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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.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Other Title:
Massachusettensis
Publication:
Boston : Hews & Goss, 1819.
Format/Description:
Book
312 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Notes:
Over the signature, Novanglus, a series of articles was published in the Boston Gazette by Mr. Adams (Jan.-Apr. 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.
Massachusettensis (p. [141]-227) consists of a series of 17 letters dated Dec. 12, 1774-Apr. 3, 1775, which first appeared in the "Massachusetts gazette and post boy."
Cited in:
Sabin 263
Shaw/Shoemaker 46923
Contributor:
Leonard, Daniel, 1740-1829
Tudor, William, 1779-1830.
OCLC:
2395421
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