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Import everything except tea?...

Item # 584620

August 16, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 16, 1770  Inside has an advertisement headed: "American Lands" for the sale of 35,000 acres in Albany County, New York (see photos). A full page is taken up with: "A Description of the Chief Cities, Curiosities & Arts in Arabia, with a History of  that Country & an Account of the Prophet Mahomet".
Also an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" questions: "...sense of the inhabitants of this city whether we should import every thing except tea, or any other article subject to duty, or to abide by the present total non-importation agreement?..." (see). A letter from Philadelphia as well (see).
The issue has eight pages, is 8 1/2 by 11 inches, and is in great condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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