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Great Britain. Parliament. Boston Port. Boston evening post. Supplement [printing Boston Port Act]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06743 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Parliament. Boston Port. Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Broadsheet Date: 1774/05/16 Pagination: 2 p. 36.5 x 23.5 cm

Summary of Content: Slight text loss to newspaper banner at top.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Boston Port BillMilitary HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsNavyRevolutionary WarCommerce

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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