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Contents


19. Governor Samuel Cranston:
An Explanation by Rhode Island, 1699
49
20. Daniel Neal:
An Historical Sketch of New England, 1720
52
21. Lieutenant-Governor John Wentworth:
The Condition of New Hampshire, 1731
55
22. Roger Wolcott:
Affairs in Connecticut, 1740-1758
58
23. Captain Francis Goelet:
"Boston the Metropolis of North America,"1750
61
24. John Adams:
"Overweening Prejudice in Favor of New England," 1775
63

CHAPTER IV — MIDDLE COLONIES
25. Gabriel Thomas:
Pennsylvania, the Poor Man's Paradise, 1698
65
26. Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations:
Proposal to Unite the two Jerseys, 1701
68
27. Secretary James Logan:
The Separation of Delaware, 1703
72
28. "Richard Castelman, Gent.":
Philadelphia, "a Noble, Large, and Populous City," 1710
74
29. John Conrad Wyser and other Palatines:
The Settlement of the Palatine Germans in New York, 1709-1720
77
30. His Majesty's Council in New Jersey:
"Concerning the Riot & Insurrections in New Jersey," 1744-1748
80
31. Robert Proud:
Politics in Pennsylvania, 1740-1754
85
32. Reverend Andrew Burnaby:
"New-York City," 1760
87

CHAPTER V — SOUTHERN COLONIES
33. Robert Beverly:
Andros's and Nicholson's Administrations, 1690-1705
90
34. Edward Randolph:
Report of an Investigating Agent in Carolina, 1699
94
35. Eliza Lucas:
A South Carolina Settlement, 1742
99
36. Governor Horatio Sharpe:
Routine in Maryland, 1754
100
37. Reverend James Maury:
The Parson's Opinion of "the Parson's Cause," 1763
103
38. Commissioners of Maryland and Pennsylvania:
The Running of Mason and Dixon's Line, 1763-1767
107