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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 104 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 75 5 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 24 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 12 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 2 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 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. 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
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e guardian. He addressed letters, it used to be confidently said, to the island of New England, James Otis on the Rights of the Colonies. Ms. Letter of J. Q. Adams. and could not tell but that Jamaica was in the Mediterranean. Walpole's Memoires of the last ten years of the reign of George II. Heaps of colonial memorials and letters remained unread in his office; and a paper was almost sure of neglect, unless some agent remained with him to see it opened. Memoires, &c., i. 343. Gov. Clinton, of New-York, to the Earl of Lincoln, April, 1748. His frivolous nature could never glow with affection, or grasp a great idea, or analyse complex relations. After long research, I cannot find that he ever once attended seriously to an American question, or had a clear conception of one American measure. The power of the House of Commons in Great Britain, rested on its exclusive right to grant annually the supplies necessary for carrying on the government; thus securing the ever-recur
en to the Duke of Newcastle, 21 March, 1748. Clinton to Colden, 25 April, 1748. of the people of Ncolonies, can well discharge this expense. Clinton to Newcastle, from the draught. The party for liberating their captive warriors. When Clinton and Shirley claimed the delivery of the Iroquican provinces. From past experiments, added Clinton and Shirley jointly, as they forwarded the os placed their reliance. Under his advice, Clinton to Bedford, 17 Oct. 1749. That Clinton actedt of chap. II.} 1748. Oct. Great Britain. Clinton to Shirley, 5 August, 1748; Shirley to Clintoe, 20 October, and same to same, 30 October. Clinton to Bedford, 22 November. To the Assembly August, 1748; Shirley to Clinton, 13 August; Clinton to Bedford, 15 August; same to same, 20 Octobo the office, but, by name, to the person Clinton to Bedford from the Draught. in the office; e king's authority and myself to contempt. Clinton to Bedford, 20 October, 1748. Thus issue [17 more...]
for interest with the ministry. Letter of Gov. Clinton of 9 Feb., 1749. who instructed them how bek Lord Halifax in a bumper, were the words of Clinton, as he read his letters from England; though on, Bedford to Clinton, 1 November, 1749. Clinton to Colden, 5 Feb., 1749-50. that the affairs , in time of peace, and regulated. Compare Clinton to Bedford, 17 Oct., 1749. Same to Lords of er the sanction of that precedent, Clinton Clinton to Bedford, 19 March, 1750. urged, in March, ng. This province, he repeated, in April, Clinton to Lords of Trade, 3 April, 175, and same to er concert with the governor of Pennsylvania, Clinton, in September, 1750, appealed to the Assemblyng obedience to one council and one voice. Clinton to Governor of Pennsylvania, 8 October, 1750.tters of Glen, Governor of South Carolina, to Clinton, and of Clinton to Glen, July–December, 1750,Clinton to Glen, July–December, 1750, in the New York London Documents, XXX. Doubting whether union could be effected without an immedia[4 more...]<
York could but remonstrate with the governor of Canada. Clinton to La Jonquiere, 12 June, 1751. The deputies of the Sieave the wilderness to France. When the congress, which Clinton had invited to meet the Iroquois, assembled at Albany, Souolina came also, Drayton's South Carolina, 94 and 239. Clinton to Bedford, 17 July, 1751, in New York London Documents, XXX. 16, and Clinton to Lords of Trade, same date. for the first time, to join in council with New York, Connecticut, and Massnverted their trading-house at Niagara into a fortress; Clinton to De la Jonquiere, 12 June, 1751. De la Jonquiere to Cliduty by act of parliament; Memorial on Indian Affairs. Clinton to Lords of Trade, 1 October, 1751. because it would be a rs in the woods and weeds. Col. William Johnson to Governor Clinton, 26 March, 1753, in New York Documentary History, II. his predecessor. I expect the like treatment, said he to Clinton, before I leave the government. On the same day, he was s
the only considerable object of foreign commerce which England did not compel to be first landed on its shores? The British restrictive system was never acknowledged by New York as valid, and was transgressed by all America, but most of all by this province, to an extent that could not easily be imagined. Especially the British ministry had been invited, in 1752, to observe, that, while the consumption of tea was annually increasing in America, the export from England was decreasing. Clinton to Board of Trade, 4 October, 1752. The faction in this province consists chiefly of merchants. Entire disregard of the Laws of Trade. It is not easy to imagine to what an enormous height this transgression of the Laws of Trade goes in North America, &c., &c. N. Y. London Documents, XXX. 43. For the next twenty years, England chap. VI.} 1754. sought for a remedy; and, meantime, the little island of St. Eustatia, a heap of rocks, but two leagues in length by one in breadth, without a rivu
g America became one of the first objects of their attention; and, with the inconsiderate levity, rashness, and want of principle that mark imbecile men in the conduct of affairs, they were ever ready to furnish precedents for future measures of oppression. The Newcastle ministry proceeded without regard to method, consistency, or law. The province of New York had replied to the condemnation of its policy, contained in Sir Danvers Osborne's instructions, by a well-founded impeachment of Clinton for embezzling public funds and concealing it by false accounts; for gaining undue profits from extravagant grants of lands, and grants to himself under fictitious names; and for selling civil and military offices. These grave accusations were neglected. But the province had also complained that its legislature had been directed to obey the king's instructions. They insisted that such instructions, though a rule of conduct to his governor, were not the measure of obedience to the peopl