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Great Britain. Acts. Act to continue...an act...for the better payment of the army and their quarters

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03971 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Document Date: 1770 Pagination: 3 p. 30.7 x 19.3 cm

Summary of Content: The Quartering Act, which modified previous acts dealing with punishing munity and desertion, better pay, and quartering for the army. Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan. Paginated 315-316 + unpaginated title page.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Intolerable ActsMilitary HistoryLawGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDesertionMilitary LawSoldier's PayMilitary CampMutiny

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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