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Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania gazette. [No. 1901 (May 30, 1765)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01714 Author/Creator: Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 30 May 1765 Pagination: 4 p. ; 40 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains an announcement of the passage of the Stamp Act on p. 2 and mentions the new stamp duties in other sections. Reports news from around Europe and the colonies, including an act passed in Philadelphia for the maintenance and repair of roads. Contains various advertisements.

People: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Stamp ActFinanceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLawGovernment and CivicsTaxes or TaxationEconomicsInfrastructureTransportation

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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