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Remarkable High Tories: Supporters of King and Parliament in Revolutionary Massachusetts

By: William H. B. Thomas

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2001)

Seller ID: T1705

ISBN: 0788417053

Condition: 338 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 338 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


It was neither popular nor altogether safe to be loyal to King and Parliament on the eve of the American Revolution. But for some who were loyal, it was destiny. Throughout the Province of Massachusetts Bay, wealthy landowners with a tradition of holding office under the Crown tended to be loyalists. Two such men in Marshfield were Nathaniel Ray Thomas and Dr. Isaac Winslow, called "remarkable high Tories" by one of their contemporaries. Both descended from families that had provided men prominent in the civil and military life of the town of Plymouth Colony, and later, the Province of... View more info