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A Series of Answers to Certain Popular Objections - Josiah Tucker) Dean Of Gloce - 1776. [1198849]
R. Raikes, London 1776 - 1st printing, in original paper wraps; 108,[11]pp; pages bright, only lite chipping of the wraps; The only edition of an important Revolutionary tract in which Tucker advocates granting the colonies independence. He argues that independence would save bloodshed, improve the British economy, force the colonists to live with the expenses of governing themselves, as well as continue trade with Britain on terms favorable to Great Britain. Includes comments on the slave trade and an interesting revelation regarding Benjamin Franklin - the fact that he had initially shown no hostility to the Stamp Act, and even tried to get "his man" appointed stamp agent. Size: 12 Vo; 1 Pound [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Dorley House Books, Inc.]
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