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published 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 the letter-books and drafts of letters of men in office, I had access to those of Bernard for a single year; to those of Hutchinson for man
rds. Camden opened the discussion by declaring New-York to be in a state of delinquency; Israel Mauduit to Hutchinson, 11 April, 1767. and receding from his old opinions, he justified his change. , 10 April, 1767. America had not yet finished the statues which it was raising to Chatham; and Mauduit artfully sent April over word, that the plan for reducing America would be sanctioned by his nChoiseul, 17 March, 1767; Bristol to Chatham, 23 March, 1767, to be taken in connection with Israel Mauduit's Letter to Hutchinson of 11 April, 1767. On the tenth of April, Massachusetts was seleco England and to the Colonies, which the deplorable event of their disjunction must produce. Mauduit to Hutchinson, 11 April, 1767; Note to Hutchinson's Hist. III. 171. All that he said carrieculiar importance, for while he assented to Bernard's views, and was forming relations with Israel Mauduit and Whately, and through them with Jenkinson, Grenville and Wedderburn, his plausible letter
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 accepted. Israel Mauduit to Hutchinson, 15 Dec. 1767. Nor be it left unnoticed, that Jenkinson, who took so large a part in framing the Stamp Act, held a place with Lord North at the Treasury Board. In him, boasted Mauduit to his client, Hutchinson, we have gained a fresh accession in strength. I. Mauduit to Hutchinson, 10 Dec. 1767. He is my fast friend, and has never yet failed me in any thing which he undertook for me. He empowered me to tell you he will make your affair one of his first concerns. JeI. Mauduit to Hutchinson, 10 Dec. 1767. He is my fast friend, and has never yet failed me in any thing which he undertook for me. He empowered me to tell you he will make your affair one of his first concerns. Jenkinson, whose noiseless industry exercised a prevailing influence over the neglect of Grafton and the ease of Lord North, formed the active and confidential bond between the Treasury and the office holders in Boston. They of Massachusetts, wrote Mauduit, may be brought to repent of their insolence. To assert and maintain the
ssent on his part or on Camden's. They both joined in driving Shelburne out of the Ministry. The letter writers from London affirmed their adhesion. Compare Israel Mauduit to Hutchinson, 11 April, 1767, and 15 Dec. 1767, and 19 Feb. 1769, with the extract of a letter in the Boston Chronicle of Oct. 31–Nov. 7, 1768, p. 427, which must be an extract of a letter from Israel Mauduit to Hutchinson, written after this Cabinet meeting of the 27 of July, as appears from Same to Same, 10 Feb. 1769. All these are friends to the Duke of Bedford: they all agree in one sentiment about America, and the Duke of Grafton professes now to be of the same opinion. Lorde to repent of its insolence; and its Town Meetings no Chap. XXXV.} 1768. July. longer be suffered to threaten and defy the Government of Great Britain. Israel Mauduit to Hutchinson, in Boston Chronicle, i. 428. Two additional regiments of five hundred men each, and a frigate were at once to be sent there; the ship of the li
er the accused for trial before a Special Commission, away from their country, their relations, friends, and witnesses. It was hoped to make Boston tremble, and terrify the zealous Americans with the apprehension of being arraigned in Westminster Hall and hanged at Tyburn. The press also gave to the world an elaborate reply The Controversy between Great Britain and her Colonies reviewed, &c. &c., 1769. to the Farmer's Letters, for which the Board of Trade furnished the materials, 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 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 to preserve peace it was necessary to be in a condition to sustain a war. Choiseul to Du Chatelet, 16 April, 1769. England and France grew more and more distrustful of one another; and while the latter was yielding to the liberal ideas to which free inquiry had given circulation, England more and more forgot that her greatness sprung from her liberty. The publication of some of the American letters, which had been laid before Parliament and copied for Beckford, Hutchinson to Mauduit, 16 April, 1769. unmasked Bernard's duplicity. The town of Boston repelled the allegation, that they were held to their allegiance only by the band of terror and force of arms. In their representation to the King, which Barre himself presented, they entreated the removal of the troops, a communication of the charges against them, and an opportunity to defend themselves, for justice and law forbade that they should be condemned unheard. The Council, too, without delay, calmly and unanim
