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volution, i. 158. and speaking for his constituents, he made a merit of cheerful submission to the ministerial policy. One man in Grenville's office, and one man only, did indeed give him sound advice; Richard Jackson, Richard Jackson to Jared Ingersoll, 22 March, 1766, in Letters of Ingersoll, 43: I was never myself privy to any measures taken with respect to the stamp act, after having formally declined giving any other advice on the subject, excepting that I had always given, to lay the Ingersoll, 43: I was never myself privy to any measures taken with respect to the stamp act, after having formally declined giving any other advice on the subject, excepting that I had always given, to lay the project aside. his Secretary as Chancellor of the Exchequer, advised him to lay the project aside, and refused to take any part in preparing or supporting it. But Jenkinson, his Secretary of the Treasury, was ready to render every assistance, and weighed more than the honest chap. VIII.} 1763 Sept. and independent Jackson. Grenville therefore adopted Walpole's Geo. III., III. 32: Grenville adopted, from Lord Bute, a plan of taxation formed by Jenkinson. the measure which was devolved upon
es, would never himself be privy to any measures taken with respect to the Stamp-Act, after having formally declined giving any other advice on the subject, excepting that which he had always given, to lay the project aside. R. Jackson to Jared Ingersoll, 22 March, 1766. Lord Hillsborough, Hillsborough's own statement, made to W. S. Johnson, of Connecticut. too, then first Lord of the Board of Trade, as yet retained enough of the spirit of an Irishman to disapprove a direct taxation of a on to Williams. These new taxes, wrote Whately, the joint Secretary of the Treasury, will certainly not be sufficient to defray that share of the American expense, which America ought and is able to bear. Others must be added. Whately to Jared Ingersoll, 3, 4 That this was intended appeared also from the bill itself. This act had for the first time the title of granting duties in the colonies and plantations of America; for the first time it was asserted in the preamble, that it was just a
shments of America, according to accounts which were produced, cost the Americans but seventy-five thousand pounds. J. Ingersoll to Fitch Feb. 11 and March 6. Letters of Israel Manduit, Jasper Mauduit, and Garth, the last a member of parliament. harer of the dangers and glories of Louisburg and Quebec, seemed to admit the power of parliament to tax America, Jared Ingersoll's Correspondence. yet derided the idea of virtual representation. Who of you, reasoning upon this subject, feels wa long. It was the rule of the house to receive no petition against a money bill; and the petition was withdrawn. Jared Ingersoll's Letters on the Stamp Act, 1765, 21-30. Next, Sir William Meredith, rising in behalf of Virginia, presented a pommons in opposition to Grenville, his cheeks were flushed, and he was tremulous with anger. Journals of the House. J. Ingersoll to the General Assembly convened by special order at Hartford, 19 Sept. 1765. Shall we shut our ears, he argued, a
cabinet as chancellor, Yorke, and Charles Towns- chap. XV.} 1765. July. hend, were among its earliest and most strenuous supporters; and the duke of Cumberland was the last man in England to temporize with what he might think to be rebellion. The agents of the colonies seeing among the ministry some who had been their friends, took courage to solicit relief; but for many weeks Franklin That Franklin believed the Stamp Act would be carried into effect appears from the verbal remark to Ingersoll, attributed to him; from his conduct; and from his correspondence. Take, for example, this extract from his letter to Charles Thomson, never before correctly published: London, July 11th, 1765. * * *—--Depend upon it, my good neighbor, I took every step in my power to prevent the passing of the Stamp Act. Nobody could be more concerned in interest than myself to oppose it, sincerely and heartily. But the tide was too strong against us. The nation was provoked by American claims of
uel. Had you not rather, said a friend of Ingersoll, these duties should be collected by your brernor, who at heart was a lukewarm royalist, Ingersoll sought to reason the people into forbearanceThey next, by public vote, earnestly desired Ingersoll to resign his stamp office immediately. Thet take directions about it from any one; and Ingersoll sent word by them that he would meet the concourse at Hartford. On Thursday morning Ingersoll set forward alone. Two or three miles below Ws in full uniform. They opened and received Ingersoll, and then, to the sound of trumpets, rode fohere; and they chap. XVI.} 1765. Sept. bade Ingersoll resign. Is it fair, said he, that the countI won't resign? Your fate. I can die, said Ingersoll, and, perhaps, as well now as at any time; I the passage. It is time to submit, thought Ingersoll; and saying, the cause is not worth dying fo Letter to Governor Pownall, October, 1765. Ingersoll, in his account, is careful to name no one. [5 more...]
Colden and all he Oct. royal governors took the oath to carry the Stamp Act punctually into effect. In Connecticut, which, in chap. XIX.} 1765. Oct. its assembly, had already voted American taxation by a British parliament to be unprecedented and unconstitutional, Dyer, of the council, entreated Fitch not to take an oath which was contrary to that of the governor, to maintain the rights of the colony. But Fitch had urged the assembly to prosecute for riot the five hundred that coerced Ingersoll at Wethersfield; had talked of the public spirit in the language of an enemy; had said that the Act must go down; that forty regulars could guard the stamp papers; and that the American conduct would bring from home violent measures and the loss of charters; and he resolved to comply; E. Stiles' Diary. on which Pitkin, Trumbull, and Dyer, truly representing the sentiments of Connecticut, rose with indignation and left the room. The governor of Rhode Island stood alone in his patriotic