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1773-11-05, Against the duty on tea
New York broadside dated November 5, 1773 and entitled "To the friends of liberty, and commerce." This notice by "Cassius" served as a warning
against the importation of tea and other items, and that those who do, would be considered "an Enemy to the Liberties of America." (Digitized from a
microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   New-York, November 5, 1773. To the friends of liberty and commerce : Gentlemen, It must be strongly marked on your minds, that the end of the last non-importation agreement, was to obtain a repeal of the tyrannical act of Parliament, that imposed a duty on glass, painter's colours, paper, tea, &c. which was designed to raise a revenue from you, without your consent. You know, that so much of this act, as imposed the duty on tea, is yet unrepealed. Your honour, is therefore, bound to maintain the non-importation agreement, until this act is repealed ...
OCLC Number:   62807382
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