CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV
To Richard Henry Lee, January 1st
Military Affairs—­European Politics—­Articles
of Confederation—­Army Supplies.
To --------, January l0th
The colonial leader Samuel Adams (1722-1803) helped prepare the ground for the American Revolution by inflammatory newspaper articles and shrewd organizational activities.A fundamental change in Briti...
Samuel Adams was, according to his cousin John Adams, "born and tempered a wedge of steel to split the knot of lignum vitae" that tied the colonies to Great Britain. Even his Loyalist critics testifie...
Strictly speaking, Samuel Adams was not a journalist. That is, his principal occupation was not that of a reporter, editor, or publisher of newspapers. He was a prominent statesman in the era of the A...