Samuel Seabury debate

Samuel Seabury debate - Rachel Romm Mrs. Dolan U.S. History...

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Rachel Romm Mrs. Dolan U.S. History I AP 9 December 2008 Samuel Seabury Westchester, New York June 1776 Objective: To persuade the other side that the colonies should not break form England Summary: I am Yale graduate with a theologian and medicine degree. I have been a rector in several churches in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. I have been born in the colonies and I am a devoted loyalist. Professional Experiences: 1748 Graduated Yale 1753- 1757 Rector of Christ Church, New Brunswick, New Jersey 1757-1766 Rector in Jamaica, New York 1766- 1775 Rector of St. Peter’s, Westchester, New York Major Accomplishments: 1774 Wrote: Free Thoughts on the Proceedings of the Continental Congress; The Congress Canvassed 1775 Signed the White Plains Protest 1775 Arrested by a mob of Whigs Addendum: To give an example of how loyal I am to England, I have enclosed a passage from Free Thoughts on the Proceedings of the Continental Congress, which I so ingeniously signed as A.W. Farmer (A Westchester Farmer).
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