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52 III Samuel Adams was no lawyer, nor was he particularly learned, yet in contrast to Otis, he was a wonderfully single-minded man. There could be no question of his extreme hostility, or the consistency of his opposition, to British rule. He was willing to employ any means to gain his ends. 53 Lacking the broad intellectual interests of his cousin John and the legal training of James Otis, Sam Adams was nevertheless graduated from Harvard, even receiving his master’s degree. Presumably he consulted the shelves of the college library, but with no very fruitful results.

Malachy Postlethwayt, The Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce, 2 vols. (London, 1751–55), II, 413; Hulme, Historical Essay, 126. ] Macaulay, Address to the People, 18. ] Burgh, Political Disquisitions, I, 267–486; Hulme, Historical Essay, 149–50. ] Burgh, Political Disquisitions, II, 349, 338. ] See Robbins, Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman, 180–84. ] Andrew Fletcher, The Political Works … (London, 1737), 9. , 39. ] Trenchard and Gordon, Cato’s Letters, III, 7. ] Burgh, Political Disquisitions, II, 297, 319.

Rapin, History of England, II, 49; Echard, History of England, 327; Robert Dodsley, The Chronicle of the Kings of England (Philadelphia, 1774), 54. ] Bolingbroke, On Patriotism, 62. ] Rapin, History of England, II, 56–57; Echard, History of England, 375. ] Baker, Chronicle, 420. ] Thornhagh Gurdon, The History of the High Court of Parliament … , 2 vols. recordID=0009 Page 31 of 126 Colbourn_0009 9/10/05 4:22 PM 2–13. ] Rapin, History of England, II, 347, 370. ] Kimber, History of England, 287; Echard, History of England, 407–8; Baker, Chronicle, 446; Dodsley, Chronicle, 57.

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