A SHORT HISTORY OF THE CONDUCT OF THE PRESENT MINISTRY, WITH REGARD TO THE AMERICAN STAMP ACT.

London. 1766. 21,[3]pp. Modern yellow buckram. Light foxing and soiling. Small tear at fore edge, through text. About very good. Item #WRCAM44801

Second edition, published the same year as the first. An account of Britain's taxation of its North American colonies, specifically the Stamp Act. The author blames the British administration for aggravating the situation between the colonies and Great Britain by delaying a call for action on the part of Parliament. Adams cites Oliver Dickerson's THE NAVIGATION ACTS AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (1951) as ascribing this work to James Scott. HOWES S434, "aa." SABIN 80637 AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 66-53b. ESTC N22758.

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