The Worland Family in America and Beyond

I began my life in the Puget Sound area of Washington State, on an island filled with forests and wild rhododendrons. I was separated from my Worland family there at an early age. Recently, I was reunited with my family and learned of my heritage. And so, this journey to know my ancestors began. The Worlands, Gideons, Newtons, Conards... they were the colonists, the settlers, the pioneers. They fought in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War. This is their story, and the story of a nation. -Deci Worland MacKinnon

Saturday, September 12, 2009

1765 Maryland

1765- Daniel Dulany, Jr., denounces the Stamp Act in Considerations of the Propriety of Imposing Taxes in the British Colonies.

"The colonies claim the privileges of British subjects. It has been proved to be inconsistent with those privileges to tax them with out their own consent, and it has been demonstrated that a tax imposed by Parliament is a tax without their consent..."

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