Proceedings of the Bunker Hill Monument Association at the Annual Meeting

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Page 60 - AMERICANS ! While from this EMINENCE, scenes of LUXURIANT FERTILITY, of flourishing COMMERCE, and the abodes Of SOCIAL HAPPINESS, meet your view, Forget not THOSE who by their exertions have secured to you these BLESSINGS.
Page 55 - To . commemorate • That . train . of . events . which . led To . the . American . Revolution And . finally . secured Liberty . and . Independence To . the . United . States...
Page 56 - Side. Stamp Act passed, 1765. Repealed, 1766. Board of Customs established, 1767. British troops fired on the inhabitants of Boston, March 5, 1770. Tea Act passed, 1773. Tea destroyed in Boston, Dec.
Page 56 - Side. Capture of Hessians at Trenton, Dec. 26, 1776. Capture of Hessians at Bennington, Aug. 16, 1777. Capture of British Army at Saratoga, Oct. 17. Alliance with France, Feb. 6, 1778. Confederation of the United States formed, July 9. Constitution of Massachusetts formed, 1780. BOWDOIN President of Convention. Capture of British Army at York, Oct. 19, 1781. Preliminaries of Peace, Nov. 30, 1782. Definitive treaty of Peace, Sept. 10, 1783. Federal Constitution formed, Sept. 17, 1787, and ratified...
Page 56 - Stamp Act passed 1765, Repealed 1766. Board of Customs established 1767. British troops fired on the Inhabitants of Boston, March 5, 1770. Tea Act passed 1773. Tea destroyed in Boston Decem 16.
Page 57 - SIDE. Americans While from this eminence Scenes of luxuriant fertility of flourishing commerce and the abodes of social happiness meet your view, Forget not those •who by their exertions Have secured to you these blessings.
Page 56 - Dec. 16. Port of Boston shut and guarded, June 1, 1774. General Congress at Philadelphia, Sept. 4. Provincial Congress at Concord, Oct. 11. Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775. Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17. WASHINGTON took command of the army, July 2. Boston Evacuated, March 17, 1776. Independence declared by Congress, July 4, 1776. HANCOCK President.
Page 55 - JOSEPH WARREN, and his ASSOCIATES, who were slain on this memorable spot, June 17, 1775. " None but they who set a just value upon the blessings of LIBERTY are worthy to enjoy her. In vain we toiled; in vain we fought ; we bled in vain; if you, our offspring, want valor to repel the assaults of her invaders.
Page 56 - Preliminaries of Peace, Nov. 30, 1782. Definitive treaty of Peace, Sept. 10, 1783. Federal Constitution formed, Sept. 17, 1787, and ratified by the United States, 1787 to 1790. New Congress assembled at New York, April 6, 1789. WASHINGTON inaugurated President, April 30. Public Debts funded, Aug. 4, 1790.
Page 54 - The first monument ever erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill was the monument specially erected to the memory of General Warren and " those who fell at Bunker Hill," and very likely some of the writers in the volumes mentioned may have mistaken this for the Beacon Hill Monument, as it also has disappeared. This monument...

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