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Documentary History of the American Revolution; Consisting of Letters and Papers Relating to the Contest for Liberty, Chiefly in South Carolina, from Originals in the Possession of the Editor, and Other Sources (Paperback) Loot Price: R223
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Documentary History of the American Revolution; Consisting of Letters and Papers Relating to the Contest for Liberty, Chiefly in South Carolina, from Originals in the Possession of the Editor, and Other Sources (Paperback)

Robert Wilson Gibbes

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1855. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... / A LIST OF THOSE PERSONS WHO FIRST MET AT LIBERTY TREE, . IN CHARLESTON, IN THE FALL OF THE YEAR 1766, AFTER THE REPEAL OF THE STAMP ACT OF THE PARLIAMENT OF ENGLAND, AGAINST THE AMERICAN COLONIES, AS EXTRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL LIST IN THE HANDS OF BENJAMIN ELLIOTT, ESQ., REGISTER IN EQUITY, WHICH LIST IS SIGNED BY GEORGE FLAGG, THE ONLY SURVIVOR OF THE PARTY. MSS. of Christopher Gadsden.] 1. Christopher Gadsden, Merchant, then 42 years old. 2. William Johnson, Blacksmith. 3. Joseph Veree, Carpenter. 4. John Fullerton, Carpenter. 5. James Brown, Carpenter. 6. Nath'l. Libby, Ship Carpenter. 7. George Flagg, Painter and Glazier. 8. Thos. Coleman, Upholsterer. 9. John Hall, Coachmaker. 10. Wm. Field, Carver. 11. Robert Jones, Sadler. -12. John Loughton, Coachmaker. 13. W. Rodgers, Wheelwright. 14. John Calvert, Clerk in some office. 15. H. Y. Bookless, Wheelwright. 16. J. Barlow, Sadler. 17. Tunis Teabout, Blacksmith. 18. Peter Munclean, Clerk. 19. Wm. Trusler, Butcher. 20. Robert Howard, Carpenter. 21. Alex. Alexander, Schoolmaster. 22. Ed. Weyman, Clerk of St. Philip's Church, and glass grinder. 23. Thos. Swarle, Painter. 24. Wm. Loughton, Tailor. 25. Daniel Cannon, Carpenter. 26. Benjamin Hawes, Painter. On this occasion the above persons invited Mr. Gadsden to join them, and to meet at an oak tree just beyond Gadsden's Green, over the Creek at Hampstead, to a collation prepared at their joint expense for the occasion. Here they talked over the mischiefs which the Stamp Act would have induced, and congratulated each other on its repeal. On this occasion Mr. Gadsden delivered to them an address, stating their rights, and encouraging them to defend them against all foreign taxa tion. Upon which joining hands around the tree, they associatedthemselves as defende...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Robert Wilson Gibbes
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 118
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-35028-9
Barcode: 9781154350289
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LSN: 1-154-35028-2

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