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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.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's