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Sam Adams: Duty to Declare & Maintain Our Rights at All Times

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, 1771 We cannot think the doctrine of the right of Parliament to tax us is given up, while an act remains...

Sam Adams: Duty to Declare & Maintain Our Rights at All Times

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, 1771 We cannot think the doctrine of the right of Parliament to tax us is given up, while an act remains...

Sam Adams: To Reason Against Such an Act, Would be Idleness

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams SAMUEL ADAMS TO ARTHUR LEE (in London) Boston, May 18th, 1774 MY DEAR SIR: The edict of the British Parliament, commonly called the...

Our affairs appear to be approaching to a great crisis

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, June 12, 1780 Messieurs Edes, An old Correspondent begs room for a few Words in your next. Formerly this great contest was carried...

“An American” to the Earl of Carlisle and Others

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, May-June 1778 To the Earl of Carlisle, Lord Viscount Howe, Sir William Howe (or, in his absence, Sir Henry Clinton), William...

"An American" to the Earl of Carlisle and Others

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, May-June 1778 To the Earl of Carlisle, Lord Viscount Howe, Sir William Howe (or, in his absence, Sir Henry Clinton), William...

Governor & Judges: Creatures Dependents & Tools of the Crown

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, April 12, 1773 General Letter appearing in the Boston Gazette, April 12, 1773 Messieurs EDES & GILL, PERHAPS no measure that has been...

Governor & Judges: Creatures Dependents & Tools of the Crown

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, April 12, 1773 General Letter appearing in the Boston Gazette, April 12, 1773 Messieurs EDES & GILL, PERHAPS no measure that has been...

Sam Adams: Instructions to Reps. in the General Court

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, May 15, 1764 INSTRUCTIONS OF THE TOWN OF BOSTON TO ITS REPRESENTATIVES IN THE GENERAL COURT. MAY, 1764. 1 The Comtee appointed...

Seeking the favor of Heavenly Father

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, August 17, 1780 Philadelphia, My Dear Hannah Nothing I assure you, but Want of Leisure has prevented my acknowledging the Receipt of your...

The Love of Liberty is interwoven in the soul of Man

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, October 4, 1790 BOSTON Octr 4th 1790 DEAR SIR With pleasure I received your Letter of Septr 12th; and as our good...

An Accolade of Lafayette: In The Glorious Cause Of Freedom

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, September 14, 1778 To Samuel Phillips Savage. Dear Sir, I recd your favor of the 3d with the News papers inclosd. I note...

Junius Americanus

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, October 31, 1771 BOSTON Octob 31 1771. Sir I Inclose a printed Copy of a Resolve of the Council of this province, whereby...

We are in a state of perfect despotism

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, September 27, 1771 SIR I am greatly indebted to you for your several Letters of . To let you know that I am...

The Feudal System In Its Perfection!

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, January 8, 1770 May it please your Excellency, In your speech, at the Opening of the present session2, your Excellency expressed your...

A Conspiracy To Ruin A State Deserves Death

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, February 17, 1777 BALTIMORE Feb 15 1777 MY DEAR SIR I am favord with yours of the 21 of December for which I...

A Tyranny Seems To Be At The Very Door

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, October 14, 1771 Messieurs EDES & GILL, "Ambition saw that stooping Rome could bear A MASTER, nor had Virtue to be free." I Believe...

Sam Adams: How to Deserve and Enjoy Liberty

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams The sum of all is, if we would most truly enjoy the gift of Heaven, let us become a virtuous people;...

Acts of Parliament made against the Magna Charta are void

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, January 27, 1772 Boston Gazette, January 27, 1772 Messieurs EDES & GILL, I have observed from Baron Montesquieu, that the British constitution has...

Let us beware of the poison of flattery

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, November 11, 1771 Messieurs EDES & GILL, WE read that "Jeroboam the Son of Nebat made Israel to sin": For this he...

On Arbitrary Power Exercised By Britain Against The Colonies

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, July 31, 1771 TO ARTHUR LEE. BOSTON, July 31st, 1771. SIR,- Since I received your favour of the 28th of March, I have observed...

The Principles upon which the Americans opposed the Stamp Act

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, September 9, 1771 The supreme power says Mr. Locke, is not, nor can possibly be absolutely arbitrary, over the lives and...

Channels Of Communication Vital To The American Cause

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, Apr. 10, 1773 Your Letter to me of the 4th Feb last, I receivd with singular Pleasure; not only because I...

An Appeal To Honor The Non-Importation Agreements

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, January 8, 1770 To the Printers. The agreement of the Merchants of this distressed and insulted continent, to with hold importations from...

Resolutions of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, Oct. 29, 1765 Whereas the just rights of his Majesty's subjects of this Province, derived to them from the British Constitution,...

Samuel Adams: Father of the Revolution

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell As I have noted before, Samuel Adams was one of the first victims of the historical revisionism of that socialist...

Samuel Adams on the Cure to the Enemies Venom

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams Letter to John Adams, March 9, 1779 Mr L will write you fully by this Opp,y. I take up my pen chiefly...

The Great End of Government

LIBERTY LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS, 1768 It is observable that though many have disregarded life, and contemned liberty, yet there are few men who do not...

Sam Adams: Right to Life, Liberty, Property Under God

LIBERTY LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS, 1772 Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these: First, a right to life; Secondly, to liberty; Thirdly, to property;...

Putting Down the Mob, Defending Law and Order

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, 1766 This Town has always been very careful during the late Times of Calamity to preserve as much as possible Good...