Lot 110: September 26, 1768-Dated, Historical Newspaper, "The Boston Chronicle"
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Boston Newspaper Reports Protests the "Townsend Acts" Representatives "obtaining the redress of our grievances..."
September 26, 1768-Dated Pre Revolutionary War Era, Important Historical Content Newspaper, "The Boston Chronicle," Protests the "Townsend Acts," Choice Very Fine.
A complete and authentic issue of The Boston Chronicle, 8 pages, 8.5" x 10.5", disbound, loose spine. From the interior, an important full page report, reads in part:
"The following was unanimously agreed upon as the result of the conference and consultation of the committees chosen by a number of towns and districts, viz. ninety-six towns and eight districts, convened at Boston the 2nd day of September, 1768.
The inhabitants of a number of Towns in his Majesty's province of the Massachusetts-Bay, being greatly alarmed at the present aspect of our Public affairs, and deeply distressed in their minds upon authentic advice that the humble and dutiful petition of their representatives to our most gracious Sovereign for the redress of their grievances have not reached the royal presence; At a time when they are threatened with the posting of regular troops among them... Fellow subjects in the province, have in their several town meetings legally assembled, chosen us to consult and advise for the purpose and also for the legal, regular and prudential methods of obtaining the redress of our grievances...".