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Great Britain. Acts. An Act for the impartial administration of justice [protecting Tory officials]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03562.21 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlets Date: 1774 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: One of the five "Intolerable Acts"


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Government and Civics, Law, Loyalist, Intolerable Acts, Revolutionary War

Sub Era: Road to Revolution