aid of Lakes and Rivers, a passage across the continent, as the best route for communicating with China and the East Indies. Carver's Travels through the interior parts of North America, in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768. Introduction, v. VI. Illinois invited emigrants more than ever; for its aboriginal inhabitants were fast disappearing from the earth. In April, 1769, Pontiac, so long the dreaded enemy of the English, had been assassinated by an Illinois J. Campbell to Lieut. Governor Brown, 30 July, 1769. Indian without provocation and in time of peace; Gage to Sir William Johnson, 20 August, 1769. Gage to Hillsborough, 12 August, 1769. the Indians of the Northwest sent round belts to
the last reign, you had the continent of Ame: rica in one compact country. Not quite ten years have passed over, and you have lost those Provinces by domestic mismanagement. All America, the fruit of so many years' settlement, nurtured by this country at the price of so much blood and treasure—is lost to the Crown of Great Britain in the reign of George the Third. Lord North, in his reply, declared himself the only man of the Ministry, who was decidedly for the repeal of the Revenue Act of 1767; defended the partial repeal, because he wished to see the American associations defeat themselves; questioned the veracity of Wedderburn; and treated the ill-cemented coalition, as having no plan beyond the removal of the present Ministers. God forgive the noble Lord for the idea of there being a plan to remove him, retorted Wedderburn; I know no man of honor and respectability, who would undertake to Chap XLIV.} 1770. May. do the duties of the situation. The Opposition was plainly fa