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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 185 185 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 115 115 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 50 50 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. 13 13 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 11 11 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) 9 9 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 5 5 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 5 5 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 4 4 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 4 Browse Search
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The American Revolution. Epoch first. The Overthrow of the European colonial system. 1748-1763. The Overthrow of the European colonial system. Chapter 1: America claims legislative independence of England. Pelham's administration. 1748. in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hun- chap I.} 1748. dred and forty-eight, Montesquieu, wisest in his age of the reflecting statesmen of France, apprized the cultivated world, that a free, prosperous and great people was forming in the forests of America, which England had sent forth her sons to inhabit. De l'esprit des Lois. LIV. XIX. chap. XXVII. Elle [une nation libre] donneroit aux peuples de ses colonies la forme de son gouvernement propre: et ce gouvernement portant avec lui la prosperite, on verroit se former de grands peoples dans les forces memes qu'elle enverroit habiter. The hereditary dynasties of Europe, all unconscious of the rapid growth of the rising power, which was soon to involve them in its new a
etters with letters written at or near the time, I am obliged to think that the venerable man blended together his recollections of the totality of the influence and doctrines of Otis, as developed on various occasions during the years 1761, 1762, 1763, 1764, and 1765, and even 1766. It is plain that his statement was prepared by aid of references to the British statute book and to printed documents. Thus, Appendix to Novanglus, p. 294, he quotes several laws, and adds, I cannot search for any But of that warm speech Otis himself published a report which may be read and compared. Further: the doctrine of the virtual representation of America in the British parliament does not seem to have come into public discussion till the winter of 1763-4; and Bernard expressly writes, that the power of parliament to levy port-duties had not been questioned or denied in Boston till the year 1764. On page 294, Mr. Otis is said to have quoted, in 1761, a remark first made by a member of parliament
nd Spain, risks the loss of her own.—Bute's ministry. 1762-1763. while it was yet uncertain who among British chap. XX.d what had long been resolved on, that a stand- chap. XX.} 1763. ing army of twenty battalions was to be kept up in Americay state was contracted or advanced. Europe, in chap. XX.} 1763. its territorial divisions, remained exactly as before. Buthoughts of the coming apostles of the people's chap. XX.} 1763. liberty, till the sound that cheers the desert shall thrilg beyond all others celerity with courage, knew chap. XX.} 1763. best how to endure the hardships of forest life and to trintral will of the administration, though checked chap XX.} 1763. by concessions of monopolies, was neither guided by local them books, and pamphlets, and many newspapers: chap. XX.} 1763. they had a ministry chiefly composed of men of their own etish conquest, which would close them once more chap. XX.} 1763. against all the world but the victors; even against the na