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The Grey Maggot

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 25. –A despicable pamphlet lately published in Boston, now commonly called the “Grey Maggot,” has asserted, “That the only apology which could be made for the conduct of the Continental Congress in adopting the Suffolk resolves, was that…

Causes of trouble in Boston

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Causes of trouble in Boston – Timothy Ruggles’ assertion. – The Gazettes. January 1. –The chief troubles of our Israel1 are the Philantrops, the Hazlerods, the Sir Froths, the Tims, the Bens, and the Bobs. These are men, who,…

An Act for the More Effectual Keeping of the Colonies Dependent

All the Printers of News Papers in the British Colonies, are requested to publish the following Act of Parliament; which it is said, will be passed the End of the present Session, or the Beginning of the next. “An Act for the more effectual keeping of his Majesty’s American Colonies dependent on the Crown of…