Revolution in the Lymes: From the New Lights to the Sons of Liberty

Revolution in the Lymes: From the New Lights to the Sons of Liberty


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467135962
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 12/19/2016
Series: Military
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Jim Lampos and Michaelle Pearson live in Old Lyme, Connecticut. They have also written Remarkable Women of Old Lyme and Rum Runners, Governors, Beachcombers & Socialists: Views of the Beaches in Old Lyme.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

1 Introduction 11

2 The Cromwdlians of Saybrook Colony 15

3 The Great Awakening: How Radical Clerics Shaped a Revolution 29

4 Stephen Johnson and the Stamp Act 39

5 The Old Post Road 53

6 Lyme's Sons of Liberty 61

7 Lyme Hosts a Tea Party 71

8 Israel Bissel's Ride 79

9 Samuel Holden Parsons: Lyme's Major General 85

10 Ezra Lee and the American Turtle 99

11 The War Comes Home 107

12 Matthew Griswold TV: The Revolutionary Governor 119

13 The Tree of liberty 139

Bibliography 149

Index 155

About the Authors 157

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