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" MR. STRAHAN, You are a member of parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. — You have begun to burn our towns, and murder our people. — Look upon your hands! — They are stained with the blood of your relations... "
The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True Stories ... - Page 214
by Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 pages
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Detecting Forgery: Forensic Investigation of Documents

Joe Nickell - Law - 2005 - 228 pages
...never sent. It read: "You are a member of Parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...You are now my Enemy, and I am Yours, B. Franklin." (There are also forged copies of this dramatic letter.)69 As early as 1890, there appeared facsimiles...
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The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Mark Skousen, Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 256 pages
...July 5, 1775 Mr. Strahan, You are a member of Parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. You have begun to burn our...You are now my enemy, and I am, Yours, B FRANKLIN If a temperament naturally cool and phlegmatic can, in old age, be thus heated, you will judge by that...
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Benjamin Franklin: Live Wire

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 197 pages
...bitterness, read: Mr. Strahan: You are a member of Parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. You have begun to burn our...You are now my enemy, and I am Yours, B. Franklin After penning the letter, Ben decided not to send it. In October 1775 Ben and two other delegates were...
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Franklin on Franklin

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 315 pages
...other correspondence. You are a Member of Parliament, and one of that Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...Friends: You are now my Enemy, and I am, Yours, B Franklin.2 But a year later, to his London acquaintance, Lord Howe, now in America, he did express...
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Declaring Independence: Life During the American Revolution

Brandon Marie Miller - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 112 pages
...William Strahan, in July: You are a Member of Parliament, and one of the Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...long Friends: You are now my Enemy, and I am Yours. The coming conflict also tore apart the relationship between Franklin and his son. William Franklin...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...he composed a fiery letter to William Strahan, his old fellow printer, now a member of Parliament. "You have begun to burn our Towns, and murder our...You are now my Enemy, and I am, Yours, B Franklin." 21 He did not send the letter to Strahan but circulated it in newspapers at home and abroad. He would...
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Benjamin Franklin: Scientist and Statesman

Brenda Haugen, Andrew Santella - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 112 pages
...are a member of Parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. ... Look upon your hands! They are stained with the blood...You are now my enemy and I am yours, B. Franklin. For years, Franklin had worked to preserve peace between Britain and the colonies. Once the war <?...
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Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

Gordon S. Wood - History - 2006 - 321 pages
...English friend William Strahan: "You are a Member of Parliament and one of that Majority which doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...Friends: You are now my Enemy, and I am, Yours, B. Franklin."38 Since he was trying to convince his fellow Americans of his patriotism, he let people...
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Benjamin Franklin: Scientist and Statesman

Brenda Haugen, Andrew Santella - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 112 pages
...are a member of Parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. ... Look upon your hands! They are stained with the blood...You are now my enemy and I am yours, B. Franklin. For years, Franklin had worked to preserve peace between Britain and the colonies. Once the war tt...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1757, Volume 1; Volumes 1706-1757

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 228 pages
...July 5, 1775 Mr. Strahan, You are a member of Parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. You have begun to burn our...You are now my enemy, and I am, Yours, B FRANKLIN If a temperament naturally cool and phlegmatic can, in old age, be thus heated, you will judge by that...
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