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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. 566 0 Browse Search
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A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 298 0 Browse Search
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, official and private Correspondence of William Samuel Johnson, Agent for Connecticut; one letter and fragments of letters of Edmund Burke, Agent for New-York; many and exceedingly valuable ones, of Garth a Member of Parliament and Agent for South Carolina; and specimens of the Correspondence of Knox and Franklin, as Agents of Georgia. Analogous to these are the confidential communications which passed between Hutchinson and Israel Mauduit and Thomas Whately; between one of the Proprietaries North Carolina, who show constant readiness to further my inquiries; the Connecticut Historical Society; the President and Officers of Yale College, who sent me unique documents from the Library of that Institution; Mr. William C. Preston of South Carolina, to whom I owe precious memorials of the spirit and deeds of the South. The most valuable acquisition of all was the collection of the papers of Samuel Adams, which came to me through the late Samuel Adams Welles. They contain the manuscr
violent and undiscerning ambition, that far outran his ability. Albemarle, i. 340. He, too, shunned Garth, member of the House of Commons, and Agent for South Carolina, to the Committee of South Carolina, 6 June, 1766. the conduct of American affairs, and they were made over to a new Department of State, which Dartmouth was South Carolina, 6 June, 1766. the conduct of American affairs, and they were made over to a new Department of State, which Dartmouth was to accept, De Guerchy to Choiseul, 22 May, 1766. and which Charles Townshend avowed his hope of obtaining from a future Administration. Once, to delay his fall, Rockingham suggested a coalition Duke of Richmond's Journal in Albemarle, i. 349. with the Duke of Bedford. In saloons, female politicians, at their game of loo, doyage, to touch at some port in England; and they prayed for modifications of the Navigation Act, which would equally benefit Great Britain and themselves. South Carolina Committee of Correspondence to Garth, a Member of Parliament, their Agent, 2 July, 1766. Compare his answer of 26 September, 1766. At New-York, on the Ki
design to raise a revenue out of them, their jealousy will be awake. Samuel Adams to D. De Berdt, 16 Dec. 1766; and 18 Dec. 1766. At the same time he called across the continent to the patriot most like himself, Christopher Gadsden of South Carolina. Tell me, sir, said he Samuel Adams to Christopher Gadsden, 11 Dec. 1766. of the Billeting Act, whether this is not taxing the Colonies as effectually as the Stamp Act? And if so, either we have complained without reason, or we have still hope may tend, in time, to ease the people of England upon this head, and yet not be heavy in any manner upon the people in the Colonies. I know the mode by which a revenue may be drawn from America without offence. Garth to Committee of South Carolina, 31 Jan. 1767; Grafton's Autobiography. As he spoke the House shook with applause; hear him, hear him, now swelling loudest from his own side, now from the benches of the Opposition. I am still, he continued, a firm advocate for the Stamp Ac
he judges in the Colonies; and advised that their commissions should conform to the precedent in England. Garth to South Carolina, 12 March, 1767. Compare Sir Henry Moore to Shelburne, 1 Feb. 1767. The grants of lands in Vermont under the seaeasier exchange of products with the West Indies. W. S. Johnson's Journal, Monday, 16 Feb. 1767; Garth to Committee of S. C., 12 March, 1767. The reasonable request provoked universal dislike; Grenville and his friends appealed to it as fresh evican duty. W. S. Johnson to Jared Ingersoll, 18 Feb. 1767; Charlemont to Flood, 19 Feb. 1767; Garth to Committee of South Carolina, 12 March, 1767; Walpole's Memoirs II. 417; Compare Grafton to Chatham, 13 March 1767; Chat. Corr. III. 233. None he Parliament itself; and that its authority must be Chap. Xxviii} 1767. Feb. maintained. Garth to the Committee of South Carolina, 12 March 1767; Walpole, II. 418. By this time the friends of Grenville, of Bedford and of Rockingham, men the mo
; entering complaints against Georgia, Gage to Shelburne, 7 April, 1767. South Carolina, and other Colonies, and holding up New-York as preeminent in opposition. ooth exterior, concealed the heart of a savage. The Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina was a man of sense; but his moderation was soon to draw upon him a rebuke. to Choiseul, 14 May, 1767. I have very full reports from Garth, Agent for South Carolina, and member of the House of Commons, who was present, and from W. S. Johnso though names are omitted. W. S. Johnson to Pitkin, 16 May, 1767; Garth to South Carolina, 17 May, 1767. The persevering Grenville next moved his Test for America; b W. S. Johnson to Dep. Gov. Trumbull, 14 Sept. 1767. Garth to Committee of South Carolina, 6 June, 1767. The Stamp Act had called an American revenue just and necessS. Johnson to the Gov. of Connecticut, 13 July, 1767; Garth to Committee of South Carolina, 5 July, 1767. Henceforward no native of America could hope to receive any
