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"AN IMPLACABLE ARCH-ENEMY OF THE AMERICAN STRUGGLE FOR SELF-GOVERNMENT"

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION) (STAMP ACT) BERNARD, Francis; GAGE, Thomas; HOOD, Samuel. Letters to the Ministry. Boston, 1769.

First edition of momentous letters from Bernard that triggered colonial revolt, published without his authority, charging Boston patriots with sedition, issued the same year he was called back to Britain but not before "he firmly established in American minds what Benjamin Franklin later called 'the Grenvillian Notion of a necessary Connexion between Subjection and Taxation.'" $12,500.

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"WHERE MEN… PERVERT THEIR POWER TO TYRANNICAL PURPOSES; SUBMISSION… IS A CRIME": RARE FIRST EDITION OF LEADING BOSTON PASTOR ANDREW ELIOT'S 1765 SERMON DELIVERED BARELY TWO MONTHS AFTER PASSAGE OF THE STAMP ACT

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION) (STAMP ACT) ELIOT, Andrew. Sermon Preached before… Francis Bernard. Boston, 1765.

First edition of the influential Boston pastor's most famous and most controversial work, his May 29, 1765 Election Day Sermon delivered two months after passage of the incendiary Stamp Act—boldly proclaiming "when tyranny is abroad 'submission… is a crime'"—one of only 700 copies published. $3800.

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"WHERE MEN… PERVERT THEIR POWER TO TYRANNICAL PURPOSES; SUBMISSION… IS A CRIME": RARE FIRST EDITION OF LEADING BOSTON PASTOR ANDREW ELIOT'S 1765 SERMON DELIVERED BARELY TWO MONTHS AFTER PASSAGE OF THE STAMP ACT

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION) (STAMP ACT) ELIOT, Andrew. Sermon Preached before… Francis Bernard. Boston, 1765.

First edition of the influential Boston pastor's most famous and most controversial work, his May 29, 1765 Election Day Sermon delivered two months after passage of the incendiary Stamp Act—boldly proclaiming "when tyranny is abroad 'submission… is a crime'"—one of only 700 copies published. $3800.

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