"From the New-York Gazette of Nov. 7. To the Printer ..."
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- Coming of the American Revolution
This letter to London describes the reaction to the arrival, in New York, of a "parcel of the stamps, which immediately raised a spirit of general uneasiness". The anonymous author reports on the hanging of an effigy in the likeness of Andrew Oliver, and the convening of "upwards of two hundred merchants" as well as shopkeepers, all agreeing to boycott British goods "till the stamp act was repeal'd."