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To the King's Most Excellent Majesty [Welsh broadside, supporting King]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07182 Author/Creator: Place Written: [London?] Type: Broadside Date: 1775 ca. Pagination: 1 sheet 38 x 22.9 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07182 Author/Creator: Place Written: [London?] Type: Broadside Date: 1775 ca. Pagination: 1 sheet 38 x 22.9 cm

Summary of Content: "The Humble Address of the High Sheriff... of the County of Carmarthen." Printed in Water-Street between the Coffee-House and the Old Ship. (No printer listed; Sheriff not named.) Urging subjects loyal to the crown "to take this opportunity of expressing our most hearty abhorrence... of these undutiful and traitorous practices of your majesty's subjects in America"

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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