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ncerted the destruction of the tea. The morning of that day dawned on him in private life; the evening saw him a representative of Massachusetts to the general congress. That summer he followed the circuit for the last time. Great Britain, thus Sewall, his friend and associate at the bar, expostulated with him, as they strolled together on the hill that overhangs Casco Bay, with its thousand isles, Great Britain is determined on her system; and her power is irresistible. That very determinatiine, answered Adams; swim or sink, live or die, survive or perish with my country, is my unalterable determination. The White Mountains on the one side, and the ocean on the other, were witnesses to the patriot's vow I see we must part, rejoined Sewall; but this adieu is the sharpest thorn on which I ever set my foot. Two days in advance of Massachusetts, the assembly of Rhode Island unanimously chose delegates to the general congress, which they desired to see Chap. IV.} 1774. June. annu