Three Thoughts about Charles Carroll of Carrollton

I was just asked by a group in France to describe three aspects of Charles Carroll of Carrollton’s thought and life.  Nice.  I’ve not given a lot of thought re: him for several years.  Kind of like visiting… Read More

University Bookman vol 30 no 1 1990 (Full Issue)

Good issue with pieces by Ben Lockerd, Raymond English, and Ralph de Toledo. ub v30 no1 1990

Crises Points, 1763-1774

“Crises Points, Leading to Revolution, 1763-1774” Opening to Crisis, 1763-1765 Parliament passed the Sugar Act of 1764.  Taxed molasses and sugar at half the rate of the Navigation Acts.  Parliament pleased with itself—after all, they saw it as… Read More

Charles Carroll of Carrollton’s Second CX Letter

SOURCE: CX [Charles Carroll of Carrollton], Dunlap’s Maryland Gazette; or, the Baltimore General Advertiser (April 2, 1776). To tamper, therefore, in this affair, or try prospects merely upon the credit of supposed arguments or philosophy can never be… Read More

Charles Carroll of Carrollton’s First CX Letter

SOURCE: Dunlap’s Maryland Gazette, or the Baltimore General Advertiser (Tuesday, March 26, 1776).  Article by Charles Carroll of Carrollton, under the pseudonym “CX.” “An established government has an infinite advantage by that very circumstance of its being established;… Read More