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Item # 567753
August 31, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 31, 1773
* American people turning against England
* Pre Revolutionary war tensions growing
An inside page has a report from the Boston Gazette concerning actions in the Mass. House of Representatives.
Another page has two columns taken up with remarks concerning the Hutchinson letters and his involvement in the trouble with collecting duties at Boston ports (see for portions).
The back page has some content regarding America including: "...from the people of Boston in New England...shew how falsely they have been accused of wishing to throw off their connection with the Mother Country while that connection is made consistent with the preservation of their constitutional rights...We can sacrifice our treasure and our blood in the cause of King and country; but we cannot prove such traitors to God, ourselves and our country..." with more (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's