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Tradesmen's Protest against the Proceedings of the Merchants ...
Relative to the New IMPORTATION of TEA.
AVOID THE TRAP. Remember the iniquitous Non-Importation Scheme.
BOSTON, Nov. 3, 1773.
WHEREAS we have repeatedly
been imposed upon by the Mer-
chants of the Town of BOSTON, and
thereby incurred heavy Taxes upon us,
and we stand unjustly charged with the
blame : And as it is now proposed
by said Merchants to prevent the Im-
portation of Tea from the India Com-
pany, whereby that Article may be sold
for less than half the Price they can af-
ford it ; who now call for our Atten-
dance for that Purpose at Liberty-Tree.
You are hereby advised and warned by
no means to be taken in by the deceit-
ful Bait of those who falsely stile them-
selves Friends of Liberty.
We the TRADESMEN of the
I. THAT the present proposed Meet-
II. That the Method of notifying
III. WE are resolved, by Divine As-
THE TRUE SONS OF LIBERTY.
Printed by E. Russell, next the Cornfield, Union-street.