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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. 126 0 Browse Search
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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) 74 0 Browse Search
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lderness. A letter was also addressed from Connecticut 1661 to the aged Lord Say and Seal, Seend liberties. But the chief happiness of Connecticut was in the selection of its agent. In the th, engaging in the enterprise of planting Connecticut. Care for posterity seemed Chap XI.} 16612. April 20. easily prevailed to obtain for Connecticut an ample patent. The courtiers of King ChaColl. IV. 262—298. And the gratitude of Connecticut was reasonable. The charter which Winthrop; in this they are egregiously aspersed. in Connecticut; while it had a scholar to their minister is the surest criterion of public happiness, Connecticut was long the happiest state in the world. , we shall rarely have occasion to recur to Connecticut; its institutions were perfected. For moreples, imbodied all that had been granted to Connecticut. Hazard, II. 612, &c.; anti also Knowlesit was importuned by Plymouth, and vexed by Connecticut, on the subject of boundaries? that, askin[9 more...]
larendon's son-in-law extended to the River Connecticut, they established the boundary, on the main, in conformity with the claims of Connecticut itself. Long Island went to the duke of York. Satihe monarch the dutifulness and obedience of Connecticut, which was set off with the more lustre by p XII.} 1675 many less than seven thousand; Connecticut, nearly fourteen thousand; Massachusetts pron the Merrimack, was a frontier town; from Connecticut, emigrants had ascended as far as the rich s to have had less than eight thousand. In Connecticut and Rhode Island, never depopulated by wasmelt away, when subjected to criticism. To Connecticut, rumor, in the days of the elder Winthrop, s a thousand; others more hemmed in between Connecticut and Plymouth, restless and jealous, retainedrop of blood was shed on the happy soil of Connecticut. So much the greater was the loss in the ain part the distresses of Plymouth colony. Connecticut, which had contributed soldiers to the war,[2 more...]
an forty degrees from east to west; comprising all the territory of North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, much of Florida and Missouri, nearly all of Texas, and a large portion of Mexico. The soil, and, under the limitation of a nominal allegiance, the sovereignty also, were theirs, with the power of legislation, subject to the consent of the future freemen of the colony. The grant of privileges was ample, like those to Rhode Island and Connecticut. An express clause in the charter for Carolina opened the way for religious freedom; another held out to the proprietaries a hope of revenue from colonial customs, to be imposed in colonial ports by Carolina legislatures; another gave them the power of erecting cities and manors, counties and baronies, and of establishing orders of nobility, with other than English titles. It was evident that the founding of an empire was contemplated; for the power to levy troops, to erect fortificatio
irginia; for the colony he did not secure one franchise. It merits remark that, even at the hands of Charles ii., the democratic colonies of Rhode Island and Connecticut received greater favor than Virginia. The king employed the loyalty of Virginia to its injury. For more than a year the navigation act, which had been commurmanent salary of the governor of Virginia, increased by a special grant from the colonial 1662 Sept. 12. legislature, exceeded the whole annual expenditure of Connecticut; but Berkeley was dissatisfied. A thousand pounds a year would not, he used to say, maintain the port of his place; no government of ten years standing but hasthe lapse of a century, the same passions and the same legislation returned. The early legislators of America were near to nature, and set natural precedents. Connecticut had offered a model for a popular government; Virginia gave an example of a popular revolution. There is an analogy between early American politics and the ear
Hooker and Haynes began the commonwealth of Connecticut. 1635 To whom did the country belong? Lik Compare, on the whole subject, Trumbull's Connecticut, i. 178; Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania,rehension. The provisionary compact left Connecticut in possession of a moiety of Long Island; t abject slavery; the large emigrations from Connecticut engrafted on New Netherland the Puritan idets territory to the west; and the people of Connecticut not only increased their pretensions on Lon and long possession? It was replied, that Connecticut, by its charter, extended to the Pacific. ds, XVI. 292, 315. Compare also Trumbull's Connecticut and the numerous documents in Hazard. Tual indifference to the chartered rights of Connecticut, and the claims of the Netherlands, grantednd property. At the same time, Winthrop of Connecticut, whose love of peace and candid affection f not followed by the expected concessions. Connecticut, surrendering all claims to Long Island, ob[6 more...]
nd resolved, in town-meetings, to adhere to Connecticut. The charter certainly did not countenanceith armed sloops, 1675 July 9 proceeded to Connecticut to vindicate his jurisdiction as far as thhis boat, saw him sail for Long Island; and Connecticut, resenting the aggression, made a declaratiuncil, and by an armed guard, set forth for Connecticut, to assume the government of that place. H Dongan had in vain solicited the people of Connecticut to submit to his jurisdiction; yet they des councillors, and, demanding the records of Connecticut, to the annals of its freedom set the word Finis. Should Connecticut resist, and alone declare independence? The colonists submitted; yet tp XVII.} Sewall, Mss hasty surrender. If Connecticut lost its liberties, the eastern frontier, w soon fly like lightning; and the people of Connecticut spurned the government, which Andros had ap. Suffolk county, on Long Island, rejoined Connecticut. New York also shared the impulse, but w
ean revolution of 1688, they contained not very many beyond two hundred thousand inhabitants, of whom Massachusetts, with Plymouth and Maine, may have had forty-four thousand; New Hampshire and Rhode Island, with Providence, each six thousand; Connecticut, from seventeen to twenty thousand; that is, all New England, seventy-five thousand souls; Neal, II. 601. Sir Wm. Petty, 75, says 150,000. Brattle says, in 1708, in N. England, from 100 to 120,000. This is right, and corresponds with otheitutions. It migrated to the Connecticut; and there, forgetting its foes, it put off its armor of religious pride. You go to receive your reward, was said to Hooker on his death-bed. I go to receive mercy, was his reply. For predestination Connecticut substituted benevolence. It hanged no quakers, it mutilated no heretics. Its early legislation Chap XVIII} is the breath of reason and charity; and Jonathan Edwards did but sum up the political history of his native commonwealth for a cent