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The Petition of the Grand American Continental Congress, to the King's Most Excellent Majesty

The Petition of the Grand American Continental Congress, to the King`s Most Excellent Majesty

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    A petition to King George III "to obtain redress of grievances and relief from fears and jealousies, occasioned by the system of statutes and regulations adopted since the close of the late war, for raising a revenue in America, extending the power of courts of Admiralty, and Vice-Admiralty, trying persons in Great-Britain for offences alledged to be committed in America, affecting the province of Massachusetts-bay, and altering the government, and extending the limits of Quebec, by the abolition of which system, the harmony between Great-Britain and these colonies, so necessary to the happiness of both, and so ardently desired by the latter, and usual intercourses, will be immediately restored."