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The American Colonies and the British Empire, 1607-1783, Part II

    This second 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 1764 to the end of the American Revolutionary War in 1783.

    Part II Introduction, 1764-83 Volume 5: 1764-68 [William Bollan], The Mutual Interest of Great Britain and the American Colonies Considered (1765); [Charles Jenkinson], 'Notes on the Right to Tax the Colonies' (1765); William Knox, The Claim of the Colonies to an Exemption from Internal Taxes Imposed by the Authority of Parliament, Examined (1765); William Knox, A Letter to a Member of Parliament, Wherein the Power of the British Legislature, and the Case of the Colonists, are Briefly and Impartially Considered (1765); [William Bollan], A Succinct View of the Origin of Our Colonies, with their Civil State (1766); The Late Occurrences in North America, and Policy of Great Britain Considered (1766); The True Interest of Great Britain, with respect to her American Colonies (1766); Protest against the Bill to Repeal the American Stamp Act (1766); [Josiah Tucker], A Letter from a Merchant in London to his Nephew in North America, Relative to the Present Posture of Affairs in the Colonies (1766); Two Papers on the Subject of Taxing the British Colonies in America (1767); George Canning, A Letter to the Right Honourable Wills Earl of Hillsborough, On the Connection between Great Britain and her American Colonies (1768) Volume 6: 1769-75 An Enquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Present Disputes between the British Colonies in America and their Mother Country (1769); [Sir Hercules Langrishe], Considerations on the Dependencies of Great Britain. With Observations on a Pamphlet, Intitled The Present State of the Nation (1769); [Thomas Pownall], State of the Constitution of the Colonies ([1769]); Observations on Several Acts of Parliament, Passed in the Fourth, Sixth and Seventh Years of his Present Majesty's Reign (1770); Rev John Lathrop, Innocent Blood Crying to God from the Streets of Boston. A Sermon (1770); [Rev John Allen], An Oration, upon the Beauties of Liberty, or The Essential Rights of the Americans (1773); [William Bollan], The Rights of the English Colonies Established in America Stated and Defended (1774); [John Cartwright], A Letter to Edmund Burke, Esq. Controverting the Principles of American Government, Laid Down in his Lately Published Speech on American Taxation (1775) Volume 7: 1775-77 A Full and Circumstantial Account of the Disputes between Great Britain and America (1775); A Proposition for the Present Peace and Future Government of the British Colonies in North America (1775); Taxation, Tyranny. Addressed to Samuel Johnson (1775); [Hugh Baillie], 'A Letter to the Author of a Pamphlet, called Taxation no Tyranny' (1775); Cradock Glascott, The Best Method of Putting an End to the American War (1776); John Roebuck, An Enquiry, whether the Guilt of the Present Civil War in America, ought to be Imputed to Great Britain or America (1776); An Answer from the Electors of Bristol, to the Letter of Edmund Burke, Esq. on the Affairs of America (1777) Volume 8: 1779-83 [Joseph Galloway], Considerations upon the American Enquiry (1779); D M Knight, Proposal for Peace between Great Britain and North-America, upon a New Plan. In a Letter to Lord North (1779); Beilby Porteus, A Sermon Preached before the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in the Abbey-Church, Westminster (1779); James Cornwallis, A Sermon Preached in the Cathedral and Metropolitan Church of Christ, Canterbury, on Friday, February 4, 1780 (1780); [Josiah Tucker], Dispassionate Thoughts on the American War: Addressed to the Moderate of all Parties (1780); [David Williams], A Plan of Association, on Constitutional Principles, for the Parishes, Tithings, Hundreds, and Counties of Great Britain (1780); [John Almond], The Revolution in MDCCLXXXII Impartially Considered (1782); Edward Stratford, An Essay on the True Interests and Resources of the Empire of the King of Great-Britain and Ireland (1783)