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Contents


124. Secretary the Earl of Holdernesse:
  Royal Orders to Resist the French, 1753
356
125. Chief Justice Stephen Hopkins:
  The Albany Plan of Union, 1754
357
126. Colonel John Winslow:
  Deportation of the Acadians, 1755
360
127. Anonymous:
  A French Account of Braddock's Defeat, 1755
365
128. Secretary William Pitt:
  "The Empire is no more," 1757
367
129. Captain John Knox:
  The Fall of Quebec, 1759
369


PART VI

CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTION


CHAPTER XXI — NEW CONDITIONS OF ENGLISH CONTROL
130. James Earl of Waldegrave:
  The Character of George Third, 1758
373
131. James Otis:
  Arguments on Writs of Assistance, 1761
374
132. John Wilkes:
  Opposition to Arbitrary Power, 1763
378
133. Commissioner Benjamin Franklin:
  Grenville's Scheme of Taxation, 1763-1764
381

CHAPTER XXII — THE WEST
134. John Filson:
  "The Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon," 1769-1775
383
135. Governor the Earl of Dunmore:
  Cold Water on an Ohio Colony, 1770
386
136. Reverend Joseph Doddridge:
  The Settlement of the Western Country, 1772-1774
387
137. François Jean, Marquis de Chastellux:
  How the Frontiers were Settled, 1780
392

CHAPTER XXIII — THE STAMP ACT CONTROVERSY
138. Martin Howard:
  A Colonist's Defence of Taxation, 1765
394