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Newspaper, The Boston Chronicle, September 26, 1768, 8pp., disbound, loose spine, VG. From the interior, an important full page report, in part, "The following was unanimously agreed upon as the result of the conference and consultation of the committees chosen by a number of towns and districts, viz, ninety-six towns and eight districts, convened at Boston the 2nd day of September, 1768. The inhabitants of a number of Towns in his Majesty's province of the Massachusetts-Bay, being greatly alarmed at the present aspect of our Public affairs, and deeply distressed in their minds upon authentic advice that the humble and dutiful petition of their representatives to our most gracious Sovereign for the redress of their grievances have not reached the royal presence; At a time when they are threatened with the posting of regular troops among them ... Fellow subjects in the province, have in their several town meetings legally assembled, chosen us to consult and advise for the purpose and also for the legal, regular and prudential methods of obtaining the redress of our grievances..... Another column letter, Boston September 22 from "his excellency General Gage" to the Colonial governor, in part, "in obedience to his Majesty's Commands, ... two regiments ... proceed to Boston ... that provisions be made agreeable to the Act of Parliament (Townsends Acts) ... then, 1-1/2 page printing of the New York Resolves (Non Importation Resolves)
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Boston Protests the Townsend Acts - Gage Begins His Occupation of Boston

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $130.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, April 8, 2023.
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