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1774-06-08, Boston Comm. of Correspondence advocating independence (variant)
June 8, 1774 broadside of the Boston Committee of Correspondence's denouncement of Great Britain's actions against Boston and the colonies, and its
decision to advocate for independence. This version is a variant of those found in LLMC 21062; in this broadside, the date and the complimentary close
were printed rather than handwritten. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Public Library).
Title:   Gentlemen, The evils which we have long foreseen are now come upon this town and province, the long meditated stroke is now given to the civil liberty of this country? : ... The bill for blocking up the harbour of Boston is replete with injustice and cruelty ... There can be no doubt of our succeeding to the utmost of our wishes if we universally come into a solemn league, not to import goods from Great Britain ... we have drawn up a form of a covenant ...
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