Novanglus, and Massachusettensis; or, Political essays, published in the years 1774 and 1775, on the principal points of controversy, between Great Britain and her colonies.
The former by John Adams ... the latter by Jonathan Sewall ... To which are added, a number of letters, lately written by President Adams to the Honourable William Tudor; some of which were never before published.
|Main Author:||Adams, John, 1735-1826.|
|Related Names:||Tudor, William 1779-1830., Leonard, Daniel 1740-1829.|
Boston: Printed and published by Hews & Goss, 1819.
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Massachusettensis (p. -227) consists of a series of 17 letters dated December 12, 1774-April 3, 1775, which first appeared in the "Massachusetts gazette and post boy."
Over the signature, Novanglus, a series of articles was published in the Boston Gazette by Mr. Adams between January and April, 1775, in answer to certain articles in the Tory interest which appeared in the Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Post-boy over the signature Massachusettensis. Both series were afterwards republished at different times in separate form, the Novanglus letters under the title: History of the dispute with America, from its origin in 1754. Until after the publication of the present collection it was supposed by Mr. Adams that the Massachusettensis papers were the work of Jonathan Sewall, but it is now well established that they were written by Daniel Leonard.
2 p. ℓ., [iii]-vii, -312 p.
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