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1778-04-15, Draft bill of Parliament to quiet the disorders in North America
Broadside of a draft bill from the British Parliament proposed in order to quiet the disorders in North America. The bill contained a number of
conciliatory resolutions, including an agreement not to not to tax the colonies by the Parliament's acts, and giving pardons following a return of
allegiances to Britain. The document was read to the House of Commons and, by order of William Tryon of New York (Loyalist governor), handbills were
distributed. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   Draft of a bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great-Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes within His Majesty's colonies, provinces and plantations in North-America.
OCLC Number:   62810889
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