Samuel Adams

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;...