about Warren 1766-1770

Date: June 14, 1768 “Upon a Motion made and seconded, Voted, that Dr. Joseph Warren Dr. Benjamin Church Mr. Samuel Adams be a Committee to prepare the form of a Vote, to be laid before the Town at the Adjournment; expressing their great dislike at the manners of procedure in the Custom house Officers in […]

Author: John Adams Date: April 8, 1768 “And the said Joseph Warren agreeing that s[ai]d Phillip may give any special matter in Evidence and in general and upon the said Phillip agreeing that he may wave this plea & [substitute] with that plea of s[ai]d Phillip before pleaded insufficient in law to preclude him s[ai]d […]

Author: Observator, a Loyalist pseudonym “I observe in the Boston Gazette of the 29th of Feb. last [a] piece signed a True Patriot; — if scolding without reasoning, or alledging facts without proving them will intitle a man to the appellation of a true Patriot, he is justly intitled to it.  It is much easier […]

“For the New-York Journal. It appears by the eastern papers, that the public spirited measures, for the encouragement of frugality, industry, and American manufactures, still spread and increase, in all the New-England provinces, notwithstanding the utmost endeavours of some malignant and infamous writers that infest them; among whom, one who stiles himself A True Patriot […]

To The True Patriot [i.e. to the pseudonymous Boston Evening-Post writer styling himself A True Patriot of Swanzey], alias, – – creature, If there had been the least spark of modesty in your whole composition, after being publickly detected in the most impudent malicious fals[e]hoods, you would have bid a lasting adieu to scribbling; at […]

“To the Publishers of the Boston Evening-Post. Here stood her Opium, here she nursed her Owls, And here she plann’d the imperial Seat of Fools. Pope. When the True Patriot considers the benevolent dispositions and most respectable characters of the worthy triumvirate that have been pleased to treat him with an inundation of grub-street and […]

“Messieurs Edes & Gill, Please to insert the following. I have seen enough of life to make me cautious of trusting to a fair outside; yet when I find a truly good and honest man, be his tenets in religion or philosophy what they may, I regard him as a pearl of great price.  It […]

Date: September 28, 1767 Messirs. Fleets, Please to insert the following in your next. Its proper Power to hurt each Creature feels, Bulls aim their Horns, and Asses lift their Heels. Pope. Amongst the many great and daring steps lately taken by the pretended Patriots of this province to promote discord, and alienate the minds […]

“Messirs Fleets, Meeting with your Evening-Post of September 21st, I was surprized to find an Address to the good People of this Province, dated from Swanzey, conceived in such Terms; I hoped that T-sd les[?] were confined to Taunton, but I find you have his Parallel among you at Boston, for I am positive the […]

“Messirs. Fleets, If you think the annexed Piece worth publishing, I must desire you’ll insert it as sent you. To the good People of this Province. Soyez Sage. I am extreamly grieved to see those who pretend to pride themselves in the love and prosperity of their country, and stile themselves patriots (at this critical […]