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Great Britain. Acts. Act to repeal...an act made in the seventh year of his present Majesty's reign

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03405 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlets Date: 1770 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: An act Parliament to repeal the Townshend Acts, passed on 12 April 1770. Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan. First printing. Paginated 331-335 + unpaginated title page.


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, Taxes or Taxation, Commerce

Sub Era: Road to Revolution