Saturday, May 19, 2012

Traitor: Dr. Benjamin Church

Day 140

~The Massachusetts Provincial Congress arraigned Church on November 2. Despite an eloquent appeal in his own defense, he was unanimously expelled as a member of the House. The Continental Congress on October 17, 1775, elected Dr. John Morgan "in the room of" Dr. Church, and on November 7 passed the following resolution:~


That Doctor Church be close confined in some secure jail in the Colony of Connecticut, without use of pen, ink and paper, and that no person be allowed to converse with him except in the presence and hearing of a magistrate of the town or the sheriff of the county where he is confined, and in the English language, until further orders from this or a future Congress.

Dr. Benjamin Church was a very trusted member of the Sons of Liberty for many years but it 1775 he was discovered to be a traitor.

Well Bye,

Also read this for more about him on my blog.

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