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ected six Thomas Hutchinson to his son, then in England, 29 May, 1766. of the ablest friends of the people in the board. John Adams: Diary in Works, II. 204. He had the legal right to do so; and the Legislature submitted without a murmur. Samuel Adams to Arthur Lee, 19 April, 1771. Here the altercation should have terminated. But on the following day, Bernard—an abject coward, See the Journal of Captain Conner of the Romney, and the letters of the Romney, and the letters Commodore Hood, &c., &c., as well as the Boston Gazette.—Grenville Papers, IV. 375. where courage was needed, and now insolent when he should have been conciliatory—sought to constrain Chap. XXV.} 1766. May. the election of Hutchinson, Oliver, and two others, Bernard to the Lords of Trade, 7 July, 1766. and accused the House of having determined its votes from private interests and resentment and popular discontent, disguised under the borrowed garb of patriotism. It were to be wished, he contin<
any thing to get them sent; and he used to protest he wished the people of the Province could have a sight of all his letters to the Ministry, that they might become convinced of his friendship. Town of Boston's Appeal to the world, 22. At the same time he was constantly entreating the Secretary to conceal his correspondence. To ensure the arrival of an armed force, the Com- Chap. XXXII.} 1768. March missioners of the Customs applied directly to the Naval Commander at Halifax, Commodore Hood to Mr. Grenville, Halifax, July 11, 1768, in Grenville papers, IV. 306. and also sent a second memorial to the Lords of the Treasury. They said that a design had certainly been formed to bring them on the eighteenth of March to Liberty Tree, and oblige them to renounce their commissions. The Governor and magistracy, they add, have not the least authority or power in this place. The mob are ready to be assembled on any occasion. Every officer who exerts himself in the execution of his
not only in the town, but throughout the province. Harrison and Hallowell to Commissioners, 14 June, 1768; Letters to the Ministry, 136. On the fifteenth of Chap XXXIV} 1768. June. June, the Commissioners of the Customs wrote to Gage and to Hood, demanding further protection; for, said they, the leaders of the people of Boston will urge them to open revolt. The Commissioners to Gen. Gage and Commodore Hood, 15 June, 1768. Letters to the Ministry, 137. To the Lords of ,the TreasuryCommodore Hood, 15 June, 1768. Letters to the Ministry, 137. To the Lords of ,the Treasury they reported a long concerted and extensive plan of resistance to the authority of Great Britain, breaking out in acts of violence sooner than was intended; and they gave their opinion that nothing but the immediate exertion of military power would prevent an open revolt of the town of Boston, and probably of the Provinces. Commissioners to the Lords of the Treasury, 16 June, 1768. If there is not a revolt, wrote Bernard to Hillsborough, the leaders of the Sons of Liberty must falsify t
anchored near the Romney, Captain Smith to Commodore Hood, 5 Oct. 1768. off Castle William, in the hope t Hillsborough, 126. Lieut. Colonel Dalrymple to Commodore Hood, 4-5 Oct. 1768. and to take the whole upon himsnon, effected their landing Captain Smith to Commodore Hood, 5 Oct. 1768. L. Col. Dalrymple to Gage, Berna and thereby secured all their arms. Dalrymple to Hood, 4 Oct. 1768. I will keep possession of this towthe Ministry, 94, 5 October, 1768; Dalrymple to Commodore Hood, 4 October, 1768; Captain Smith to Commodore HoCommodore Hood, 5 October, 1768. After two days reflection, the Council consented to the appointment of a commissary, , than which nothing can be more uncertain. While Hood meditated embarking for Boston to winter there, CCommodore Hood to Mr. Stephens, Secretary of the Admiralty; Halifax, 12 Oct. 1768. Gage came from New-York to d barracks at the Castle were filled. Gage to Commodore Hood, 18 Oct. 1768. The Governor and the Sheriff
s far from a solution as ever. Choiseul to Du Chatelet, Ver sailles, 24 Dec. 1768. At Boston the attempt was made to spread terror by threats of seizing the popular leaders. They expect a voyage to England against their inclination; wrote Hood, 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 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 of arbitrary power, Boston Gazette, 5 Dec. 1768. pursued his system without fear or faltering. I must, said he, Boston Gazette, 5 Dec. 1768. tell the men, who on both sides of the Atlantic charge America with rebellion, that military power will never prevail on an American to surrender his liberty; and through the press he taught the public that a standing army, Vindex, in Boston Gazette, 19 Dec. 1768. kept up in the Colonies in time of peace without their consent, was as flagrant a vi
g indefinitely until every Act imposing duties should be repealed; and on the seventeenth, by the great influence of Molineux, Otis, Samuel Adams and William Cooper, this new form was adopted. Hutchinson to——, 17 Oct. 1769. Dalrymple to Gage, 22 October 1769. On the eighteenth of October, the town, summoned together by lawful authority, made their Chap. XLII.} 1769. Oct. Appeal to the World. They refuted and covered with ridicule the false and malicious aspersions of Bernard, Gage, Hood, and the Revenue Officers; and making the language and the intrepidity of Samuel Adams Large fragments of his draft have been preserved and are in my possession. I believe no doubt is entertained of the authorship of the Appeal. their own, they avowed their character and proclaimed their decision, with a boldness that would have seemed arrogance, had not events proved it to have been magnanimity. A legal meeting of the Town of Boston, such were their words, is an Assembly where a n
Hillsborough, 16 June, 1772; Admiral Montagu to Hillsborough, 12 June and 11 July, 1772; Deposition of Aaron, a negro, 11 July, 1772; Letter of Charles Dudley, 23 July, 1772. The whole was conducted on a sudden impulse; Representation to the King of the Commissioners of Inquiry, 22 June, 1773. yet Sandwich who was spoken of for the place of Colonial Secretary of State, resolved never to leave pursuing the Colony of Rhode Island, until its Charter should be taken away. Hutchinson to Samuel Hood, 2 Sept. 1772. Remembrancer for 1776, II. 60. A few punished at Execution Dock, would be the only effectual preventive of any further at- Chap. XLVII.} 1772. June. tempt, wrote Hutchinson, who wished to see a beginnin of taking men prisoners, and carrying them directly to England. T. Hutchinson to Capt. Gambier, Boston, 30 June, 1772; in Hutchinson's Papers, III. 354, 355; and Remembrancer for 1776, II. 56. There now existed a statute authorizing such a procedure. Two months befor