American independence the interest and glory of Great Britain or, Arguments to prove, that not only in taxation, but in trade, manufactures, and government, the colonies are entitled to an entire independency on the British legislature; and that it can only be by a formal declaration of these rights, and forming thereupon a friendly league with them, that the true and lasting welfare of both countries can be promoted. by Cartwright, John

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  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes

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Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., Xerox University Microfilms, 1973. 35 mm. (American Culture Series, reel 547.5)

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StatementIn a series of letters to the legislature. To which are added copious notes; containing reflections on the Boston and Quebec acts; and a full justification of the people of Boston, for destroying the British-taxed tea; submitted to the judgment, not of those who have none but borrowed party-opinions, but of the candid and honest ...
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 547.5.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, iv, 72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17811823M
OCLC/WorldCa6795945

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Cartwright criticised British foreign policy and argued that the American people had the right to choose their own rulers and to tax themselves and advocated "a political union based upon a commonwealth of interest".

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