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A collection of the most interesting tracts lately published in England and America on the subjects of taxing the American colonies and regulating their trade

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  • Format Books
  • Publication London : Printed for J. Almon, 1766-1767.
  • Physical Details
    • 3 v

Notes

  • A compilation by John Almon of separately-issued pamphlets. Each tract has separate t.p., imprint and collation.
  • Vol. 3 published under title: A third volume of interesting tracts on the subject of taxing the British colonies in America.
  • Sabin no. 14392.

Contents

  • v. 1. A defence of the New-England Charters / J. Dummer -- The rights of the British colonies asserted and proved / J. Otis -- Considerations on the propriety of imposing taxes / D. Dulany -- The late regulations respecting the British colonies / J. Dickinson -- The late occurences in North America and policy of Great Britain considered
  • v. 2. An account of a late conference on the occurrences in America / J. Steele -- The rights of Parliament vindicated -- The application of some general political rules -- A short history of the conduct of the present ministry -- The celebrated speech of a clebrated commoner -- Correct copies of the two protests against the bill to repeal the American Stamp Act -- The privileges of the island of Jamaica vindicated
  • v. 3. The conduct of the late administration examined -- Authentic account of the proceedings of the congress held at New-York in [1765] on the subject of the American Stamp Act -- The examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin relative to the repeal of the American Stamp Act in [1766] -- Two papers on the subject of taxing the British colonies in America