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Great Britain. Parliament. Lords protest re: repeal of the Stamp Act

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07654.22 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Parliament. Place Written: [London] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1766/03/17 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Response from the House of Lords, in dissension to the Bill of Appeal of the Stamp Act. "If we give our Consent to it without a full Conviction that is right . . . we in effect annihilate this Branch of Legislature, & vote ourselves useless." Possibly in Grenville's hand.


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

Sub Era: Road to Revolution