Planter in Louisa County, 1773

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Planter in Louisa County, 1773 - MTH Pleafbre I read your Piece in Mr. Purdie's...
MTH Pleafbre I read your Piece in Mr. Purdie's laft Paper, and with , equal neaiure can anure you inat me nanteri in general m mu To the PLANTER in LOUISA COUNTY. S I R, County are willing to affociate and adot fuch Meafuies asffmy feem moft dvifeable to fruftrate the ungenerous Defigns of the Merchants. I have expected that our great and learned Men would exert their Abilities in this very important Affair, but fuppofe they have their Reafons why they do not. If thofe who are chofen to represent and redrefs the Grievances Grievances or their Conflituents remain silent on. this Qccafion, 1 am at a J,ofs to know what Ufe we have for fuch Men ; when Liberty, Property, and every Thjng we hold dear in Life, will, in a very little Time, fal; to the Direction of a Set of mercenary Scotch Fafiors, if we are as credulous for the future as we have been hitherto. Tell me, ye more Difcerninp, is it decreed that the Natives of VIRGINIA are to be abject Slaves to fuch uncharitable Wretches I Forbid Dcfires only extend to fee that his hopcfl Endeavours iuftly entitle him to, and I would not that my Meaning fhould he copftrued in any other light $ yet the prefent Situation of the Planters may, poffihly, draw more fatal Confequences. I am, Sir, your humble Servant. A PLANTER in CAROLINE. i it, Policy, ohi Heavens forbid it. My Juftice done to the labouring Man which

Clipped from The Virginia Gazette04 Nov 1773, ThuPage 2

The Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Virginia)04 Nov 1773, ThuPage 2
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