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traced until Professor Cook gathered from such valuable but obvious sources as
the Parliamentary History , the Annual Register and the histories of Bancroft and
Lecky a considerable body of material relating to the debates on America .
This body heartily supported Massachusetts ; ? it asserted the freedom of the
provincial legislatures “ in all cases of taxation and internal polity ” ; 3 it
demanded the repeal of the obnoxious acts of Parliament ; 4 it formed an
agreement to stop ...
Without Burke , says Morley , “ the Rockingham connection would undoubtedly
have fallen to ruin , and with it the most upright , consistent and disinterested
body of men then in public life . ” 5 For the sake of this party Burke refused a
3 This incident is fully discussed by Calvin Stebbins in a paper read before the
American Antiquarian Society , Oct . 21 , 1893 , and published in the Proceedings
of that body . ind published and am charged with being an American , ” he wrote
According to this scheme the main body of the argument is included in the brief
proper . In this part the lettering and numbering of heads does not indicate the
relative importance of arguments , but merely their relation to the chief
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