The Claim of the American Loyalists
Having lost his valuable estate in Pennsylvania during the American Revolution, the Loyalist Galloway spent the rest of his years in exile in Britain lobbying the government for compensation and writing books like this one to justifying his position.
The Claim of the American Loyalists reviewed and maintained upon incontrovertible Principles of Law and Justice (London: G. and T. Wilkie, 1788).
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Table of Contents
- THE CONTENTS.
- THE CLAIM OF THE AMERICAN LOYALISTS REVIEWED.
- CHAP. I.: The Case of the American Loyalists briefly stated.
- CHAP. II.: Of the Rights of the Loyalists to Protection and Indemnity under the fundamental Laws of civil Society, and particularly under those of the British Constitution.
- CHAP. III.: On the Usage of Nations, under the fundamental Laws of Civil Society.
- CHAP. IV.: Of the Sense and Declaration of his Majesty and Parliament, on the Right of the Loyalists to Compensation, when their Aid was thought necessary to suppress the Rebellion.
- CHAP. V.: Of the Usage and Precedents of Parliament, under the fundamental Laws of the British State.
- CHAP. VI.: Of the Sense and Declarations of the Members of both Houses of Parliament in their Debates on the Treaty of Peace, upon the Right of the Loyalists to Indemnity and Compensation.
- HOUSE OF COMMONS.
- HOUSE OF LORDS.
- CHAP. VII.: Of the Doctrine of the Right Honourable Mr. Pitt, applied to the Claim of the Loyalists.
- CHAP. VIII.: Of the Benefits received by the British Nation, from the Sacrifice made of the Property of the Loyalists.
- CHAP. IX.: Objections answered.