The Writings of Samuel Adams Volume 3

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9781230454917: The Writings of Samuel Adams Volume 3
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...to do with it the Affair was between them two &c." Egerton MS. No. 2662, British Museum. 1 Archibald Ritchie, Jonathan Lee, and Robert Beverly, of Essex County, Virginia. On Thursday following a simple Country man was inveigled by a Soldier to bargain with him for a Gun; for this he was put under Guard and the next day was tarred & featherd by some of the Officers and Soldiers of the 47. I did not see this military parade, but am told & indeed it is generally said without any Contradiction that I have heard, that the Lt Coll headed the Procession. We are at a Loss to account for this Conduct of a part of the Army in the face of the Sun unless there were good Assurances that the General would connive at it. However he says he is very angry at it. You see what Indignities we suffer, rather than precipitate a Crisis. I have not time to write any more, only to acquaint you that this Letter will be delivd to you by Mr Wm Savage a son of one of my most valueable Acquaintances. Any Civilities which you may show him will be gratefully acknowledgd by Your friend, TO JONATHAN UPSHAW AND OTHERS.1 Collections of Massachusetts Historical Society, 4th ser., vol. iv., pp. 84, 85. Boston, 14 March, 1775. Gentlemen, I am to acquaint you, that immediately after the arrival of the unrighteous and cruel edict for shutting up our harbor, the inhabitants of this Town appointed a Committee to receive and distribute such donations as our friends were making, for the employment and relief of those who would become sufferers thereby. Your letter of the 19th of September last, directed to J no. Hancock, Esq., or the Overseers of the Poor of the Town of Boston, was laid before the same Committee, inclosing a bill of lading for one thousand and...

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Samuel Adams, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist. He earned his master's from Western Seminary and a doctorate from George Fox University. He maintains a full time counseling practice in Austin, Texas.

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