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Sons of Liberty (New York) to [unknown] re: unifying the Sons of Liberty in New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07654.19 Author/Creator: Sons of Liberty (New York) Place Written: New York Type: Letter signed Date: 1766/02/14 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 31.6 x 20.4 cm

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Summary of Content: Call to assembly of as many Sons of Liberty as possible to combat the threat of British taxation and to protest the Stamp Act, as well as demand trials by juries.

Background Information:

People: Robinson, Thomas
Sears, Isaac
Wiley, William
Mott, Gersham

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Government and CivicsRevolutionary WarGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTaxes or TaxationFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceLawRebellionMobs and RiotsSons of LibertyCivil RightsJudiciaryStamp Act

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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