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Stiles, Ezra A history of three of the judges of King Charles I: Major-General Whalley, Major-General Goffe, and Colonel Dixwell. . .[Inscribed by William Ellery].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00111 Author/Creator: Stiles, Ezra Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Book Date: 1794 Pagination: 357 p. 17 x 10 cm

Summary of Content: Title continues: "who, at the Restoration, 1660, fled to America, and were secreted and concealed, in Massachusetts and Connecticut, for near thirty years; with an account of Mr. Theophilus Whale, of Narragansett, supposed to have been also one of the judges." Signed by Ellery on the title page, with the date, 1795. Extensively annotated and commented upon in the margins, Ellery takes issue with many of Stiles's comments about contemporary events. Stiles was President of Yale College from 1778 until 1795. A Member of the Continental Congress from 1776 until 1785, William Ellery was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was Collector of the Port of Newport from 1790 until 1820. Evans 27743.

People: Ellery, William

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: LawJudiciaryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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