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Revolutionary Era broadsides, 1775-1783
Great Britain. Parliament. House of CommonsRivington, James, 1724-1802
Copies of two bills presented and read in the House of Commons, on the 19th of February last.
Printed by James Rivington, printer to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty
1 sheet ( p.) : coat of arms ; 42 x 34 cm
"No. I. Copy of a bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain, concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes within His Majesty’s colonies, provinces and plantations in North-America." "No. II. Copy of a bill to enable His Majesty to appoint commissioners, with sufficient powers to treat, consult, and agree upon the means of quieting the disorders now subsisting in certain of the colonies, plantations, and provinces of North-America." Date of publication from Evans. Text in two columns, separated by horizontal and vertical type ornament rules. Third horizontal ornament inverted. Watermark: [vryheyt] PPM. Cf. Gravell, T.L. Amer. watermarks 536. References: Evans 16292.
Broadsides -- SY1779 no.5
Great Britain. Commissioners to Treat, Consult, and Agree upon the Means of Quieting the Disorders Now Subsisting in Certain of the Colonies, Plantations, and Provinces in North-America
Great Britain--Colonies--America--AdministrationUnited States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
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