The Loyalists of America and Their Times: from 1620 to 1816, Band 1

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Continued oppressions and proscriptions at Massachusetts Bay and fresh com
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Massachusetts Bay rulers the aggressors throughout review of the controversy
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More despotism practised in Massachusetts Bay than was ever practised in
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The parliamentary authority declared in this ordinance and acknowledged
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How their appeal to England was defeated
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Petition of the Massachusetts Bay Court to the Long Parliament in 1651
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Letters of remonstrance against these persecutions by the distinguished
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Summary of the first thirty years of the Massachusetts Bay Government
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CHAPTER V
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When and under what circumstances the Massachusetts Bay Government pro
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The Kings Puritan Councillors and kindly feelings for the Colony of Massa
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On account of the complaints and representations made to England the King
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They address the King and enclose copies of their address with letters
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Letters of Lord Clarendon and the Honourable Robert Boyle to the Massachu
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The Kings reply to the long address or petition of the Massachusetts
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Royal Charters to Connecticut and Rhode Island in 1663 with remarks upon
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The narrative of the discussion of questions between Charles the Second and
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Baptists persecuted by fine imprisonment c as late as 1666 and 1669 ex
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Remarks on the unfair statements and unjust imputations against the British
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Recapitulation manner of extending the territory and jurisdiction so as to
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The Massachusetts Bay Court refuse the proposed conditions of perpetuating
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Results of the fall of the Charter death of Charles the Second proclamation
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SEcond Roy Al Charter AND THE Gover NMENT of MAssachusetts UNDER
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Unsuccessful efforts of Dr Increase Mather to obtain the restoration of the first
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A small party in Boston opposed to accepting the new Charter Judge Story
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Encroachments of the French on the British Colonies from 1748 to 1756
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Debts incurred by the New England Colonies in the Indian Wars issue
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Contests chiefly between the Colonists the French and the Indians from
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Divided counsels and isolated resources and action of the Colonies
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Generals Abercrombie and Loudon at Albany hesitate and delay while
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Attempt of the French to recover Quebec
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CHAPTER IX
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The effect of these Acts and measures in the Colonies
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This circular displeasing to the British Ministry and strongly condemned by
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Similar replies from the Legislative Assemblies of other Colonies
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Admirable and patriotic reply of the Virginia House of Burgesses to the Massa
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CHAPTER XV
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Governor Barnards recall and character in a note
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Collisions between the soldiers and inhabitants in Boston
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Associations in the Colonies against the use of tea imported from England
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The Governor Hutchinson of Massachusetts and his sons the consignees
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The King the author of the scheme His Majestys condemnation of the
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CHAPTER XVIII
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London debates on it in the Commons and Lords
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The fourth Act of Parliament legalizing the quartering of the troops in Boston
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Third penal Bill for the immunity of governors magistrates and other public
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CHAPTER XX
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The Governor of Virginia recommends Washington but his services are
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Manly and affectionate appeal to the British nation
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CHAPTER XXI
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Remarks on the gross inaccuracies and injustice and empty promises of this
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1775 CoNTINUED
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Mr Fox defends it and moves against its rejection 488
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The Kings answer a proclamation declaring the petition rebellion and
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The effect of this proclamation upon the Continental Congress and of the
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Disclaimed by Dr Franklin in 1773
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CHAPTER XXIV
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Lord Dunmore Governor of Virginia about the same time committed out
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Account of this affair and of Lord Dunmores policy by the English Annual
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Lord Dunmores conduct unlawful as well as unjust and inhuman
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The thirteen Colonies a unit for the defence of their constitutional rights
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The Declaration of Independence reported discussed amended and adopted
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Preliminary remarks on the impolicy and injustice to many thousands on both
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The Declaration of Independence was a violation of good faith to those
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Seite 413 - That the foundation of English liberty, and of all free government, is a right in the people to participate in their legislative council...
Seite 489 - He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining, in the meantime, exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
Seite 490 - He has constrained our fellow-citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands.
Seite 490 - For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies...
Seite 153 - Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth : evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him. 12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.
Seite 234 - And further, full power and authority are hereby given and granted to the said General Court from time to time to make, ordain, and establish, all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes and ordinances...
Seite 497 - With hearts fortified with these animating reflections, we most solemnly, before God and the world, declare, that, exerting the utmost energy of those powers, which our beneficent Creator hath graciously bestowed upon us, the arms we have been compelled by our enemies to assume, we will, in defiance of every hazard, with unabating firmness and perseverence, employ for the preservation of our liberties ; being with one mind resolved to die freemen rather than to live slaves.
Seite 321 - At the same time let the sovereign authority of this country over the colonies be asserted in as strong terms as can be devised, and be made to extend to every point of legislation whatsoever. That we may bind their trade, confine their manufactures, and exercise every power whatsoever, except that of taking their money out of their pockets without their consent.
Seite 417 - You have been told that we are seditious, impatient of government and desirous of independency. Be assured that these are not facts, but calumnies. — Permit us to be as free as yourselves, and we shall ever esteem a union with you to be our greatest glory and our greatest happiness...
Seite 423 - When your lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America, when you consider their decency, firmness, and wisdom, you cannot but respect their cause, and wish to make it your own.

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