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Contempt for the Thames

To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. SIR, I am an American Gentleman, and as yet not entirely acquainted with the Customs of my dear Mother Country, and therefore apply to the Public for Information what to do as a Redress of a Grievance I lately met with. Being fond of the Water, I took…

Pax Quaeritur Bello

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To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. Pax quaeritur Bello. SIR, The very important Controversy being next Tuesday to be finally determined between the Mother Country and their rebellious American Children, I shall think myself happy if I can furnish any Hints that may be of public Utility. There are some Persons besides the Americans…

On the Prospects of War in America

To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. SIR, PACIFICUS, in your Paper of Friday last, tells us, that the Inhabitants of New England are “descended from the Stiff-Rumps in Oliver’s Time;” and he accounts for their being “so tenacious of what they call their Rights and Liberties,” from the “independent Principles handed down to them…

The Grand Leap of the Whale

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To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. SIR, In your Paper of Wednesday last, an ingenious Correspondent that calls himself the SPECTATOR, and dates from Pimlico, under the Guise of Good-Will to the News-Writers, whom he allows to be “an useful Body of Men in this great City,” has, in my Opinion artfully attempted to…

The Duke of York’s Travels

To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. SIR, I have observed all the News-papers have of late taken great Liberties with a noble Personage nearly allied to his Majesty. They have one Day made him Commander of a Fleet in the Mediterranean; again in the Channel; then to hoist his Flag on board a Yatcht,…