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Virginia awaits Parliament's response on taxation...

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June 08, 1770

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 8, 1770  An inside page has a letter from Virginia which includes: "The colonies wait silently for the determination of parliament concerning the revenue act. They have done all in their power to prohibit or retard the sale of British commodities but a view of our imports will show how ineffectual their efforts have been & how useless & pusilanimous it would be in P(arlimen)t not to maintain that valuable perogative of taxation..." with more (see).
Complete in 8 pages, some dirtiness to the ftpg. only, generally nice condition. Measures about 8 1/2 by 11 inches.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's