Caesar Rodney: Founding Father Quote




Caesar Rodney Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 1446 details Share on Google+ - Quote 1446 Linked In Share Button - Quote 1446 That the subjects of His Majesty in the British American Colonies have had, and of right ought to have and enjoy all the liberties, privileges and immunities of free and natural born subjects within any of His Majestys Dominions, as fully and amply as if they and every of them were born within the realm of England—that they have a property in their own estates, and are to be taxed by their own consent only, given in person or by their representatives, and are not to be assessed of their liberties and free customs, sentenced or condemned, but by lawful judgment of their peers.

Caesar Rodney: letter, Aug 2, 1774 to George Read



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