Friday, July 28, 2023

"the Machiavellian policy of a British ministry" "to this Province in particular"

This was posted on the Liberty Pole flagstaff in Taunton, Massachusetts, by the Sons of Liberty, in October 1774 under a new red ensign flag design bearing the motto 'Liberty And Union'. A few months earlier they had published their Solemn League and Covenant for the province of Massachusetts.