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Title Governor Bernard's letter to the Earl of Halifax, reporting upon destruction to property and effigies hung by inhabitants of Boston in resistance demonstrations to the Stamp Act following the publication of the Virginia resolves
Reference CO 5/755
Library The National Archives
Date 15 Aug 1765
Document Type Correspondence
Theme(s) Tax; American Revolution
Keywords governor, secretary of state, town, Stamp Act, resistance, tax, legislation, newspaper, sedition, resistance, demonstration, public shaming, sheriff, order, law and order, meeting, council, civil disturbance, patriot group, destruction, evacuation, riot, punishment, reward, arrest, fire
Places Massachusetts; Boston; Castle William; Virginia
People John; Montagu-Dunk, George (2nd Earl of Halifax); Bernard, Francis; Oliver, Andrew
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