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The Life of Gouverneur Morris
'Let me beg you to make my respects acceptable to your family, and to believe that I am really your friend,
news of the act of Parliament for shutting up the port of Boston reached New
York from England, it created a strong sensation there, as it did throughout
America, for although the bill was intended only to operate against the town of
Boston, yet it was designed as a punishment to the inhabitants of that place,
on account of the spirited resistance they had made to the oppressive acts of the
British government, the principles of which were equally dangerous to the
liberties of all the colonies. A letter
was forthwith despatched by express to the Committee of Correspondence in
From The Life of Gouverneur Morris: With Selections from His Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers; Detailing Events in the American Revolution, The French Revolution, and in the Political History of the United States, by Jared Sparks, Volume 1, Boston: Gray & Bowen, 1832, p 22. Some minor edits may have been made, but an attempt has been made to preserve the original spelling. Although some effort has been made to correct the limitations of OCR technology, if you find an error please report it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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