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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 4 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 6 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 4 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 2 0 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 1 1 Browse Search
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Connecticut Courant, No. 483. This was succeeded by the cry of Liberty and Property, and three cheers; soon after which the people, than whom better men never walked in glory behind the plough, having done their work thoroughly, rode home to their several villages. There the Calvinist ministers nursed the flame of piety and the love of civil freedom. Of that venerable band, none did better service than the American-born Stephen Johnson, the sincere and fervid pastor of the first church of Lyme. Bute, Bedford, and Grenville, said he to the people, will be had in remembrance by Americans as an abomination, execration, and curse. As the result of all, these measures tend to a very fatal civil war; and France and Spain would make advantage of the crisis. If they chap. XVI.} 1765. Sept. are pursued, the dear patrimony of our fathers must pass to taskmasters here, or the men of ease and wealth in Great Britain, who have schemed them away for nought. This people cannot bear it till
ian of freedom, and the people ought not to sacrifice it. Com. Gaz. No. 488, Friday, 1 Nov. 1765. Nor let the true lovers of their country pass unheeded the grave of Timothy Green, one of an illustrious family of printers, himself publisher of the New London Gazette, which had always modestly and fearlessly defended his country's rights; for on Friday, the first day of November, his journal came forth without stamps, and gave to the world a paper from the incomparable Stephen Johnson, of Lyme. New London Gaz. No. 108, Friday, 1 Nov. 1765. The liberty of free inquiry, said he, is one of the first and most fundamental of a free people. They have an undoubted right to be heard and relieved. They may publish their grievances; the press is open and free. We may go on to enjoy our rights and liberties as usual. The American governments or inhabitants may associate for the mutual defence of their birthright liberties. A person or people collectively may enjoy and defend
rels, they were thoroughly consumed in a bonfire. The resolutions of New-York were carried swiftly to Connecticut. The town of Wallingford voted a fine of twenty shillings on any of its inhabitants that should use or improve any stamped vellum or paper; and the Sons of Liberty of that place, adopting the words of their brethren of New-York, were ready to oppose the unconstitutional Stamp Act to the last extremity, even to take the field. The people of the county of New London, meeting at Lyme, declared the general safety and privileges of all the colonies to depend on a firm union. They were ready on all occasions to assist the neighboring provinces to repel all violent attempts to subvert their common liberties; and they appointed Major John Durkee to correspond with the Sons of Liberty in the adjoining colonies. Israel Putnam, the brave patriot of Pomfret,—whose people had declared, that their connection with England was derived only from a compact, their freedom from God and