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Title An Alternative View of 1774
Issue Volume 05, Number 02 (T&T, Spring 2020)
Description Not everyone was ready for revolution. Narratives from 1774-5 usually found in historical works, usually ignore any profound disagreement within the colonies. A full range of opinions before the outbreak of war can be more fully explored in other sources such as letters written by James Parker, a Scots merchant, to a friend, Charles Steuart, a fellow Scot who had lived in Norfolk but returned to London. He adopted the political positions, but doubted the wisdom of confrontation with Britain.
Author Norton, Mary Beth
Pages 80-87
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