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A defence of the Letter from a gentleman at Halifax, to his friend in Rhode-Island ...

Martin Howard

A defence of the Letter from a gentleman at Halifax, to his friend in Rhode-Island ...

by Martin Howard

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Published by Printed and sold by S. Hall in Newport .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hopkins, Stephen, -- 1707-1785,
  • Otis, James, -- 1725-1783,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40062.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination30 [i.e. 31] p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13554716M
    LC Control Number87544157
    OCLC/WorldCa11553882

    This Gentleman's communication which I received three days ago, imported that he had on or about the 19th Inst. learned from Gov. Johnston that an attack by an army of ten thousand troops, and a sufficient number of the Ships of the Line, was intended upon South Carolina at Charles Town and Beaufort, Port Royal or both—that Gov. The position of eminence, the great respect and the profound reverence in which the name of Washington is enshrined in the hearts of the American people, and particularly so, with the members of this Fraternity, and of all true lovers of liberty and freedom wheresoever dispersed, is the reason, if any be needed, why everything relating to this great man and worthy brother should be preserved.

    His first contribution to the public discussion was the relatively short “Humourous Reasons for Restoring Canada,” in the London Chronicle, Dec. 25–27, (above, VIII, –52); his next and most important treatment of the subject was The Interest of Great Britain Considered, often called “The Canada Pamphlet,” which the London. A Letter to the Bishop of Exeter (English) (as Author) A Second Letter to the Bishop of Exeter (English) (as Author) Alderson, Matthew W., How She Felt in Her First Corset, and Other Poems (English) (as Author) Alder, William Fisher The Isle of Vanishing Men: A Narrative of Adventure in Cannibal-land (English) (as Author).

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A defence of the Letter from a gentleman at Halifax, to his friend in Rhode-Island. [Eleven lines from Foster]Author: Martin Howard. {{Citation | title=A defence of the Letter from a gentleman at Halifax, to his friend in Rhode-Island [electronic resource]: [Eleven lines from Foster] | author1=Howard, Martin, approximately | year= | publisher=Printed and sold by Samuel Hall, on the Parade | language=English }}.

OCLC Number: Notes: Number of p. 30 and 31 interchanged. Replying to two criticisms of the author's "Letter": one in the Providence gazette of Febru March 2 and 9, and April to his friend in Rhode-Island.

book, [by Stephen Hopkins]; the other a pamphlet, "Vindication of the British colonies against the aspersions of the Halifax gentleman" [by James Otis]. OCLC Number: Notes: Number of p.

30 and 31 interchanged. Replying to two criticisms of the author's "Letter": one in the Providence gazette of Febru March 2 and 9, and April 8, by [Stephen Hopkins]; the other a pamphlet, "Vindication of the British colonies against the aspersions of the Halifax gentleman", [by James Otis].

Page [unnumbered] Page [unnumbered] A LETTER FROM A GENTLEMAN at Halifax, TO HIS FRIEND in Rhode-Island, CONTAINING REMARKS UPON A PAMPHLET, ENTITLED, THE RIGHTS OF COLONIES EXAMINED.

NEWPORT: PRINTED AND SOLD BY S. HALL. A letter from a gentleman at Halifax, to his friend in Rhode-Island, containing remarks upon a pamphlet, entitled The rights of colonies examined Summary: Though dated Halifax, Nova-Scotia, Jan.

20,and known as the Halifax letter, this pamphlet is generally attributed to Martin Howard, of Newport A letter from a gentleman at. His Letter from a gentleman at Halifax appeared in January of as an attack on Hopkins’ The rights of the colonies —initiating a prolonged battle between Howard, Hopkins, and James Otis, waged on paper through a series of pamphlets and letters to the Providence Gazette.

Page - Beside him, with his slender form bent forward, and his face lit with enthusiasm, sits his son-in-law, John Jay, soon to be famous. He is the youngest of the delegates, and yonder sits the oldest of them all. His form is bent, his thin locks fringing a forehead bowed with age and honorable service, and his hands shake tremulously as he folds them in his lap.

