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esenting the petition of congress, but he was joined only by those who were employed by Massachusetts. Dartmouth received it courteously, and laid it before the king, who promised that after the recess it should be communicated to parliament. Barrington, the military secretary, was the first to confess the weakness of his department and to remonstrate against war. British industry made every Chap. XVII.} 1774. Dec. able-bodied man of so much value, that considerable enlistments at home were oys at school sometimes held commissions; and under the corrupt system, not one general officer of that day had gained a great name. Aristocratic selfishness had unfitted England for war, unless under a minister who could inspirit the nation. Barrington, therefore, who had in advance advised, that the seven regiments in Boston should be directed to leave a place where they could do no good, and without intention might do harm, and who was persuaded that the navy by itself was able to worry Mas