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2 Grenville, in the House of Commons, in the debate of 5 March, 1770: ‘Far from thinking the tax impracticable, some of the assemblies applied to me, by their agents, to collect this very tax.’ Compare Whately's Considerations, 71. ‘Mr. Mauduit, the Massachusetts agent, favored the raising of the wanted money by a stamp duty, as it would occasion less expense of officers, and would include the West India islands.’ Gordon's History of the American Revolution, i. 158.
3 Richard Jackson to Jared Ingersoll, 22 March, 1766, in Letters of Ingersoll, 43: ‘I was never myself privy to any measures taken with respect to the stamp act, after having formally declined giving any other advice on the subject, excepting that I had always given, to lay the project aside.’
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