Books published in 1775

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An Heroic Epistle To The Right Honourable The Lord Craven

  [english | 1775]  

William Combe


Summary: [William Combe (1741 ? 19 June 1823) was a British miscellaneous writer. His early life was that of an adventurer his later was passed chiefly within the rules of the Kings Bench Prison. He is chiefly remembered as the author of The Three Tours of Dr. Syntax a comic poem. His cleverest piece of work was a series of imaginary letters supposed to have been written by the second or wicked Lord ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 423

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

  [english | 1775]  

Patrick Henry


Summary: [Give me Liberty or give me Death! is a famous quotation attributed to Patrick Henry from a speech he made to the Virginia Convention. It was given March 23 1775 at St. Johns Church in Richmond Virginia and is credited with having swung the balance in convincing the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War. Among the delegates to the ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | political scienceDownloads: 254