TITLE

Petition of London merchants against the Stamp Act

PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Petition of London Merchants Against the Stamp Act;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Legal Material
ABSTRACT
Presents the text of a petition which the merchants of London, England presented to the British Parliament, requesting the repeal of the Stamp Act of 1765. Benefits of continued free trade with the American colonies; Difficulties of the colonies in paying the tax demanded by the Act.
ACCESSION #
21212856

 

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