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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 78 78 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 60 60 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 51 51 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 11 11 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 10 10 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 8 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 6 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 5 5 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 4 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 3 3 Browse Search
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Historical Review, i. .276. Compare, too, Dean Swift's Letters. and every successive period of discontent swelled the tide of emigrants. Just after the peace of Paris, the Heart of Oak Protestants of Ulster, weary of strife with their landlords, came over in great numbers; James Gordon's History of Ireland, II. 241. and settlements on the Catawba, in South Carolina, dated from that epoch. The parents of Andrew Jackson, the late President of the United States, reached South Carolina in 1764. At different times in the eighteenth century, some had found homes in New-England, but they were most numerous south of New-York, from New-Jersey to Georgia. In Pennsylvania they peopled many coun- chap. IV.} 1763. ties, till, in public life, they already balanced the influence of the Quakers. In Virginia, they went up the valley of the Shenandoah; and they extended themselves along the tributaries of the Catawba, in the beautiful upland region of North Carolina. Their training in Irela
VII.} 1763. May. souls, of whom five hundred were men able to bear arms, Rogers: Account of North America, 168. When I took possession of the country, soon after the surrender of Canada, they were about 2500 in number, there being near 500 that bore arms, and near 300 dwelling houses. or as three or four hundred French families; Journal of George Croghan, 17 August, 1765: The people here consist of three or four hundred French families. Craig's Olden Times, 414. yet an enumeration, in 1764, proved them not numerous, Mante's History of the War in North America, 525. with only men enough to form three companies of lnilitia; Ibid, 515. and in 1768 the official census reported but five hundred and seventy-two souls, State of the Settlement of Detroit, in Gage to Hillsborough, No. 2, of 15 May, 1768: Number of souls, 572; cultivated acres, 514 1/2; corn produced yearly, 9789 French bushels; horned cattle, 600; hogs, 567.—an account which is in harmony with the best traditio
The movement in Virginia was directed against 1764, Jan. the prerogative. Vague rumors prevailed nding measures, of which the extent chap. IX.} 1764. Jan. was kept secret. Massachusetts, in Janua, and the alleviation of the burdens chap IX.} 1764. Jan. which pressed upon the country gentlemen a, he was at variance with his col- chap. IX.} 1764. Jan. leagues, whose rashness he moderated, and Robert Walpole, and questioned the chap. IX.} 1764. Mar. wisdom of deriving a direct parliamentaryven by the Assemblies, to prevent a chap. IX.} 1764. Mar. tax of that nature from being laid withou4. Great Britain had sought to com- chap. IX.} 1764. April. pete with the Dutch in that branch of ext session, to bring in a bill im- chap. IX.} 1764. April. posing stamp-duties in America, and th to make some provision in the pre- chap. IX.} 1764. April. sent session of parliament toward raisxation more convenient to them, and chap. IX.} 1764. April. make any proposition of equal efficacy[8 more...]
authority of the parliament of Great chap. X.} 1764. June. Britain, such were the words of this palay what burthens they please on us, chap. X.} 1764. July he even added, it is our duty to submit a conduct. His colleague, Oxenbridge chap. X.} 1764. July. Thacher, was less enthusiastic and less r own representatives. In Rome, not chap. X.} 1764. July. only the colonies when first planted, bud be safe. They and their posterity chap. X.} 1764. July. have enjoyed them to their content, and resentment should be laid aside, and chap. X.} 1764. Sept asked for peace, in the names of their wiusive right, the loss of which would chap. X.} 1764. Oct. bring basest vassalage, they, in October, just authority in parliament to en- chap. X.} 1764. Oct. act even the laws of trade. Like Massache with the Indians on the Ohio it was chap X.} 1764. Oct. desirable to show a strong force in the mue course of justice; the large land- chap X.} 1764. Nov. holders, from fear of the diminution of t[29 more...]
erty and justice; and that the prince who presided over it realized the idea of a patriot king. Contrary to usage, the house made no reply; but on the sixth of June, James Otis, Diary of Ezra Stiles. Tenth Toast at Liberty Tree, 14 Aug. 1766. The late Alden Bradford the informed me, that Mrs. Warren, of Plymouth, who was the sister of Otis, told him the proposal was planned at her house, on the return of Otis from a visit to Barnstable. The impulse was given in Boston Instructions of 1764. of Boston, in single-minded wisdom, advised the calling of an American Congress, which should come together without asking the consent of the king, and should consist of committees from each of the thirteen colonies, to be appointed respectively by the delegates of the people, without regard to the other branches of the legislature. Such an assembly had never existed; and the purpose of deliberating upon the acts of parliament was equally novel. The tories sneered Letter from Boston in