Title: Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to one in New-York. It is the prevailing opinion that the Americans will at last be frightened into submission. Great pains have been taken to spread a general belief that they are mere cowards, and will run at the sight of an Army, it behooves them, therefore, to be plain and absolute, in refusing to give up one tittle of their rights and liberties.
Citation: American Archives Series 4, Volume 3, Page 0619
Themes: Military action: British forces; Military action: intelligence and planning; Political philosophy: free press; Political philosophy: tyranny, oppression, and despotism; Politics and causes of revolt: political rumor; Social reality: religion and fast days
Date Presented: 1775-09-01
Date Composed: 1775-9-1
Where Written: Ireland
Document ID: S4-V3-P01-sp16-D0002
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