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Letter from Stiles, Ezra (1727-1795)to Catharine Macaulay
Gilder Lehrman Collection ^ | April 15,1775 | Ezra Stiles

Posted on 05/31/2015 11:17:44 PM PDT by bunkerhill7

"There are 120 Thousand stands of Arms in good Repair in the hands of the comon People of New England only; and Amunition may amt. for more Battles than one, nor are they at a loss for whole [illegible] of further Supplies of Powder & Arms."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; brownuniversity; catharinemacaulay; ezrastiles; godsgravesglyphs; secondamendment; therevolution; yale
The Common People Bear Arms. PERIOD.
1 posted on 05/31/2015 11:17:45 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: bunkerhill7
Ezra Stiles, minister, Bible scholar, president of Yale, founder of Brown Univ.

How things have changed!

2 posted on 06/01/2015 12:04:12 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.)
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3 posted on 06/01/2015 1:27:52 AM PDT by sauropod (I am His and He is mine.)
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To: bunkerhill7; Pharmboy; Doctor Raoul; indcons; Chani; thefactor; blam; aculeus; ELS; mainepatsfan; ..

The Common People bear arms (Rev. War period letter from a minister — President of Yale U.

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.

4 posted on 06/01/2015 2:28:02 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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“Pins, John!”

“Salt Peter, Abigail!”

:) (John & Abigail Adams, 1776-ish)

5 posted on 06/01/2015 11:08:54 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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Note: this topic is from 5/31/2015. Thanks bunkerhill7.

6 posted on 02/01/2016 9:41:13 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Here's to the day the forensics people scrape what's left of Putin off the ceiling of his limo.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Salt peter?

Didn’t they put that in our chow in basic training?

7 posted on 02/01/2016 9:45:10 AM PST by Alas Babylon! (As we say in the Air Force, "You know you're over the target when you start getting flak!")
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that was salty Pete...

8 posted on 02/01/2016 9:57:30 AM PST by brivette
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To: SunkenCiv

Thank you. :)

9 posted on 02/01/2016 10:17:13 AM PST by Duchess47 ("One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse)
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