If her Merchants Offer to Sell us, her Mechanics Will Forbid the Auction

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Date:  June 15, 1774

“If the timidity of some and the treachery of others in this town do not ruin us, I think we shall be saved. I fear New York will not assist us with a very good grace; but she may perhaps be ashamed to desert us: at least, if her MERCHANTS offer to sell us, her MECHANICS will forbid the auction.”

Source: Letter to Samuel Adams

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