Home > Back to Search Results > Trouble in the colonies...
Click image to enlarge 670145
Show image list »

Trouble in the colonies...

Item # 670145

September 12, 1767

ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Sept. 12, 1767  Page 3 contains a biting speech by the Lt. Governor of West Florida to the Assembly, noting in part: "...I find much of your attention taken up in unworthy attempts to throw reflections upon my conduct...the most insolent & shameful resolutions that any Assembly ever presented to a Governor...What must other Colonies think of you when they know how you tax the subject merely for your own benefit & advantage. I sincerely hoped your journals would have...giving up for the improvement of the Colony, the great salaries which you have taken to yourselves...".
The back page has a report noting General Gage has causes: "...the suspension of our charter & a suspension of the legislative power here until we have complied with the Billetting Act...".
Four pages, archival repair at the blank spine, red tax stamp on ftpg., nice condition.

Item from Catalog 300 (released for November, 2020)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's