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Complaining about the hated Acts of Parliment...

Item # 664996 THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 31, 1768  (currently spelled Gloucester)  Page 2 has a report from Boston concerning the growing tensions between the colonies and England, noting: "...assembled at Faneuil Hall...convened to consult & advise the most effectual measures for promoting the peace & good order of his Majesty's subjects...under the present very dark & threatening aspect of the public affairs..." which resulted in: "The Petition" to the Royal governor, seeking relief: "...Your excellency cannot be insensible of their universal uneasiness arising from the grievances occasioned by the late
acts of Parliament for an American revenue..."
with more.
Page 3 news from Boston headed "America" which begins: "And considering the dreadful consequences of tumult and disorder..." with more fine content.
Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side, full red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's