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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 18 0 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.) 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 12 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 10 0 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 10 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 8 0 Browse Search
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he organized it, and yielded none after his dismissal. On Tuesday the first of February, the Earl of Feb. Buckinghamshire, who had attended the Privy Council, went to the House of Lords, to put the Ministry in mind that he was to be bought by private contract. The phrase is Edmund Burke's, Burke to Rockingham, Tuesday night, February 2, 1774; Burke's Corr. i. 452. [Tuesday was Feb. 1.] Moving for the Boston Correspondence, he said, The question is no longer about the liberty of North America, but whether we are to be free or slaves to our Colonies. Franklin is here, not as the Agent of a Province, but as an Ambassador from the States of America. His embassy to us is like nothing but that sent by Louis XIV. to the Republic of Genoa, commanding the doge to come and appease the Grand Monarch, by prostrating himself at Versailles.—Such language is wild, replied the Earl of Stair. Humanity, commercial policy, and the public necessities dictate a very contrary one.—I would not
with him than forty-nine, just the number that had divided against the Stamp Act, while on the other side stood nearly four times as many. The repeal of the tea tax was never to be obtained, so long as the authority of Parliament was publicly rejected or opposed. With ten thousand regulars, said the creatures of the Ministry, we can march through the Continent. To bring Boston on its knees and terrify the rest of America by the example, Gage, the military Commander-in-Chief for all North America, was commissioned as the civil Governor of Massachusetts also, and was sent over with four regiments to enforce submission. He was directed to shut the port of Boston, and having as a part of his instructions the opinion of Thurlow and Wedderburn that acts of High Treason had been committed there, he was directed to take measures for bringing the ringleaders to condign punishment. Foremost among these, Samuel Adams was marked out for sacrifice as the chief of the revolution. He is the
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