the highest system of metropolitan authority, and retaining the services of Israel Mauduit as his agent, he devoted his rare ability and his intimate acquaintance wition of the Province to suggest for its thorough subjection Hutchinson to Israel Mauduit. a system of coercive measures, which England gradually and reluctantly adode, a private channel for communicating with the Ministry, 23 Oct. 1769; to Israel Mauduit, 27 Oct. 1769; to John Pownall, for Hillsborough's eye, 14 Nov. 1769; to a . 1770; very strong and decided, as well as artful; and compare the letter to I. Mauduit, Dec. 1770. Improvements in the Constitution. It will be best that I should auduit; my sentiments upon these points should be concealed. Hutchinson to I. Mauduit, 27 Oct. 1769. Though he kept back part of his thoughts, he begged Bernard ton sort of government; he would have no partial subjection. Hutchinson to Israel Mauduit, 27 Oct. 1769. But he prepared also for the inaction of Parliament; writing
mously elected Edmund Burke, for whom his own country had no employment, their Agent in England, allowing for his services at the rate of five hundred pounds per annum. Journals 11 Geo. III. p. 18. This moderation might have persuaded the Ministry to conciliatory measures; it only raised a hope of producing divisions in America, by setting one Province against another. I can find bones to throw among them, to continue contention and prevent a renewal of their union, Hutchinson to Mauduit, Boston, Dec. 1770; H. C. III. 68, 69, 70. promised Hutchinson, now happy in the assurance of receiving from the tax on tea a salary of fifteen hundred pounds for himself as Governor, while three hundred more were granted to the Lieutenant Governor Oliver, who had long been repining at the neglect of his sufferings in behalf of the Stamp Act. Yet Samuel Adams did not despair. In every struggle, said he, this country will approve herself glorious in maintaining and defending her freedom;
1773. But already eighty towns or more, Hutchinson to a person unnamed, probably R. Jackson, 19 Feb. 1773. Same to I. Mauduit, 21 Feb. 1773; Same to Dartmouth, 22 Feb. 1773; Same to General Mackay, 23 Feb. 1773; Same to Sir Francis Bernard, 23 Fen aiming at the two last sessions. Same to Same, 7 Jan. 1773; Hutchinson to a person not named, 19 Feb. 1773; Same to I. Mauduit, 21 Feb. 1773; Same to General Mackay, 23 Feb. 1773. When the Assembly met, Hutchinson to John Pownall, 24 Feb. 1773 sent word what measures should be chosen; advising a change in the political organization of towns; Hutchinson to Israel Mauduit, Feb. 1773, and to Bernard, March, 1773. a prohibition of the commerce of Boston, Hutchinson to Bernard, March, 1d at the time when the Pope was abolishing the order of the Jesuits, some of the clergy of Boston predicted that in fifteen years, Hutchinson to Israel Mauduit, 23 August, 1773. the people of America would mould for themselves a new Constitution.
rest of the Province; and to commence criminal prosecutions against its patriot sons. Hutchinson to Sir Francis Bernard, 3 Dec. 1773; Compare too Hutchinson to Mauduit, 7 Dec. 1773. The spirit of the people rose with the emergency. Two more tea-ships which arrived were directed to anchor by the side of the Dartmouth at Grif movement was duly reported, Journal of the Com. of Corr. for 7 Dec. VI. 461. and the town became as furious as in the time of the Stamp Act. Hutchinson to Mauduit, 7 Dec. 1773. On the ninth, there was a vast gathering at Newburyport, of the inhabitants of that and the neighboring towns, and none dissenting, they agreed what was to happen; the wealth of Hancock, Phillips, Rowe, Dennie, and so many other men of property, seemed to him a security against violence; Hutchinson to Mauduit, Dec. 1773; to——, 30 Dec. 1773; to Sir F. Bernard, 1 Jan. 1774. and he flattered himself, Hutchinson to Lord Dartmouth, 14 Dec. 1773; Boston Gazette, 13 Dec. 1
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