The Stamp Act and the Intolerable Acts | Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum | Art Galleries and Exhibits | Chronogram Magazine

Art Galleries and Exhibits

The Stamp Act and the Intolerable Acts

When: May 1-Aug. 31 2016

The collection of historical documents on display at the Karpeles Museum includes the signed register of delegates to the 1765 New York Congress that drew up a petition to King George III and the Parliament to repeal the Stamp Act, the official hand-written instructions signed by King George enforcing the Quartering Act in 1767, and a manuscript of a 1767 law taxing the importation of slaves signed by the governor of New Jersey William Franklin, the son of Benjamin Franklin, among many other significant historical documents.


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