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ty of Paris, ceding to Great Britain all the vast possessions of France on the mainland of North America, together with Florida and other Spanish territory east of the Mississippi, was concluded 10 February, 1763.
On the 23d of that month, Charles Townshend became first lord of trade, with the oversight of colonial administration, in the short-lived ministry of Bute, and some far-reaching changes in the colonial system were presently announced.
The salaries of governors and judges, hitherto p and readjusted the tea duties in the interest of the hard-pressed East India Company.
The colonies, in resisting the Stamp Act, had dwelt upon the unconstitutionality of internal taxation — by a Parliament in which they were not represented.
Townshend now sought to turn the tables by imposing the external taxes which he professed to think the colonies, by inference, had conceded the right of Parliament to impose.
The passage of the Townshend acts revived, though to a. less wide extent, th
tson, Bishop, 109
Time, 263, 270 n., 271
Times, the (Rev. Benjamin Church), 171
Times (Peter Markoe), 175
Times or life in New York, the, 228
Timon of Athens, 12
Tippet, Mehetable, 199
To a man of ninety, 183
To a Robin, 178
To a waterfowl, 212, 266
To Cordelia, 173
To fancy, 178
Tompkins, Governor, 248
Tortesa, the Usurer, 230
To the inhabitants of the province of the Massachusetts Bay, 137
Tour on the Prairies, a, 209, 250
Town meeting, 173
Townshend, Charles, 126
Tract relative to the affair of Hutchinson's letters, 140
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