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Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson
An Ode Written on the Birthday of Mr. Henry Fergusson
Samson Occom (Mohegan)
Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Letter to Samson Occom, Feb. 11, 1774
Philis's [sic] Reply to the Answer in our Last by the Gentleman in the Navy
The Journal of John Woolman
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, c. 1774-1780
First permanent white settlement (Harrodsburg) in Kentucky founded by James Harrod.
Parliament passes Quebec Act.
First Continental Congress adopts Suffolk Resolves.
First Continental Congress (September 5).
John Singleton Copley leaves America for London.
When Good Queen Elizabeth Governed the Realm
Liberty Further Extended: Or Free Thoughts on the Illegality of Slave-keeping