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Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 440 0 Browse Search
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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. 324 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) 284 0 Browse Search
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t, using the patronage of his office to enrich his family and friends; the same who had menaced Maryland, Pennsylvania and North Carolina—obstinate and impatient of contradiction, ignorant of businesent of Great Britain. It was announced by authority Cecil Calvert, Secretary in England for Maryland, to H. Sharpe, Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1 March, 1763. that there were to be no more reMaryland, 1 March, 1763. that there were to be no more requisitions from the king, but instead of such requisitions an immediate taxation of the colonies by the British legislature. The first charge upon that revenue was to be the civil list, that all thruary, 1763, in Bedford Correspondence, III. 210. Compare, too, Calvert, resident secretary of Maryland in London, to Horatio Sharpe, deputy governor of Maryland, 1 March, 1763. I am by authority infMaryland, 1 March, 1763. I am by authority informed that a scheme is forming for establishing 10,000 men, to be British Americans standing force there, and paid by the colonies. that these regiments were, for the first year only, to be supported
itt. They passed the mountains, and spread death even to Bedford. The unhappy emigrant knew not if to brave danger, or to leave his home and his planted fields, for wretchedness and poverty. Nearly five hundred families, from the frontiers of Maryland and Virginia, fled to Winchester, unable to find so much as a hovel to shelter them from the weather, bare of every comfort, and forced to lie scattered among the woods. Letter from Winchester of 22 June, 1763, in Weyman, 238, 3, 2, of 4 Julye. To the horrors of Indian warfare were added new dangers to colonial liberty. In Virginia nearly a thousand volunteers, at the call of the Lieutenant Governor, hastened to Fort Cumberland and to the borders; and the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland was able to offer aid. Amherst to Bouquet, 25 August, 1763. The undecided strife between the proprietaries and the assembly of Pennsylvania checked the activity of that province. Its legislature sanctioned the equipment of seven hundred men,
g Chronicle of July 22, 1769, and in Boston Gazette of 9 Oct., 1796, 757. 2. 1. Compare what Lieut.-Governor Sharpe, of Maryland, and Temple, the Surveyor-General of the Customs say of Bernard's integrity in revenue affairs. had invalidated; and thie Speaker of the louse of Representatives of the province of Massachusetts Bay. London, 11 Feb. 1764. The Secretary of Maryland had for years watched the ripening of the chap. IX.} 1764. Mar. measure, and could not conceal his joy at its adoption.he interview of the agents with Grenville. the delay granted was only for form's sake, Cecilius Calvert, Secretary of Maryland, to the Lieutenant-Governor of Maryland, Feb. 29 to April 8, 1764: The resolution on stamp duties left out, to apprise tMaryland, Feb. 29 to April 8, 1764: The resolution on stamp duties left out, to apprise the colonies, if any they have, they make objections, only given, I am told, pro forma tantum, before it is fixed next year, which the agents are to expect, unless very good reasons are produced to the House per contra. and with the hope of winning fr
crease of annual taxes in England, within ten years, was three millions, while all the establishments 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. The charters of the colonies were referred to, and Grenville interpreted their meaning. The clause under which a special exemption was claimed for Maryland was read, and he argued, that that province, upon a public emergency, is subject to taxation, in like manner with the rest of the colonies, or the sovereignty over it would cease; and, if it were otherwise, why is there a duty on its staple of tobacco? and why is it bound at present, by several acts affecting all America, and passed since the grant of its charter? Besides, all charters, he insisted, were under the control of the legislature. Calvert to Sharpe, 9 Feb. 1765. The colo
e of us import British goods, said the traders in the towns. The inhabitants of North Carolina set up looms for weaving their own clothes, and South Carolina was ready to follow the example. The people, wrote the LieutenantGover-nor Sharpe, of Maryland, will go on upon manufactures. We will have homespun markets of linens and woollens, passed from mouth to mouth, till it found its way across the Atlantic, and alarmed the king in council; the ladies of the first fortune shall set the example ond he seized the opportunity to press more and more upon the government at home the necessity of taking into their hands the appointment of the American civil list, as well as changing the council of the province. Even the liberal Governor of Maryland reported that the resentment of the colonists would probably die out; and that, in spite of the violent outcries of the lawyers, the Stamp Act would be carried into execution. But far away towards the lands of the sun, the Assembly of South C
