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n to Calcraft, 24 July, 1768. Chat. Corr. III. 385. Frances to Choiseul, 29 July, 1768. Hallowell was examined at the Treasury Chambers before Lord North and Jenkinson. Treasury Chamber, 21 July, 1768. Present, Lord North, Mr. Campbell, and Mr. Jenkinson. He represented that the determination to break the revenue laws was not universal; that the revenue officers who remained there were not insulted; that the spirit displayed in Boston, did not extend beyond its limits; that Salem and Marblehead made no opposition to the payment of the duties; that the people in the country would not join, if Boston were actually to resist Government; and that the four Commissioners at the castle could not return to town, till measures were taken for their protection. The Memorial of the Commissioners themselves to the Lords of the Treasury announced, that there had been a long concerted and extensive plan of resistance to the authority of Great Britain; that the people of Boston had hastened t
our enemies could not divide us; Samuel Adams to Elbridge Gerry, 29 October, 1772. and he urged on Elbridge Gerry of Marblehead, to convoke the citizens of that port. As the Governor refused to answer the inquiry of the town, they next asked thhich it had been prorogued. A determined spirit began to show itself in the Nov. country; E. Gerry to S. Adams, Marblehead, 2 Nov. 1772. yet when on the second of November Bos- Chap. XLVIII.} 1772. Nov. ton reassembled, no more persons attenhe co-operation of the old Colony. The flame caught. James Warren of Plymouth, to S Adams, 8 Nov. 1772. Plymouth, Marblehead, Elbridge Gerry to S. Adams, 10 Nov. 1772, and 17 Nov. 1772. Roxbury, S. Adams to Elbridge Gerry, 14 Nov. 1772. Crs were on their way, the towns in the Province were just coming together under the impulse from Boston. The people of Marblehead, whose fishermen were all returned from their annual summer's excursion to the Grand Banks, at a full meeting, with but