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enville's Secretary at the Exchequer, a distinguished Member of Parliament, and at one time Agent for three Colonies;—Arthur Lee; several unpublished ones of Franklin; the copious and most interesting, official and private Correspondence of William Samuel Johnson, Agent for Connecticut; one letter and fragments of letters of Edmund Burke, Agent for New-York; many and exceedingly valuable ones, of Garth a Member of Parliament and Agent for South Carolina; and specimens of the Correspondence of Knox and Franklin, as Agents of Georgia. Analogous to these are the confidential communications which passed between Hutchinson and Israel Mauduit and Thomas Whately; between one of the Proprietaries of Pennsylvania and Deputy Governor Hamilton; between Cecil Calvert and Hugh Hammersley, successive Secretaries of Maryland, and Lieutenant Governor Sharpe; between Ex-Governor Pownall and Dr. Cooper of Boston; between Hollis and Mayhew and Andrew Eliot of Boston. Of all these I have copies. Of
terials, I. Mauduit to Hutchinson, 10 Feb. 1769. and Grenville himself wrote the constitutional argument. Grenville wrote from page 67 to page 86 inclusive. Knox's extra official State Papers, Appendix to Part II. page 15. I am tempted, confessed Knox, the champion of the Ministry, to deny that there is any such thing as ReKnox, the champion of the Ministry, to deny that there is any such thing as Representation at all in the British Constitution; until this notion of Representation is overthrown, it will be very difficult to convince, either the Colonies or the people of England, that wrong is not done the Colonies. Knox in Grenville Papers, IV. 336, 337. The question of British and of American Liberty was identical. TheKnox in Grenville Papers, IV. 336, 337. The question of British and of American Liberty was identical. The zeal against America was ready to sacrifice the principle of Representative Government in England; where the love of order began to find apologists for absolute Government. Whately to Grenville, 25 March, 1769; in Grenville Papers, IV. 417. While England was enforcing its restrictive corn- Chap. XXXIX} 1769. Feb. mercial
ial, 65, lobster and rascal. is going to fire, cried a boy. Waving his piece about, the sentinel pulled the trigger. Henry Knox, Boston Narrative, 101; and in Trial, 68, 69. If you fire you must die for it, said Henry Knox, who was passing by. I dHenry Knox, who was passing by. I don't care, replied the sentry; damn them, if they touch me I'll fire. Fire and be damned, shouted the boys, for they were persuaded he could not do it without leave from a civil officer; and a young fellow spoke out, We will knock him down for snapppersons round the sentry, Chap XLIII.} 1770. March while about fifty or sixty came down with them. For God's sake, said Knox, holding Preston by the coat, take your men back again; if they fire, your life must answer for the consequences. I know an. 1771, perceived nothing but the talk that he thought would have induced the sentry or any of the soldiers to fire. Henry Knox, afterwards General and Secretary at War, was close by and saw nothing thrown. His testimony is very strong. Among ot
scheme; by their influence, the Lords of Council disregarded the adverse report of the Board of Trade, and decided in favor of planting the new Province. Order in Council, 14 Aug. 1772. Compare Propositions for the Settlement of Pittsylvania, and the Memorial of Franklin and Wharton to the American Congress. Hillsborough was too proud to brook this public insult; and the King, soothing his fall by a patent for a British Earldom, accepted his resignation. But his system remained behind him. When he was gone, Thurlow Knox: Extra Official State Papers, II. 45. took care that the grant for the Western Province should never be sealed; and the amiable Dartmouth, Chap. XLVII.} 1772. Aug. who became Secretary for the Colonies, had been taught to believe, Compare Dartmouth to Hutchinson, 2 September, 1772. I have been always taught to believe, &c. &c. like Lord North and the King, that it was necessary to carry out the policy of consolidation, as set forth in Townshend's Preamble.
necessary to raise a belief that the evidence had been surreptitiously obtained. To that end Hutchinson was unwearied in his entreaties; but William Whately the Banker, who was his brother's xecutor, was persuaded that the letters in question had never been in his hands, and refused to cast imputations on any one. The newspaper Press was therefore employed to spread a rumor that they had been dishonestly obtained through John Temple. The anonymous calumny which was attributed to Bernard, Knox, and Mauduit, was denied by one calling himself a Member of Parliament, who also truly affirmed, that the letters which were sent to Boston, had never been in the executor's hands. Again the Press declared, what was also true, that Whately, the executor, had submitted files of his brother's letters to Temple's examination, who, it was insinuated, had seized the opportunity to purloin them. Temple repelled the charge instantly and successfully. J. Temple to the Public Advertiser, 8 Dec. 1