Hutchinson opposed with all his influence the repeal of the Revenue Act;
Hutchinson to Richard Jackson, 24 Jan. 1769. recommended to remove the main
Chap. XXXIX.} 1769. Jan. objection to Parliamentary authority, by the offer to the colonists of such a plan of representation in the British Parliament, as he knew they must reject;
Hutchinson to Richard Jackson, 24 Jan. 1769, and to Gov. Pownall, 29 Jan. 1769. informed against the free constitutions of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island as tending to produce another Congress;
From the Draft by Hutchinson. and advised and solicited and importunately demanded such an extension of the laws of Treason as would have rendered every considerable man in Boston liable to its penalties.
In letters to a member of that Parliament,
Thos. Hutchinson to T. Whately, 20 Jan. 1769. whose authority he wished it made treasonable to deny,—written for public purposes,
Of a previous Letter Whately writes, I have not been wanting to s