From Henceforward Call This Country by the Name of Caledonia

By virtue of the power and authority to us given by the Court of Directors of the Indian and African Company of Scotland, You are hereby ordered in pursuance of your voyage to make the Crab Island, and if you find it free to take possession thereof in name of the Company; and from thence […]

To Robbery, Slaughter, Plunder, They Give the Lying Name of Empire

Quotiens causas belli et necessitatem nostram intueor, magnus mihi animus est hodiernum diem consensumque vestrum initium libertatis toti Britanniae fore: nam et universi co[i]stis et servitutis expertes, et nullae ultra terrae ac ne mare quidem securum inminente nobis classe Romana. Ita proelium atque arma, quae fortibus honesta, eadem etiam ignavis tutissima sunt. Priores pugnae, quibus […]