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The Writings of Samuel Adams, vol 2


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Author: Samuel Adams
Language: English
Wordcount: 128,093 / 372 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 33.5
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,115 470
Genre: Biography

Edited by Harry Alonzo Cushing

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f clergy--Character of convention.

Article signed "Candidus," August 19th . . . Custom of "addressing"--Public opinion of Administration--Stamp Act--Events in 1768--Character of addresses.

Article signed "Candidus," September 9th . . . Assertion of rights by colonists--Factions--Revenue acts.

Article signed "Candidus," September 16th . . . Circular letter of February, 1768--The mandate to rescind--Letter to Hillsborough of June, 1768--Refusal to rescind.

Article signed "Candidus," September 23d . . . Dissolution of General Assembly--Charter rights of General Assembly--Royal instructions.

To Arthur Lee, September 27th . . . Remonstrance of London--Despotism in Massachusetts--Cause of colonial grievances--Possiblity of impeachment--Opposition to an American episcopate--Introduction of William Story.

Article signed "Candidus," September 30th . . . Letters of Bernard--Disorders in 1768--Letters of commissioners.

To Arthur Lee, October 2d . . . Comments on William S



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