Harmony and Insurrection - Boston Letter to Dennys DeBert September 22nd 1768

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What do we do when a country is being divided? When "enemies" are skewing events, blowing things out of perspective, and demonizing us? When we are being labeled as "dangerous" and "a threat"? Well, lets take a peek into a similar situation back in 1768, and see how a Boston town meeting wrote to their London agent and explained events that had been used to stoke division. Maybe there is something for us today.

P.S. I know it's the 30th not the 29th. :-)

Letter to Dennys De Bert September 22nd - https://archive.org/details/writings01sammuoft/page/240/mode/2up

King George's reply to the Massachusetts Circular Letter (June 21st) - https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015073215843&view=1up&seq=88

June 10th “insurrection”. - https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/the-liberty-affair-john-hancock-loses-a-ship-and-starts-a-riot/

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