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    William Stearns. A View of the Controversy Subsisting Between Great Britain and the American Colonies. A Sermon Preached at a Fast in Marborough in Massachusetts-Bay, on Thursday, May 11, 1775. Agreeable to a Recommendation of the Provincial Congress. Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1775.

    Twelvemo. 33 pages.

    Removed. Trimmed but fine copy with good margins, half-title and end leaf. Pages toned with some soiling to front cover. Former owner's name in ink on the front cover. Fine.

    Defense of American military action, dedicated to the American forces encamped at Roxbury "in defense of the property and rights, sacred and civil, of Americans, against the insults and depredations of ministerial peculators, and enemies of the British constitution."

    Howes S913(aa). Evans 14474. American Independence 198.


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