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A List of the Minority in the House of Commons, Who Voted Against. Stamp Act.

A List of the Minority in the House of Commons, Who Voted Against...

MPs Who Voted to Retain the Stamp Act [Stamp Act]. A List of the Minority in the House of Commons, Who Voted Against the Bill to Repeal the American Stamp Act. Paris [i.e. London]: Chez J.W. Imprimeur [i.e. J. Almon], 1766. 8 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, "No. 6" in early hand to head of title page. Negligible light soiling to exterior, light toning to text. $350. * Only edition. Bibliographically distinct, some copies were issued with a pamphlet titled Correct Copies of the Two Protests Against the Bill to Repeal the American Stamp Act, Of Last Session. With Lists of the Speakers and Voters. (Paris [i.e. London]: Chez J.W. Imprimeur [i.e. J. Almon], 1766), which reports the principal arguments in Parliament against the repeal of the Stamp Act. (Most of these centered around a fear of appearing weak or irresolute.) Adams, The American Controversy 66-26. English Short-Title Catalogue N11577.

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