Sammelband of five British pamphlets concerning the American colonies. American Revolution.
Sammelband of five British pamphlets concerning the American colonies
Sammelband of five British pamphlets concerning the American colonies
Sammelband of five British pamphlets concerning the American colonies
Sammelband of five British pamphlets concerning the American colonies
Sammelband of five British pamphlets concerning the American colonies

Sammelband of five British pamphlets concerning the American colonies.

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1.Tucker, Josiah. An humble address and earnest appeal to those respectable personages in Great Britain and Ireland, Who by their great and permanent interest in landed property, their liberal education, elevated rank, and enlarged views, are the ablest to judge, and the fittest to decide, whether a connection with, or a separation from the continental colonies of America, be most for the national advantage, and the lasting benefit of these kingdoms. Second Edition, corrected. Glocester, 1776. 93, [3] pp. ESTC T36739; Adams, 75-144b

2. Tucker, Josiah. A letter to Edmund Burke, Esq ; Member of Parliament for the city of Bristol, and agent for the colony of New York, &c. in answer to his printed speech, said to be spoken in the House of Commons, on the twenty-second of March, 1775. By Josiah Tucker, D.D. Dean of Glocester. 58, [2] pp. Glocester, 1775. Second edition, corrected. 58,[2]pp. ESTC T10135; Adams, 75-145b.

3. [Johnson, Samuel]. Taxation No Tyranny; an Answer to the Resolutions and Address of the American Congress. Third Edition. London; T. Cadell, 1775. [4],91,[1] pp. ESTC T49888; Adams, 75-69c; Sabin, 36303. Reese, Revolutionary 100, no. 26

4. [Price, Richard] The Honor of Parliament and the Justice of the nation vindicated. In a reply to Dr. Price's Observations on the nature of civil liberty. 63, [1] pp. London, W. Davis, 1776. First Edition. An anonymous reply to Dr. Price's well-known work, and all against the American colonists: "The Doctor's plea, That the Americans are fighting for liberty, and the defence of their property, is not likely to inspire the sons of rebellion with more true courage than may be expected from Britons...." "The defender exclaims without mercy against the Americans, and is sarcastic on Dr. Price's profession as a preacher" - Sabin. The NUC locates thirteen copies of this scarce work. American Controversy 76-65. Sabin 32790

5. Shebbeare, J[ohn]. An Essay on the Origin, Progress and Establishment of National Society,: In Which the Principles of Government, the Definitions of physical, moral, civil, and religous Liberty, contained in Dr. Price's Observations, & c., are fairly examined and fully refuted ... of the Legislature, in Reducing America to Obedinece by Force...London: J. Bew, 1776. 212 pp.

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