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Página 93 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the united colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Página 128 - A Vindication of the conduct of the General Assembly of the State of Vermont...
Página 81 - His Majesty, taking the said report into consideration, was pleased, with the advice of his Privy Council, to approve thereof, and doth hereby...
Página 279 - Haldimand, who has the same instructions with you to draw over these people, and give them support, will, I doubt not, push up a body of troops, to act in conjunction with them, to secure all the avenues through their country into Canada; and when the season admits, take possession of the upper parts of the Hudson and Connecticut Jlivers, and cut off the communication between Albany and the Mohawk country.
Página 164 - I think upon your taking an active part and embodying the inhabitants of Vermont in favor of the crown of England, to act as the commander-in-chief shall direct, that you may obtain a separate government under the king and constitution of England, and the men formed into regiments under such officers as you shall recommend, and be on the same footing as all the provincial camps are here.
Página 370 - It is not my business, neither do I think it necessary now, to discuss the origin of the right of a number of inhabitants to that tract of country, formerly distinguished by the name of the New Hampshire Grants, and now known by that of Vermont. I will take it for granted, that their right was good, because Congress by their resolve of the 7th of August imply it...
Página 322 - That the independence of the State of Vermont be held sacred, and that no member of the legislature shall give his vote or otherwise use his endeavours to obtain any act or resolution of assembly that shall endanger the existence, independence, and wellbeing of said State, by referring its independency to the arbitrament of any power.
Página 279 - The return of the people of Vermont to their allegiance is an event of the utmost importance to the King's affairs, and at this time, if the French and Washington really meditate an irruption into Canada, may be considered as opposing an insurmountable bar to the attempt. General Haldimand, who...
Página 372 - ... expectations of disunion are vain, and that they have been worsted in the use of their own weapon, — deception. As you unbosomed yourself to me, I thought I had the greater right of speaking my sentiments openly and candidly to you. I have done so ; and if they should produce the effects, which I...