Jared Ingersoll a Study of American Loyalism in Relation, to British Colonial Government (Classic Reprint)

Jared Ingersoll a Study of American Loyalism in Relation to British Colonial Government Classic Reprint Excerpt from Jared Ingersoll a Study of American Loyalism in Relation to British Colonial Government In the present study an attempt has been made to illuminate certain aspects of the very complex re

  • Title: Jared Ingersoll a Study of American Loyalism in Relation, to British Colonial Government (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Lawrence Henry Gipson
  • ISBN: 9781332436606
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Jared Ingersoll a Study of American Loyalism in Relation, to British Colonial Government In the present study an attempt has been made to illuminate certain aspects of the very complex relationship existing between England and her American colonies during the later colonial period For this purpose the life of Jared Ingersoll of New Haven, Connecticut, has beeExcerpt from Jared Ingersoll a Study of American Loyalism in Relation, to British Colonial Government In the present study an attempt has been made to illuminate certain aspects of the very complex relationship existing between England and her American colonies during the later colonial period For this purpose the life of Jared Ingersoll of New Haven, Connecticut, has been selected as the central theme Probably no one was intimately identified with the last disastrous phases of the British experiment with a reorganized system for administering American affairs than was Ingersoll, and it is also probable that no one in America possessed a intelligently sympathetic comprehension of what the home government had in mind or strove earnestly and ably to persuade his fellow countrymen to accept the ministerial program in good faith Judge Ingersoll stands as representative of a group, the importance and numerical weight of which has not, at least until very recently, been fully appreciated He was no a radical in his support of the crown than was John Dickinson in his support of the colonists While he opposed the propaganda of the liberty group whenever the occasion seemed to demand it, his opposition never was manifested in violent reaction In other words, he was a loyalist but a moderate while at times he displayed great courage in defending his position he was characteristically cautious he typifies the innate conservatism of the man of property who prospers and consequently is satisfied in the midst of discontent About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooks This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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