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‘ [282] temperate Province’ of Pennsylvania, from its slum-
Chap. XL.} 1769. May.
bers to express through its merchants their approval of what had been done. Delaware did still better. Her Assembly adopted the Virginia Resolves word for word,1 and every Colony South of Virginia in due time followed the example.

1 John Dickinson to Richard Henry Lee, 22 June, 1769. Life of R. H. Lee, i. 76, 77. Francis Alison to Ezra Stiles, 1 August, 1769.

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