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Scaevola, 18th cent. To the Commissioners Appointed by the East-India Company, for the Sale of Tea, in America.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01753 Author/Creator: Scaevola, 18th cent. Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Broadside Date: 1773 Pagination: 1 p. ; 37 x 22 cm.

Summary of Content: Protests the consignment of tea as a means to raise revenue for Britain in America. Equates the commissioners' appointment with those of the Stamp Act tax collectors a few years earlier. Scaevola was a pseudonym.

People: Scaevola

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyEconomicsBoston Tea PartyRevolutionary WarStamp ActTaxes or TaxationFinanceGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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