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r of a violent rending of the Colonies from the mother country. No Assembly on the Continent, said Roger Sherman Quoted in W. S. Johnson to R. Sherman, 28 Sept. 1768. of Connecticut, will ever concede that Parliament has a right to tax the Colonies. The Parliament of England has no more jurisdiction over us, declared the politicians of that Colony, than the Parliament of Paris. B. Gale quoted in W. S. Johnson to B. Gale. We cannot believe, wrote William Williams W. Williams to . S. Johnson, Lebanon, Connecticut, 5 July, 1768. of Lebanon, that they will draw the sword on their own children; but if they do, our blood is more at their service than Chap. XXXIV.} 1768. July. our liberties. In New-York, the merchants still held those meetings, which Hillsborough called, if not illegal and unwarrantable, very unnatural, ungrateful, and unbecoming. The circumstances of the Colonies demand firmer union, John Erving to Ezra Stiles, 1 July, 1768. said men of Pennsylvania. The