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A Lord's pension paid from American tax revenues...
Item # 664994 THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 10, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has one-third of a column headed: "America" which includes news items from Newport, Boston, and Virginia. One item notes in part: "that the pension granted to his Honour the L.G. to be paid out of the revenue now raising in America but virtue of the Acts of Parliament so much complained of in every colony...".
Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's