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The Loyalists of Massachusetts

By: Alfred E. Jones

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CC: (1930)

Seller ID: 3075-102

ISBN: 0806301961

Condition: 365 pages, (1930), 1995, 365 pp., index, illus., paper, CC


365 pages, (1930), 1995, 365 pp., index, illus., paper, CC View more info

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The Loyalists of New Jersey: Their Memorials, Petitions, Claims, etc. From English Records

By: E. Alfred Jones

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: J0791

ISBN: 1585497916

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The desire for independence from Great Britain was far from unanimous among the American Colonists. A large portion of people, in all walks of life and in all the colonies, were loyal to the Crown, often at great personal risk. The Loyalists were probably the dominant faction in New York, New Jersey, and Georgia, while they were clearly in the minority in Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Loyalists units played a significant part in the war, especially in the south. About 70,000 Loyalists fled to England or Canada, while the majority of them remained in the colonies and attempted to conce... View more info