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News from America: the Stamp Act...

Item # 678775

March 16, 1782

THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, March 16, 1782 

* Rare 18th century title
* re. the Stamp Act

Page 2 has a report which mentions: "After the stamp act took place in America, the news printers there put a large black border round their  newspapers, to denote their being in mourning; and we hear from Cleveland in Yorkshire, that a wag in that neighbourhood has copied the example, by putting a black border round many of the post bills...".
Four pages, nice red tax stamp on page 3, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 307 (released for June, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's