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  • To the public: Injustice, under whatever form it makes it's appearance, ought to be detected and punished. But when the authority of an office is made use of to oppress the poor ...Providence, April 2, 1763.
Call No:
  • G1157
  • Broadsides 1763 No.4
Imprint Place:
  • [Providence :
  • Printed by William Goddard,
Imprint Date:
  • 1763]
Physical Description:
  • 1 sheet ([1] p.)
  • 17 x 41 cm.
Bibliographic References:
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island,
  • Bristol Shipton & Mooney Reilly, E., Dict. of Col. Am. Printers' Ornaments
  • 278
  • B2413 41388 492,531,542
  • Charging George Taylor, attorney for the colony of Rhode Island, and John Foster, clerk, with malfeasance in the taxing of bills of credit against the county of Providence.
  • Signed and dated: Providence, April 2, 1763. Esek Hopkins. In his reply, Alden 295, Taylor says of Hopkins "... all who know him, know also he never wrote it ..." but he does not name those whom he suspects of acting through Hopkins. William Goddard was the only printer active at Providence in 1763. Rhode Island Historical Society holds only known original imprint. Newsbank Readex Early American Imprints series uses RIHS copy.
  • Preservation and electronic cataloging for this broadside was made possible by a generous grant from the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the Revolution, the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars, the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the General Society of Colonial Wars.
  • Broadside Collection: G 1157
  • Digital Version Available:
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