William Jackson, an Importer; at the Brazen Head
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In this small handbill, probably distributed in Boston in the winter of 1769-1770, anonymous Boston patriots urge "...that the SONS and DAUGHTERS of LIBERTY, would not buy one thing, of him [William Jackson]." In spite of enormous public pressure, Jackson, a Boston merchant, defied the non-importation agreement that almost all of his fellow merchants had signed in August 1768.