"Extract of a letter from Charlestown, South Carolina, Dec. 2, 1765 ..."
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- Coming of the American Revolution
This newspaper article excerpts a letter written from Charleston describing the power and influence of the Sons of Liberty group there. When "a Parcel of Sailors, having a Mind to make the most of this Suspension of Law, formed a Mob, to collect Money..." the Charlestown "Liberty Boys" kept the peace.