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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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The First Salute

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman - History - 1988 - 347 pages
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Patriots

A. J. Langguth - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 640 pages
...William Straham: MR. STRAHAM, 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 Even in outrage, Franklin was prudent. The note was not sent. Because of his prestige, the Congress...
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Patriots

A. J. Langguth - History - 1989 - 640 pages
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Friends and Enemies: The United States, China, and the Soviet Union, 1948-1972

Gordon H. Chang - Political Science - 1990 - 383 pages
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Handbook of American Women's History

Zophy - History - 1990 - 763 pages
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Helen Hunt Jackson and Her Indian Reform Legacy

Valerie Sherer Mathes - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 235 pages
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Declaring Independence: Jefferson, Natural Language & the Culture of Performance

Jay Fliegelman - History - 1993 - 268 pages
...second and third are personalized, and insofar as they beg the question of actual agency, figurative: "You have begun to burn our Towns and murder our People. Look upon your hands!" To authorize a deed is to commit it. Add to this the fact that, as the most recent editor of the letter...
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Benjamin Franklin in American Thought and Culture, 1790-1990

Nian-Sheng Huang - Philosophy - 1994 - 270 pages
...166-80, 2jj8n. Mr, Strahan, You are a Member of Parliament, and one of the Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our Towns and murder our People. Look upon your Handsl They are stained with the Blood of your Relationsl You and I were long Friends: You are now...
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Between Indian and White Worlds: The Cultural Broker

Margaret Connell Szasz - Social Science - 2001 - 386 pages
...she gave every congressman a copy. Embossed in red on the cover were the words of Benjamin Franklin: "Look upon your hands! They are stained with the blood of your relations." Although neither Congress nor the public responded with enthusiasm, her condemnation of the country's...
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