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No Taxation Without Representation

No Taxation Without Representation: Three Letters of 1754 to Governor William Shirley, with a Preface of 1766 To the PRINTER of the LONDON CHRONICLE. SIR, In July 1754, when from the encroachments of the French in America on the lands of the crown, and the interruption they gave to the commerce of this country among…

The Albany Plan of Union

Plan of a Proposed Union of the Several Colonies of Masachusets-bay, New Hampshire, Coneticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jerseys, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, For their Mutual Defence and Security, and for Extending the British Settlements in North America. That humble Application be made for an Act of the Parliament of…

Join or Die

  Friday last an Express arrived here from Major Washington, with Advice, that Mr. Ward, Ensign of Capt. Trent’s Company, was compelled to surrender his small Fort in the Forks of Monongahela to the French, on the 17th past; who fell down from Venango with a Fleet of 360 Battoes and Canoes, upwards of 1000…

The Support of the Poor

To Peter Collinson Sir Philadelphia May 9th. 1753 I received your Favour of the 29th. August last and thank you for the kind and judicious remarks you have made on my little Piece. Whatever further occurs to you on the same subject, you will much oblige me in communicating it. I have often observed with…

Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, &c.

1. Tables of the Proportion of Marriages to Births, of Deaths to Births, of Marriages to the Numbers of Inhabitants, &c. form’d on Observations made upon the Bills of Mortality, Christnings, &c. of populous Cities, will not suit Countries; nor will Tables form’d on Observations made on full settled old Countries, as Europe, suit new…