the previous night, Sharpe to Halifax, 15 Sept. a party of four or five hundred, at Annapolis, pulled down a house, which Zachariah Hood, the stamp master for Maryland, was repairing, to be occupied, it was believed, for the sale of the stamps; and, shaking with terror, yet not willing to part with the unpopular office, which hed from the colony to lodgings in the fort of New-York, as the only safe asylum. Petition of Z. Hood to Colden, 16 Sept. 1765. Golden to Conway, 23 Sept. The Maryland lawyers were of opinion, that the Stamp Tax must be declared invalid by the courts of Maryland, as a breach of chartered rights. One man published his card, refMaryland, as a breach of chartered rights. One man published his card, refusing to pay taxes to which he had not consented. All resolved to burn the stamp paper, on its arrival in Annapolis; and the Governor had no power to prevent it, or to suppress any insurrection that might happen. Sharpe to Gage 5 Sept. 1765. On the fifth, Bernard, at Boston, gave way, without dignity or courage. After the
l our countrymen, and all their posterity, without the utmost agonies of heart, and many tears. Such were the genuine sentiments of New England, uttered by John Adams, in words which, in part, were promptly laid before the king in council In Maryland, Daniel Dulany, an able lawyer, not surpassed in ability by any of the crown lawyers in the House of Commons, a patriot councillor, inclined to serve the people, discussed the propriety of the Stamp Act, not before America only, but seeking audiStamp Act, and engaged chap XVII.} 1765. Sept. to indemnify them and save them harmless. In the same month, Delaware, by the spontaneous act of the representatives of each of its counties; Connecticut, with the calm approval of its assembly; Maryland, trusting in the express language of its charter, and by the earnest patriotism of its inhabitants, obtaining the consent of every branch of its legislature,—successively elected delegates to the general American Congress. In Massachusetts, B
prophet, nor the son of a prophet, to see clearly that her empire in North America is at an end. On Monday, the seventh of October, delegates chosen by the House of Representatives of Massachusetts, of Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and South Carolina; delegates named by a written requisition from the individual representatives of Delaware and New Jersey, and the legislative Committee of Correspondence of New-York, met at New-York, in Congress. New Hampshire, though not pies being empowered to do so, namely; all the delegates from Massachusetts, except Ruggles; all from New Jersey, except Ogden; all those of Rhode Island; all of Pennsylvania, excepting Dickinson, who was absent but adhered; all of Delaware; and all of Maryland, with the virtual assent of New Hampshire, Connecticut, New-York, South Carolina, and Georgia, set their hands to the papers, by which the colonies became, as they expressed it, a bundle of sticks, which could neither be bent nor broken.
egiance for protection. If they are not subjects, they ought to pay duties as aliens. H. Hammersley's Report. The charter colonies had among their directors members of the privy council and of both houses of parliament, and were under the authority of the privy council. In the nineteenth year of James I. a doubt was thrown out in the House of Commons, whether parliament had any thing to do with America, and the doubt was immediately answered by Coke. Hansard, XVI. 176. The rights of Maryland were, by charter, coextensive with those of any Bishop of Durham in that county palatine, and the statute book shows that Durham was taxed by parliament before it was represented. The commonwealth parliament passed a resolution or act, and it is a question whether it is not in force now, to declare and establish the authority of England over its colonies. The charter of Pennsylvania, who have preposterously taken the lead, and Franklin was present to hear this, is stamped with every b
of-war and cutters stationed all along the coast in America; that the last war was really a British war, commenced for the defence of a purely British trade and of territories of the crown, and yet the colonies contributed to its expenses beyond their proportion, the House of Commons itself being the judge; that they were now imposing on themselves many and very heavy taxes, in part to discharge the debts and mortgages on all their taxes and estates then contracted; that if, among them all, Maryland, a single province, had not contributed its proportion, it was the fault of its government alone; that they had never refused giving money for the purposes of the act; that they were always willing and ready to do what could reasonably be expected from them; that the Americans, before 1763, were of the best temper in the world towards Great Britain, and were governed at the expense only of a little pen, ink, and paper; they allowed the authority of parliament in laws, except such as should
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