Narrative and Critical History of America: The United States of North America. 1888

Justin Winsor
Houghton, Mifflin, 1887

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Página 50 - that a committee of correspondence be appointed, to consist of twenty-one persons, to state the rights of the colonies, and of this province in particular, as men, as Christians, and as subjects ; to communicate and publish the same to the several towns in this province and to the world, as the sense
Página 11 - Then and there was the first scene of the first act of opposition to the arbitrary claims of Great Britain. Then and there the child Independence was born.
Página 50 - of this town, with the infringements and violations thereof that have been, or from time to time may be, made; also requesting of each town a free communication of their sentiments on this subject.
Página 229 - We strictly enjoin you that you, in behalf of this colony, dissent from and utterly reject any propositions, should such be made, that may. cause or lead to a separation from the mother country, or a change of the form of government.
Página 311 - Burgoyne to march to Massachusetts Bay, by the easiest, most expeditious, and convenient route; and to be quartered in, near, or as convenient as possible to Boston, that the march of the troops may not be delayed when transports arrive to receive them. '' V. The troops to be supplied on their march, and
Página 213 - Accurate and interesting account of the hardships and sufferings of that band of heroes, who traversed the wilderness in the Campaign against Quebec in 1775 {Lancaster, Pa., 1812).
Página 105 - Defence of the resolutions and address of the American congress, in reply to Taxation no tyranny. By the author of Regulus. To which are added, general remarks on the leading principles of that -work, as published in the London Evening Post of the 2d and
Página 315 - Resolved, therefore, that the embarkation of Lieutenant-General Burgoyne and the troops under his command be suspended till a distinct and explicit ratification of the Convention of Saratoga shall be properly notified by the court of Great Britain to Congress.
Página 228 - consult and adopt such measures as may have the most likely tendency to extricate the colonies from their present difficulties, to secure and perpetuate their rights, liberties, and privileges, and to restore that peace, harmony, and mutual confidence which once happily subsisted between the parent country 'and her colonies.
Página 275 - intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off : in some instances almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time. This circumstance of itself,

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