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Colden, Cadwallader (1688-1776) to George Grenville re: Colden's conduct during the Stamp Act uprisings

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07654.35 Author/Creator: Colden, Cadwallader (1688-1776) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1768/01/02 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Government and Civics, Revolutionary War, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Taxes or Taxation, Finance, Merchants and Trade, Commerce, Law, Stamp Act, Mobs and Riots, Rebellion, Sons of Liberty

Sub Era: Road to Revolution