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Babcock, Henry (fl. 1769) to Thomas Brattle

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08221 Author/Creator: Babcock, Henry (fl. 1769) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 09 November 1769 Pagination:

Encloses the resolves of the Connecticut Assembly in support of Boston's struggle against the Townshend Acts and the King's Commission of Customs and recommends that they be printed.

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