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uld be hazarded by their return to Boston, Memorial of Commissioners, in Letters, &c. 120. its inhabitants on the fourteenth met at Faneuil Hall, in a legal town meeting. The attendance was so great that they adjourned to the Old South Meeting House, where Otis was elected moderator, and welcomed with rapturous applause. In the course of a debate, one person observed that every captain of a man-of-war, on coming into harbor, should be subordinate to the Legislature of the Colony. William Cooper Hutchinson to Jackson, 18 June. 1768. proposed, that if any one should promote the bringing troops here, he should be deemed a disturber of the peace and a trai- Chap XXXIV} 1768. June. tor to his country. Bernard to Hillsborough, 16 June, 1768. An address to the Governor was unanimously agreed upon, which twenty-one men were appointed to deliver. On adjourning the meeting to four o'clock the next afternoon, Otis, the moderator, made a speech to the inhabitants, strongly reco
can Parliament, preserving the Governments of the several Colonies, and having the members of the general Parliament chosen by their respective Legislatures. Dr. Cooper to Gov. Pownall, 1 January, 1770. Compare Hutchinson to Sir Francis Bernard, 18 Feb. They were preparing the greatest work of their generation, to be matured a importing indefinitely until every Act imposing duties should be repealed; and on the seventeenth, by the great influence of Molineux, Otis, Samuel Adams and William Cooper, this new form was adopted. Hutchinson to——, 17 Oct. 1769. Dalrymple to Gage, 22 October 1769. On the eighteenth of October, the town, summoned togetflin to the Merchants of London. the merchants of Boston for the sake of Union gave up their more extensive covenant, and reverted to their first stipulations. Cooper to Gov. Pownall, 1 Jan. 1770. Hutchinson to Hillsborough, P. S. 5 Dec. 1769. The dispute about the Billeting Act had ceased in New Jersey and Pennsylvania; the L
usand pounds. The bankruptcies, brought on partly by this means, gave such a shock to credit, as had not been experienced since the South Sea year; and the great manufacturers were sufferers. Compare Franklin to Cushing, to W. Franklin, and to Cooper. The directors came to Parliament with an ample confession of their humbled state, together with entreaties for assistance and relief; and particularly praying that leave might be given to export teas free of all duties to America and to foreign was chosen into the Council but negatived by the governor. Bone of our bone; flesh of our flesh; born and educated among us, cried others. Hancock, who was angry at being named in the correspondence, determined to lay bare their hypocrisy; and Cooper from the pulpit preached of the old Serpent, which deceiveth the whole world; but was cast out into the earth and his angels with him. The letters had circulated privately in the Province for more than two months, when on Wednesday the second
Thomas and Elisha Hutchinson, 2 Nov. 1773. printed notices were also posted up, desiring the freemen of Boston and the neighboring towns to meet at the same time and place as witnesses. Handbills posted up the 2d and 3d of November, 1773. On the appointed day, a large flag was hung out on the pole at Liberty Tree; the bells in the Meetinghouses were rung from eleven till noon. Adams, Hancock and Phillips, three of the four Representatives of the town of Boston, the Selectmen, and William Cooper the Town Clerk, Abstract of the Correspondence from America, made by Thurlow and Wedderburn. with about five hundred more, gathered round the spot. As the consignees did not make their appearance, the Assembly, appointing Molineux, Warren and others a Committee, marched into State Street to the warehouse of Richard Clarke, where all the consignees were assembled. Molineux presented himself for a parley. From whom are you a Committee? asked Clarke. From the whole people. Who are