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Great Britain. Acts. An Act for restraining... the Governor, Council and House... of New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03562.17 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1767 Pagination: 5 p. 30.8 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: A response to New York's resistance to the Townshend Acts.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsLawTaxes or TaxationCivil WarRevolutionary War

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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