defend their liberties, which had the sanction of natural right and of historic tradition.
Chap. XXXIV.} 1768. July. The Americans, observed the clear-sighted Du Chatelet,
Du Chatelet to Choiseul, 21 June, 1768. have no longer need of support from the British Crown, and see in the projects of their metropolis measures of tyranDu Chatelet to Choiseul, 21 June, 1768. have no longer need of support from the British Crown, and see in the projects of their metropolis measures of tyranny and oppression.
I apprehend a breach between the two countries, owned Franklin.
Franklin to his Son, 2 July, 1768.
Works, VII. 411.
Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 2 July, 1768; Works, VII. 412. I was always of opinion since the accession of George the Third, that matters would issue the way you now expect, wrote Hollis
We must put aside projects and attend to facts, wrote Choiseul
Extrait de la Lettre de 15 Juillet, 1768, à Monsieur le Comte du Ohatelet. to Du Chatelet in July, after a conversation of six hours with a person intimately acquainted with America.
My idea, which perhaps is but a reverie, is, to examine the po