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

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W. Briggs, 1880 - 489 strani
 

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More despotism practised in Massachusetts Bay than was ever practised in
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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
108
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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Government of the Colony
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Similar replies from the Legislative Assemblies of other colonies 343
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Efforts by addresses gifts and compliance in some matters to propitiate
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CHAPTER VI
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Resolutions of the two Houses of the Court on the subject
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Resolutions of the iwo Houses of the Court on the subject
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Concluding review of the characteristics of the fiftyfour years government
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SECOND ROYAL CHARTER AND THE GOVERNMENT 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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MAR SACHUSETTS AND OTHER COLONIES DURING THE SECOND WAR BETWEEN
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Debts incurred by the New England Colonies in the Indian Wars issue
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Mr Bancroft represents this war as merely European refuted by himself
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Dispute between the Earl of London and the Massachusetts Court in regard
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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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APPENDIX A TO CHAPTER X
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General Abercrombie arrives with more troops and forty German officers
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Governor Barnards recall and character in a note
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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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General Gages arrival in Boston and courteous reception as successor to Gov
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Loid North explains the American policy the Bill to punish the town of Bos
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Meeting of the Massachusetts Legislature adjournment to Salem their
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Third penal Bill for the immunity of governors magistrates and other public
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General sympathy and liberality on behalf of the town of Boston
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The Governor of Virginia recommends Washington bui 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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PARLIAMENT PROCEEDS TO PASS AN ACT TO PUNISH THE NEW ENGLAND
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Lord North opposes
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The Kings answer a proclamation declaring the petition rebellion and
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Bombardment and burning of Falmouth now Portland by Captain Mowat
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Retrospect of events and position of affairs between Great Britain and the Colo
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The loyalty and effective services of the Colonists in the English and French
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policy acted strictly on the defensive
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The House of Burgesses vemonstrate with Lord Dunmore for leaving the seat
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Remarks of the English Annual Register on this abominable proclamation
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The Kings speech at the meeting of Parliament October 26th 1775 and
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Separation from England not even yet contemplated though resisting the King
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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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Numbers character and position of Loyalists at the time as stated by Ameri
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The Declaration of Independence was the avowed expedient and prelude
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Stran 403 - That the foundation of English liberty, and of all free government, is a right in the people to participate in their legislative council...
Stran 475 - 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.
Stran 476 - 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.
Stran 4 - God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation...
Stran 226 - 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...
Stran 483 - 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.
Stran 4 - Politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute and frame such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the Colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Stran 311 - 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.
Stran 403 - Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes, as existed at the time of their colonization; and which they have, by experience, respectively found to be applicable to their several local and other circumstances.
Stran 405 - 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...

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