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Great Britain. Acts. An Act for granting and applying certain stamp duties... [Stamp Act]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03562.11 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlets Date: 1765 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: original London edition of the Stamp Act


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Government and Civics, Law, Finance, Stamp Act, Taxes or Taxation, Revolutionary War

Sub Era: Road to Revolution