'''For''' abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an arbitrary Government, and enlarging its Boundaries, so as to render it at once an Example and fit Instrument for introducing the same absolute Rule in these Colonies:
'''Ad''' nostras Chartas fundatorias auferendas, nostras Leges
'''For''' taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:
'''For''' suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with Powers to legislate for us in all Cases whatsoever.
'''He''' has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us.
'''He''' has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our Towns, and destroyed the Lives of our People.