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Great Britain. Acts. An act to discontinue... shipping... within the Harbour, of Boston [Port Bill]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00402 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlets Date: 1774 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: The Boston Port Act. Paginated 515-522 + unpaginated title page. [one of the five "Intolerable Acts"]

People: Great Britain. Acts

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Boston Port Bill, Revolutionary War, Law, Government and Civics, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Maritime, Commerce, Merchants and Trade

Sub Era: Road to Revolution