Unhappy Disturbance in BOSTON.

WHOEVER has conversed much with
those who have been lately at Boston
must know that the arrival of the
King's troops at that town in 1768 was exceed-
ingly disgustful to all that part of the people
who call themselves the sons of liberty, and deny
the authority of the British parliament to pass the
late acts for imposing duties upon certain articles
of trade imported into America, and who cer-
tainly form a great majority of the people in that
town, though perhaps not of the persons of the
best fortunes and most respectable characters in
the place. Whether they are right in this opi-
nion, I shall not here inquire. But it ought to
be clear beyond the possibility of a doubt on the
side of the Americans, in order to justify the vio-
lent measures that have been taken at Boston to
carry it into practice, which have amounted to