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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
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"The Father of the American Revolution" Samuel Adams


Crying "No taxation without representation," he instigated the Stamp Act riots and the Boston Tea Party. After the "Boston Massacre," he spread Revolutionary sentiment with his Committees of Correspondence. Known as "The Father of the American ...

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Claret, of a Superior Quality, in Cases; also PORT WINE in pipes and quartercases, just received and for sale by PALYART & Co.

Philadelphia, October 5, 1791


Just imported in the ship Wilmington, Captain Jeffries, from Belfast, A few Boxes if very Fine IRISH LINENS Which will be Sold very low for Cash or Credit, by David McCormick & Co. No. 26, Second Street South

Philadelphia, October 5, 1791


A NEW edition of COMMON SENSE is just published, and is now selling by Robert Bell in Third-Street, Philadelphia.

Philadelphia, January, 20, 1776


Was LOST this afternoon, between Hamilton’s wharf and the corner of Church-alley, in Third-Street, a RED MOROCCO POCKET BOOK, containing one Eight Dollar and a Three Dollar Continental bills. Whoever has found it, and will be obliging enough to take it to the printer of this paper, shall receive FIFTEEN SHILLINGS reward.

Philadelphia, January, 20, 1776