The Writings of Samuel Adams – Volume 2 –by: Samuel Adams

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THE WRITINGS

OF

SAMUEL ADAMS

COLLECTED AND EDITED

BY

HARRY ALONSO CUSHING

VOLUME II

1770 1773

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

1770.

Article Signed "Vindex," January 8th . . . Power of Governer over sessions of General Assembly.

Article Signed "Determinatus," January 8th . . . Non importation agreement.

To the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, March 19th . . . Memorial of town of Boston Apointment of special justices.

To John Hancock, May 11th . . . Proposed resignation.

To Benjamin Franklin, July 13th . . . Letter of town of Boston Effect of massacre narrative Influences upon public opinion "Case" of Captain Preston.

To the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, August 3d . . . Answer of House of Representatives Place of meeting of General Assembly Legal opinions Precedents Royal instructions Nature of Province Charter Rights of House.

Article Signed "A Chatterer," August 13th . . . Royal instructions.

Article Signed "A Chatterer," August 20th . . . Character of office holders.

Article Signed "A Chatterer," August 27th . . . Reply to "Probus" Character of lieutenant governor.

To Benjamin Franklin, November 6th . . . Letter of House of Representatives Appointment as agent Attitude of administration to Massachusetts Royal instructions Admiralty jurisdiction Salaries and appointments.

To Stephen Sayre, November 16th . . . Letters of "Junius Americanus" Non importation agreement Trial of Preston Royal instructions.

To the Lieutenant Governor of Massachussetts, Novemer 20th . . . Memorial of House of Representatives Vacancies in militia.

Article Signed "A Tory," November 20th . . . Effects of present administration.

To Peter Timothy, November 21st . . . Reply to Charleston committee Non importation agreement.

To Stephen Sayre, November 23d . . . Choice of agent Royal instructions Attitude of Huthchinson.

To Josiah Williams, November 23d . . . Personal advice.

Article signed "A Chatterer," December 3d . . . Royal instructions Control of troops Custody of Castle William.

Article signed "Vindex," December 10th . . . Trials of Preston and soldiers Discussion of testimony.

Article signed "Vindex," December 17th . . . Trials of Preston and soldiers Discussion of testimony.

Article signed "Vindex," December 24th . . . Trials of Preston and soldiers Discussion of testimony.

Article signed "Vindex," December 24th . . . Reply to "Somebody" Trial of soldiers.

To John Wilkes, December 28th . . . Introduction of William Palfrey Conditions in colonies.

Article signed "Vindex," December 31st . . . Action of Boston on massacre Attitude of troops Events of March 5, 1770 Testimony upon trial The dead.

Article signed "Vindex," December 31st . . . Testimony upon trial of soldiers.

1771.

Article signed "Vindex," January 7th . . . Trial of soldiers Discussion of testimony.

To Stephen Sayre, January 12th . . . Enclosing articles on trials.

Article signed "Vindex," January 14th . . . Discussion of testimony "Case" of Captain Preston.

Article signed "Vindex," January 21st . . . Result of trial of soldiers Discussion of testimony Reply to Philanthrop.

Article signed "Vindex," January 28th . . . Discussion of testimony "Case" of Captain Preston.

To Charles Lucas, March 12th . . . Acknowledgments of Boston.

To Arthur Lee, April 19th . . . Beginning of correspondence General conditions Designs of Administration Royal instructions.

To the Governor of Massachusetts, April 24th . . . Answer of House of Representatives Action of Spain at Port Egmont Attitude of Administration Place of meeting of General Assembly Appointment of Governor.

To the Governor of Massachusetts, April 25th . . . Salary bills.

Article signed "Candidus," June 10th ...

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