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The Papers of Francis Bernard: Governor of Colonial Massachusetts, 1760-69: Volume 1: 1759-1763

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Sir Francis Bernard (1712-1779), royal governor of colonial Massachusetts from 1760 to 1769, witnessed the rapid dissipation of happy sentiment stemming from Anglo-American victory in the French and Indian War and the first stirrings of colonial radicalism. The writs of assistance case, the Stamp Act riots, and the ensuing boycotts of British manufactures all happened on his watch. Bernard himself proved to be a controversial figure. His most vociferous opponents accused him of aggressively pursuing customs violations to ...

The Papers of Francis Bernard: Governor of Colonial Massachusetts, 1760-69: Volume 1: 1759-1763 2008, Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780979466212

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