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Contents


139. Josiah Quincy, Jr. :
 The Hutchinson Riot, 1765
397
140. Town-Meeting of Cambridge:
 A Spirited Remonstrance, 1765
401
141. Stamp Act Congress:
 "Declarations of the Rights and Grievances of the Colonists," 1765
402
142. William Pitt, Later Earl of Chatham:
 An Englishman's Protest against Taxation, 1766
404
143. Benjamin Franklin and a Committee of the House of Commons:
 The State of the Colonies, 1766
407
144. Secretary Henry Seymour Conway:
 The Repeal of the Stamp Act, 1766
411

CHAPTER XXIV — THE REVENUE CONTROVERSY
145. Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford:
 Townshend's Revenue Scheme, 1767
413
146. Agent Dennis de Berdt:
 Complaint against the Acts of Trade, 1767
415
147. Reverend Charles Chauncy:
 Fears of Episcopacy, 1767
418
148. Chief Justice Thomas Hutchinson:
 Troops and Sons of Liberty in Boston, 1768
420
149. John Dickson:
 The Pennsylvania Farmer's Remedy, 1768
423
150. Judge Richard Henderson:
 Riot of the North Carolina Regulators, 1770
426
151. John Tudor:
 An Eye-Witness of the Boston Massacre, 1770
429
152. John Andrews:
 The Boston Tea-Party, 1773
431

CHAPTER XXV — THE ISSUES OF COERCION
153. Delegate John Adams:
 The First Continental Congress, 1774
434
154. Governor the Earl of Dunmore:
 Enforcement of the Association, 1774
439
155. Second Continental Congress:
 The Necessity of Self-Defence, 1775
442
156. Doctor Samuel Johnson:
 A Diatribe on the American Arguments, 1775
445
157. Chief Justice William Henry Drayton:
 The Tyranny of King George Third, 1776
449
158. King George Third:
 An Obstinate Guelph, 1777-1778
451