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The Quaker Contributions of John Dickinson to the Creation of the American Republic

Jane E Calvert

in Faith and the Founders of the American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199843336
eISBN:
9780199362417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843336.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Few men worked harder to establish the American Republic than John Dickinson. He was the only major political figure active in America from the earliest days of the contest with Britain through the ... More


Sensibility in Life and Letters

Sarah M. S. Pearsall

in Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199532995
eISBN:
9780191714443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532995.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter probes the domestic origins of sensibility, or, as here defined, the ability to display a feeling heart. In many respects, sensibility originated in families, while also, like ... More


Charles Townshend’s America

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Charles Townshend's plan for America during his tenure as Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1767. It begins with a discussion of how Charles and George Townshend's moment ... More


“A Right Which Nature Has Given to All Men”

Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer

in The Clamor of Lawyers: The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726071
eISBN:
9781501726088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726071.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Between 1773 and 1775, lawyers who favored resistance shifted from arguments that looked like common law pleading to hybrids, part legal, part political. Content followed form, as they cast off from ... More


“My Dear Countrymen Rouse Yourselves”

Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer

in The Clamor of Lawyers: The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726071
eISBN:
9781501726088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726071.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

By 1774, events were pushing the lawyers to take sides whose lines of division could not be crossed. Nor could even the best connected of lawyers straddle these lines. One had to choose. Still, the ... More


“The Alienation of the Affection of the Colonies”

Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer

in The Clamor of Lawyers: The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726071
eISBN:
9781501726088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726071.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

At whose door the onus for reigniting the crisis in 1767 belongs is and will remain an open question for historians. But it cannot be laid at the threshold of the revolutionary lawyers’ offices. ... More


The Letters

Karen Green (ed.)

in The Correspondence of Catharine Macaulay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190934453
eISBN:
9780190934491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934453.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This edition offers 217 letters to and from Catharine Macaulay’s correspondents. Each correspondent is given a brief biographical introduction, including a short account of Macaulay’s relationship ... More


“That These Colonies Are … Free ​ and Independent States”

Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer

in The Clamor of Lawyers: The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726071
eISBN:
9781501726088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726071.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Even if the Declaration were a legal document announcing the independence of the United States, according to revolutionary constitutional theory no independent state could exist without fundamental ... More


Sarah Grimké’s Quaker Liberalism

Lisa Pace Vetter

in The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479853342
eISBN:
9781479867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853342.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Sarah Grimké’s Letters on the Equality of the Sexes is considered one of the first systematic accounts of women’s oppression in America. To explore her Quaker-based political theory, Grimké’s work is ... More


The Clamor of Lawyers: The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726071
eISBN:
9781501726088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726071.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores a series of extended public pronouncements that British North American colonial lawyers crafted from 1761 through 1776. Most, though not all, were composed outside of the courtroom ... More


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