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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 191 191 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 184 184 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 42 42 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 35 35 Browse Search
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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.) 13 13 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. 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) 7 7 Browse Search
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heritance the traditions of liberty. Chap. I.} 1774. May. Beyond any other nation they had made trd of exiles, keeping watch by night, Chap. I.} 1774. May. heard the glad tidings which promised thpeople were to be driven to struggle Chap. I.} 1774. May. for total independence, though he himselty means of self-defence against its Chap. I.} 1774. May. arm, that when they hesitated to registe which had been the deposits of many Chap. I.} 1774. May. conquests, or the growth of ages, and fofused the administration; multiplied Chap. I.} 1774. May. the griefs of the overburdened peasantrycedence in a dance at court, than to Chap. I.} 1774. May. protect the honor of their future queen.the king wishes to know alone and at Chap. I.} 1774. May. once, any thing which he wishes done quie. To conciliate his good will, the Chap. I.} 1774. May. London Court Gazette announced him as ki But Gage was neither fit to recon- Chap. I.} 1774. May. cile nor to subdue. By his mild temper [10 more...]
icipated the prayer of Boston. Its Chap. II.} 1774. May. people, who had received the port-act didations they forwarded through Con- Chap. II.} 1774. May. necticut to Boston, with entreaties to tas the inception of the continental congress of 1774. It was the last achievement of the Sons of Li reconciling a continued dependence Chap. II.} 1774. May. on England with the just freedom of the r in which they would rule. But on Chap. II.} 1774. May. that day they chose to follow the wealthed the most passionate desire for a Chap. II.} 1774. May. reconciliation with the mother country. of New York was read aloud, as well Chap. II.} 1774. as the letters from Boston. Two measures wereake to the king a petition of their Chap. II.} 1774. May. rights. This, he was confident, would b at a full meeting of merchants and Chap. II.} 1774. May. traders the address was disclaimed. Thimong them James Bowdoin, Samuel Dex Chap. II.} 1774. May. ter, William Phillips, and John Adams, t
inued. hearts glowed more warmly on the banks of the Chap. III.} 1774. May. Patapsco. That admirable site of commerce, whose river side old committee of New York, from Philadelphia, and from Chap. III.} 1774. May. Boston, reached its inhabitants, they could not see the leastver pressed with severity. They had been beneficially Chap. III.} 1774. May. modified in favor of its great staple, rice; and the, charactly as tenants at will of the British house of commons, Chap. III.} 1774. May. or to prepare for resistance, their choice was never in doubte Mason also was then at Williamsburg, a man of strong Chap. III.} 1774. May. and true affections; learned in constitutional law; a profounrning. On the morning which followed the adoption of Chap. III.} 1774. May. this measure, Dunmore dissolved the House. The burgesses immeir own internal regulation, an annual congress of all Chap. III.} 1774. May. the colonies for the perpetual assertion of common rights, we
ay of June, Hutchinson embarked for Chap. IV.} 1774. June 1. England; and as the clocks in the Bostard. The sailor roamed the streets Chap. IV.} 1774. June 1. listlessly without hope of employment.y most exposed to ships of war. Our Chap. IV.} 1774. June. hearts are warmed with affection for yonservator of the peace in all cases Chap. IV.} 1774. June. whatsoever. I am willing to suppose, sded its commerce, in order to accu- Chap. IV.} 1774. June. mulate all articles of first necessity.use of commons, however severely it Chap. IV.} 1774. June. may reflect on a minister. When Gage tanies of artillery and eight pieces Chap. IV.} 1774. June. of ordnance had already reinforced Cast June, confident of having the per- Chap. IV.} 1774. June. fect control of the house, one hundred he had taken the chair, the friends Chap. IV.} 1774. June. to the scheme of indemnifying the East congress, which they desired to see Chap. IV.} 1774. June. annually renewed. The promptness of [1 more...]
