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England vs. America...

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September 2, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept.2, 1773 

* Pre Revolutionary War from the enemy
* America vs. England tensions build

The entire front page is taken up with a report from the Boston House of Representative with a printing of their declaratory resolutions relating to  the British Parliament's: "...power and authority to make laws & statures of sufficient force & validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain, in all cases whatever; & afterwords the same Parliament made & passed an act for levying duties in America with the express purpose of raising a revenue..." with much more (see for portions).
Half of another page is taken up with remarks of the Boston Board of Council concerning Lt. Governor Oliver's recent letters: "...to have been wrote with an intention to procure the passing of an act or acts of Parliament to raise a revenue in America, after the province had been restored to quiet by the repeal of the stamp act. this is apparent from his assertion..." and: "...letter of the 11th of May, 1768 he implicitly points out the necessity of sending troops into the province..." and much more (see for portions).

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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