The Court of England

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 13.—A writer in the London Evening Post of this day, says:—”If freedom of speech, and the most vigorous opposition to ministers, were ever necessary in a free country, they are certainly at this awful period; a period which …

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The American Expedition

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Our political wrongheads, to show themselves frantic, Would extend the excise laws beyond th’ Atlantic; Those they sent were oppos’d with American rage, For a general excise is a General Gage. But though gaging did plainly appear their intentions, …

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