Chapter 31: Massachusetts Consults her sister Colonies.—Hillsbo-rough's Administration of the Colonies. November, 1767—February, 1768. on the twenty-fourth of November, the Twelfth Chap. XXXI.} 1767. Nov. Parliament came together for the last time, previous to its dissolution. Its members were too busy in preparing for the coming elections to interfere with America, about which the King's speech was silent; Garth to South Carolina, 25 Nov. 1767. and when Grenville descanted on two or three papers in the Boston Gazette, as infamous libels on Parliament, the House showed only weariness of his complaints. W. S. Johnson to Gov. Pitkin, 26 Dec. 1767. W. S. Johnson to Jared Ingersoll, 30 Nov. 1767. Franklin to Galloway, 1 Dec. 1767, in Works, VII. 369. N. Rogers to Hutchinson, 30 Dec. 1767. Miscellaneous letters ascribed to Junius, x. XXIX. and XXXI. in Bohm's edition, II. 146, 193, 199. Bedford himself objected to Grenville's Test for America; Lyttelton to Temple
llsborough's letter with the contempt he had ordered them to show for the Circular of Massachusetts. We shall not be intimidated by a few sounding expressions from doing what we think is right, said they in their formal reply; Maryland House of Delegates to Gov. Sharpe. and they sent their thanks to Massachusetts, their sister Colony, in whose opinion they declared they exactly coincided. Maryland to Massachusetts, 23 June, 1768; received early in July, Prior Documents, 219. As for South Carolina, they could not enough praise the glorious ninety-two who would not rescind; toasting them at banquets, and marching by night through the streets of Charleston, in processions to their honor by the blaze of two and ninety torches. English statesmen were blindly adopting measures to carry out their restrictive policy; Thomas Bradshaw to John Pownall, 8 July, 1768. Circular of Hillsborough, of 11 July, 1768. establishing in America Courts of Vice Admiralty at Halifax, Boston, Philad
79, dates the Letter 4 Oct. But the system which made government subordinate to the gains of patronage, was every where producing its natural results. In South Carolina, the profits of the place of Provost-Marshal were enjoyed under a patent as a sinecure by a resident in England, See the Letters on the subject between the Committee of Correspondence of South Carolina and its Agent in England. whose deputy had the monopoly of serving processes throughout the Province, and yet was bound to attend courts nowhere but at Charleston. As a consequence the herdsmen near the frontier adjudicated their own disputes and regulated their own police, even at the risk of a civil war. Ramsay's History of South Carolina, i. 214, II. 125. The blood of rebels against oppression was first shed among the settlers on the branches of the Cape Fear River. The emigrants to the upland glades of North Carolina, though occupying rich lands, had little coin or currency; yet as the revenue of
1768, and again, Same to Same, 19 August, 1768. declined cooperating with him, met the Chiefs of the Upper and Lower Cherokees in Council at Hard Labor in Western South Carolina; and on the fourteenth of October, concluded a treaty conforming to the instructions of the Board of Trade. John Stuart to Mr. President Blair; Hard Le views of wicked men, who questioned the supreme authority of that body. While Hillsborough was setting his name to these papers, Montagu, the Governor of South Carolina, Lord Charles Montagu to the Secretary of State, 21 Nov. 1768. invited its Assembly to treat the letters of Massachusetts and Virginia with the contempt th a Petition from the Assembly of Pennsylvania to the House of Commons was put aside. The next day Beckford See Account of the Day in Garth to Committee of South Carolina, 10 Dec. 1768. Also in W. S. Johnson to Gov. of Connecticut, 3 Jan. 1769, and in Cavendish Debates. and Trecothick, as friends to America, demanded rather su
he town before dark, marched round the State-House, and quietly retired each to his own home. J. Adams's Works, II. 219. Massachusetts was sustained by South Carolina, whose Assembly, imperfectly imitated by New Jersey, Gov. Wm. Franklin to Hillsborough, 27 September, 1769. Hillsborough to Gov. Franklin, December, 1769.anuary, 1770. disregarded the appeal from MacDougall, to the betrayed inhabitants of the city and Colony, and sanctioned a compromise by a majority of one. South Carolina Bull to Hillsborough, 6 Dec. 1769. was commercially the most closely connected with England. A Colony of planters, it numbered about forty-five thousand whing on the consent of the public reason. The colonists had friends in the friends of liberty in England. As the cause of the people was every where the same, South Carolina in December remitted to London ten thousand five hundred pounds currency, to the Society for supporting the Bill of Rights, that the liberties of Great Britai
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