yr town was borne up in its agony by mes- Chap. V.} 1774. June. sages of sympathy. From Marblehead came off, and he employed every device to produce Chap. V.} 1774. June. compliance. It was published at the cornersy the king, but on trial in a Boston town Chap. V.} 1774. June. meeting, left the chair, and took his place ure for trial, all persons who might pub- Chap. V.} 1774. June. lish, or sign, or invite others to sign the at once to about a hundred. The general Chap. V.} 1774. July. who had undertaken to frighten the people, exn to the appointments to office in Massa- Chap. V.} 1774. July. chusetts. He knew something of the political abounded in kind offices. The colonies Chap. V.} 1774. July. vied with each other in liberality. The recoof flocks of sheep and lambs. Throughout Chap. V.} 1774. July. New England the towns sent rye, flour, peas, ke this opportunity of declaring our most Chap. V.} 1774. July. earnest wishes to see an entire stop for ever
Third ranked New York next to Bos- Chap. VI.} 1774. July. ton in opposition to government. There f England; but differences arose as Chap. VI.} 1774. July. to the persons to be intrusted with the to secure the management of affairs Chap. VI.} 1774. July. to men of property. For this end they r and the committee nominated Philip Chap. VI.} 1774. July. Livingston, Alsop, Low, Duane, and Jay frrow bounds of his island cage, and Chap. VI.} 1774. July. to a friend of his own years confessed hn the conflict of two parties which Chap. VI.} 1774. July. were to increase in importance and spreation of Pennsylvania, which was but Chap. VI.} 1774. July. an echo of the opinion of Dickinson, recerty as any man in America, met the Chap. VI.} 1774. July. committee at New Brunswick; and with Wilia. For the most trifling reasons, Chap. VI.} 1774. July. said he, and sometimes for no conceivablheir justice. The crisis, he said, Chap. VI.} 1774. Aug. is arrived when we must assert our rights
rance, Louis the Sixteenth had selected minis- Chap. VII.} 1774. July. ters, of whom a part only were disposed to take advatters of little importance. Conforming to the Chap. VII.} 1774. July. public wish, he began by dismissing the ministers ofagem to gain an end. With all the patronage of Chap. VII.} 1774. July. France in his gift, he took from the treasury only erdial understanding with England and those who Chap. VII.} 1774. July. favored her insurgent colonies. Louis the Sixteene, and clearness. He had not the rapid intui- Chap. VII.} 1774. July. tions of genius, but his character was firm, his modsential, it seemed a national benediction that Chap. VII.} 1774. July. a youthful king should intrust the task of amendment game laws let in the wild beasts and birds to Chap. VII.} 1774. July. fatten on the growth of the poor male's fields; and The vices of the nobility had demoralized the Chap. VII.} 1774. July. army; from the navy there was also little promise, f
ixth day of August, Gage received Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. an authentic copy of the act of parliamen including the courts of justice, Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. in the hands of the royal governor. Withrs of the towns, and conferred on Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. the sheriffs of the several counties withea could be safely collected, and Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. that the province would peacefully acquiemessage was borne to the northern Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. border of the province, where the brooks companions, and they never forgot Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. their pledge. Everywhere the rural popand, he assumed the rank of a ma- Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. jor-general, which on occasion of his vis be settled for a continuation of Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. congresses, even though congresses will sw council. It is a point of law, Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. said they, and should be referred to the confiscation and death, said the Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. younger Murray; and his words were as oil[2 more...]
congressional delegates from Massachusetts, con Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. secrated by their office as her suppliant ambassadorsolders of Albemarle county, in Virginia, had a Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. month earlier expressed the same conclusion, and, in s, had been the anxious fear of Otis of Massa- Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. chusetts; and was now the apprehension of Philip Liviction with Warren, whose impetuous fearlessness Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. was tempered by self-possession, gentleness, and good would become usurpers of power and enemies to Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. the province, even though they bore the commission ofted a written covenant not to put their commis- Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. sions in force; Worthington resigned his office of cotablished by act of parliament, perished in the Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. presence of the governor, the judges, and the army. t undaunted; sensible that he can never die too Chap. IX.} 1774. Aug. soon who lays down his life in support of the laws an
e kept its powder for its militia at Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. Quarry Hill on a point of land between Med only with sticks, and led by cap- Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. tains of the towns, representatives, ande any thing decisive is urged, which Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. it is to be presumed will prove successfr so affected with any public event, Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. either in history or in life. The introt was adopted in practice. The com- Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. mission to Carleton, as governor of the there could be no parity between the Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. English and the Americans. The cannnothing was to be attempted. In re- Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. turn, assurances were given of most effeforfeits their allegiance. By their Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. duty to God, their country, themselves atal congress for their consideration Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. and advice. In a cause so solemn, they t about for safety. If the four New Chap. X.} 1774. Sept. England governments alone adopt the meas[2 more...]
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