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" HANCOCK, whose offences are of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment. "
THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ... - Page 664
by THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
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The History of the Discovery and Settlement: To the Present Time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1804 - 383 pages
...only from the benefit of that pardon Samuel Adams and John Hancock, whose offences were said to be of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment. In June the Americans attempted to fortify Bunkeris Hill, which is only about a mile and a half from...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1805
...only from the benefit of that pardon Samuel Adams and John Hancock, whose offences were said to be of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment. In June the Americans attempted to fortify Bunker's Hill, Which is only about a mile and a half from...
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Washington; Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - English poetry - 1809 - 253 pages
...and John Hancock were alone excepted from the benefit of it; their offences being declared " to be of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment. — No other notice was taken by the Congress of this proclamation, than to choose Mr. Hancock president...
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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - United States - 1809 - 253 pages
...were alone exempted from the benefit oi it; their offences being declared " to be of too llagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment. —No other notice was taken by the Congress of this proclamation, than to choose Mr. Hancock president...
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American annals: or, A chronological history of America, from its ..., Volume 2

Abiel Holmes - America - 1813
...general Pigot, about noon, with ten companies of 1 " Wlioje offences," says the proclamation, " are of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration, than that of condign jmni»fcroent." i .; grenadiers, grenadiers, and ten of light infantry, with a due proportion of field...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 3

1814
...all the " rebels" excepting only Samuel Adams and John Hancock, whose offences, he declares, " are of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than condign punishment." Being thus officially denounced, his reputation as a patriot was still more widely...
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History of the United States: from their first settlement as colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - United States - 1821 - 271 pages
...this indulgence, however, were excepted, Samuel Adams and John Hancock. Their offences were said to be of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than the severest punishment. As martial law was at the same time proclaimed, it was sup. posed that those...
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Principles and acts of the Revolution in America: or, An attempt to collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...excepting only from the benefit of such pai- ;.-.., 8AMIÎEI, ADAMS and JOHN HANCOCK, whose ofiercwi are of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment. And to the end that no person within the limits of this proffered mercy msy plead ignorance of the...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - Pennsylvania imprints - 1823 - 352 pages
...subjects, excepting only from the benefit of such pardon, Samuel Mams, and John Hancock, whose offences are of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment." This was a diploma, conferring greater honours on the individuals, than any other which was within the power...
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Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events ...

Jedidiah Morse - United States - 1824 - 450 pages
...from the benefit of that pardon " SAMUEL ADAMS and JOHN HANCOCK," whose offences were said to be " of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment." He also proclaimed, that not only the persons above named and excepted, but also all their adherents,...
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