1st Edition

The American Colonies and the British Empire, 1607-1783, Part I Vol 3

By Steven Sarson, Jack P Greene Copyright 2010

    This first part of an eight-volume reset edition, traces the evolution of imperial and colonial ideologies during the British colonization of America. It covers the period from the founding of the Jamestown colony in Virginia in 1607 to 1764.

    Daniel Dulany, The Right of the Inhabitants of Maryland, to the Benefit of the English Laws (1728), [John Ashley], The British Empire in America, Consider’d (1732), A Pattern for Governours: Exemplify’d in the Character of Scroop late Lord Viscount Howe, Baron of Clonawly; and Governour of Barbados (1735), Archibald Cummings, The Character of a Righteous Ruler. A Sermon upon the Death of the Honorable Patrick Gordon, Esq; Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Pennsylvania (1736), Harman Verelst, ‘Some Observations on the Right of the Crown of Great Britain to the North West Continent of America’ (1739), John Ashley, Memoirs and Considerations concerning the Trade and Revenues of the British Colonies in America (1740), Archibald Kennedy, An Essay on the Government of the Colonies (1752), Editorial Notes