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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 88 88 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 44 44 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 42 42 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 12 12 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 8 Browse Search
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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 7 7 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 7 7 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906 4 4 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 4 4 Browse Search
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rteen shillings and fourpence on the pound of income, and on two hundred pounds income from real estate was seventy-two pounds, besides various excises and a poll tax of nineteen shillings on every male over sixteen. Once, in chap. XIII.} 1758. 1759, a colonial stamp-tax was imposed by their legislature. The burden cheerfully borne by Connecticut was similarly heavy. The Americans, powerful in themselves, were further strengthened by an unbroken communication with England. The unhappy Caiotism, conduct and courage. They publicly acknowledged to have found in him a leader, who had a quick discernment and invariable regard for merit, an earnestness to inculcate genuine sentiments of true honor and passion for glory; chap. XIII.} 1759. whose example inspired alacrity and cheerfulness in encountering severest toils; whose zeal for strict discipline and order gave to his troops a superiority which even the regulars and provincials publicly acknowledged. On the sixth of the follo
s to support the attack on Quebec, chap. XIV.} 1759. Pitt selected the generous and kind-hearted Sawhich makes me speak quick; but my chap. XIV.} 1759. orders are positive; the French are in confusireceived scanty supplies of provi- chap. XIV.} 1759. sions from France. The king, wrote the ministite the landing-place of Abercrom- chap. XIV.} 1759. bie; and that night, after a skirmish of the ae, over which, falling two hundred chap. XIV.} 1759. June. and fifty feet, it pours its fleecy cate; though Monckton's regiments had chap. XIV.} 1759. July. arrived, and had formed with the coolnesy, perhaps, in the world, on which chap. XIV.} 1759. Aug. to rest the defence of the town. Their ban time, Wolfe applied himself in- chap. XIV.} 1759. Sept. tently to reconnoitring the north shore ng. The French, replied the offi- chap. XIV.} 1759. Sept. cer, give way every where. What, cried exorable destiny. Sustaining hun- chap. XIV.} 1759. Sept. ger and cold, vigils and incessant toil,[16 more...]
he Tennessee.— Pitts administration continued. 1759-1760. the capitulation of Quebec was receivetting rich; for they were quartered chap. XV.} 1759. upon by their English patrons for more than thman's morals the eternal principles chap. XV.} 1759. which inspire all justice; and as he brought t he next made a demand on the Head- chap. XV.} 1759. men and Warriors of the towns on the branches de as a chastisement; and haughtily chap. XV.} 1759. added, if you desire peace with us, and will sked aid of the governors of Georgia chap. XV.} 1759. and North Carolina; invited Virginia to send ron their safe conduct from the gov- chap. XV.} 1759. ernor, arrived in Charleston to deplore all dele to say that no English blood had chap. XV.} 1759. ever been spilled by the young men of his villof South Carolina, II. 458. born in chap. XV.} 1759. 1724, long the colonial representative of Charave killed that number of ours, and chap. XV.} 1759. more, and therefore that is the least I will a[3 more...]
, seemed gradually confirming their sway. Virginia, once so orderly, had assumed the right of equitably adjusting the emoluments secured by law to the Church. In 1759, Sherlock, then Bishop of London, had confided his griefs to the chap. XVI.} 1760. Board of Trade, at the great change in the temper of the people of Virginia. lvania, and from the proprietaries themselves. The latter, therefore, in March, 1760, appealed to the king against seventeen acts that had been passed in 1758 and 1759, as equally affecting the royal prerogative, their chartered immunities, and their rights as men. When, in May, 1760, Franklin appeared with able counsel to defen against the colonies. This is erroneous. Pitt at that time had not even seen Franklin, as we know from a memoir by Franklin himself. Gordon adds, that Pitt, in 1759 or 1760, wrote to Fauquier, of Virginia, that they should tax the colonies when the war was over, and that Fauquier dissuaded from it. I have seen Fauquier's corre