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Pownall, Thomas to George Grenville re: Colonial remonstrance against Molasses Act of 1733

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07654.09 Author/Creator: Pownall, Thomas Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: February 1765 ca. Pagination: 1 p. 22.6 x 18.3 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07654.09 Author/Creator: Pownall, Thomas Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: February 1765 ca. Pagination: 1 p. 22.6 x 18.3 cm

Summary of Content: He quotes: "'That the Complaint contained in the New England Memorial & Petition was frivolous & Groundless, an high Insult upon his Majesty's Government, & tending to shake off the dependency of the said Colony upon this Kingdom, to which by Law & Rights they are & ought to be subject."

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Government and CivicsRevolutionary WarGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTaxes or TaxationFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceLawPetitionDiet and nutrition

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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