More editions of A defence of the Letter from a gentleman at Halifax, to his friend in Rhode-Island. [Eleven lines from Foster]: A defence of the Letter from a gentleman at Halifax, to his friend in Rhode-Island.

[Eleven lines from Foster]: ISBN () Softcover, Gale ECCO, Print Editions,   Howard retorted with A Defence of the Letter from a Gentleman at Halifax, to his Friend in Rhode-Island, to which Otis responded with Brief Remarks on the Defence of the Halifax Libel on the British-American-Colonies.

The tide of patriotism was rising. Filed under: United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. The British Empire in America: Containing the History of the Discovery, Settlement, Progress and Present State of All the British Colonies on the Continent and Islands of America (2 volumes; London: Printed for J.

Nicholson et al., ), by Mr. Oldmixon, illust. by Herman Moll. A Vindication of the British Colonies Against the Aspersions of the Halifax Gentleman, in His Letter to a Rhode Island Friend. Boston, * Response to pamphlet by Martin Howard.

Reproduced in Bailyn, ed., Pamphlets of the American Revolution. Page, John. An Address to the Citizens of the District of York, in Virginia. Richmond, An Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Halifax, in Nova Scotia, to his Friend in London, dated J "Agreeable to my Promise, by here send you a short Account of the Transactions of our New World.

I do suppose, that few People in Old England know the Extent or Boundaries of this Country. In his major writings ofA Vindication of the British Colonies, Against the Aspersions of the Halifax Gentleman, in his Letter to a Rhode-Island Friend; Brief Remarks on the Defence of the Halifax Libel on the British-American-Colonies; and a series of essays printed in the Boston Gazette from late July to early Septemberlater.

(In a letter from a gentleman to his friend.) by: Panther, Abraham. Published: () A very surprising narrative, of a young woman, discovered in a rocky-cave, after having been taken by the savage Indians of the wilderness, in the yearand seeing no human being for the space of nine years.

While in Boston he imprisoned his son-in-law Sampson Salter Blowers for being a Loyalist. Blowers and the rest of Kent's family (including his wife) escaped to Halifax (). After the war, Kent eventually moved to Halifax to be with his family, which included Chief Justice Blowers ().

Both Blowers and Kent are buried in the Old Burying Country: Canada. Entry for 'James Otis' - Encyclopedia Britannica - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this resource contained over 40 million words in nea articles written by 1, respected authors. The Online Library of Liberty The aim of the OLL is to provide thousands of titles about individual liberty, limited constitutional government, and the free market, free of charge to the public, for educational purposes.

A Letter from a Gentleman at Barbados to His Friend (London, ) Samuel Chew, The Speech of Samuel Chew, Esq. His more important pamphlets were A Vindication of the Conduct of the House of Represcnlalives of the Province of Massachusetts Bav (); The Ri^^hts of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved (); A Vindication of the British Colonies against the Aspersions of the Halifax Gentleman in his Letter to a Rhode Island Friend — a letter.

Exploring the Bounds of Liberty presents a rich and extensive selection of the political literature produced in and about colonial British America during the century before the American Revolution.

Most colonial political pamphlets and broadsides were printed in London, but even in the mid-seventeenth century some writings were published in New England, which then had the only printing presses Author: Craig B. Yirush, Jack P. Greene. The Garland Library of Narratives of North American Indian Captivities.

Throughout the s, Garland Publishers issued a series of Indian captivity narrative reprints that dated from to Below are the volumes in the series and Cornell University Library's holdings for the titles within each volume.Great Britain -- Colonies.

This heading may be subdivided geographically by the following places only: Africa, America, Asia, or Oceania. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or .In the Appendix to the Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America Postscript.

The foreign gazettes and journals have announced to the world that the AbbÈ De Mably was applied to by the United States of America for his advice and assistance in the formation of a .