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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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 those 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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CHAPTER VI
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The Massachusetts Bay Court refuse the proposed conditions of perpetuating
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Resolutions of the two Houses of the Court on the subject
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Results of the fall of the Charter death of Charles the Second proclamation
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Toleration first proclaimed in Massachusetts by James the Second thanked
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They promptly proclaim King James the Second take the oath of allegiance
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How the second Charter was prepared and granted Dr Increase Mather first
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The spirit of the old leaven of bigotry still surviving and stung with the facts
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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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The effect of these Acts and measures in the Colonies
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Admirable and patriotic reply of the Virginia House of Burgesses to the Massa
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Similar replies from the Legislative Assemblies of other colonies
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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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Loid North explains the American policy the Bill to punish the town of Bog
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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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The Act of Parliament changing the Constitution of Massachusetts without
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The Governor of Virginia recommends Washington but his services are
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The explicit loyal and touching address and petition of this Congress to
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Opposition in both Houses protest in the Lords
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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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Governor Johnstone justifies the reception of it by example
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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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The affair of Concord and Lexington followed by the Battle of Bunkers Hill
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Lord Dunmore issues a proclamation to free the slaves on the night of
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Lord Dunmores conduct unlawful as well as unjust and inhuman
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CHAPTER XXV
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Committee to prepare a Declaration appointed
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CHAPTER XXVI
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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 477 - 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 478 - 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 228 - 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 485 - 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 313 - 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 407 - 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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