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When the royal governors dissolved the provincial assemblies for expressing
sympathy , " the colonies united in the Congress at Philadelphia in the autumn of
1774 . This body heartily supported Massachusetts ; ? it asserted the freedom of
Indeed , his sympathy , which had led the province of New York to employ him as
its London agent , ” drew upon him many attacks . “ I 1 Two Letters to Gentlemen
in Bristol , Works , II , 257 . 2 See 4 18 , note . 3 This incident is fully discussed ...
... Wilson ' s essay , The Interpreter of English Liberty , in the volume Mere
Literature , 1896 . In the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for
October , 1893 , Calvin Stebbins discusses Burke ' s agency for the province of
New York .
It does not institute a magnificent auction of finance , where captivated provinces
come to general ransom by bidding against each 10 other , until you knock down
the hammer , and determine a proportion of payments beyond all the powers of ...
I will point out to your attention a particular instance of it in the single province of
Pennsylvania . In the year 1704 that province called for £11 , 459 in value of your
commodities , native and for - 15 eign . This was the whole . What did it demand ...
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This well-crafted address was presented as a series of suggestions for a way to conciliate the American colonists and avoid a revolt. The common-sense points that Burke makes and the ways that he goes ... Прочетете пълната рецензия