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The Whiskey Rebellion...

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November 15, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 15, 1794 

* Whiskey Rebellion - insurrection
* Western Pennsylvania

This issue has content relating to the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania. This was a tax protest by farmers who sold their grain in the form of whiskey. The Whiskey Rebellion demonstrated that the new national government had the willingness and ability to suppress violent resistance to its laws.
Page 3 has a report headed "Patriot Army with a dateline of "Camp near Cherry's Mill, 30 miles from Pittsburg" concerning the Rebellion (see).
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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