The Writings Of Samuel Adams - Volume 3 by Samuel AdamsThe Writings Of Samuel Adams - Volume 3 by Samuel Adams

The Writings Of Samuel Adams - Volume 3

bySamuel Adams

Paperback | August 8, 2012

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Excerpt: ...BOSTON March 12 1775 DEAR SIR I receivd your favor of the 20 Jany by Capt Hunt via New York. I never had the least doubt in my Mind but that the Colony of South Carolina, which has distinguishd itself through all our Struggles for the Establishment of American Liberty, would approve of and support the proceedings of the Continental Congress. I cannot but think that every sensible Man (Whig or Tory) must see that they are well adapted to induce the British Government to do us justice, and I still flatter my self they will operate to that Effect. There are a Set of infamous & atrociously wicked Men, here & there in this Continent, who have been endeavoring to make the Appearance of Divisions among us, in order that our Enemies in Britain may avail themselves of it, and thereby prevent the good Effects of the Decisions of the Congress; but every impartial Man who has gone from America must be able to convince the Nation, that no human Law has ever been more observd than those resolutions. The people of this Town have at length gone through the Winter with tollerable Comfort. Next to the gracious Interposition of Heaven we acknowledge the unexampled Liberality of our Sister Colonies. If I am called an Enthusiast for it, I cannot help thinking that this Union amoung the Colonies and Warmth of Affection, can be attributed to Nothing less than the Agency of the supreme Being. if we believe that he superintends & directs the great Affairs of Empires, we have reason to expect the restoration and Establishment of the publick Liberties, unless by our own Misconduct we have renderd ourselves unworthy of it; for he certainly wills the Happiness of those of his Creatures who deserve it, & without publick Liberty, we cannot be happy. Last Monday an Oration was deliverd to a very crowded Audience in this Town in Commemoration of the Massacre perpetrated by Preston and his party on the 5 of March 1770-Many of the Officers of the Army attended. They...
Title:The Writings Of Samuel Adams - Volume 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:August 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1153727161

ISBN - 13:9781153727167

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