Letter to the Commisioners of the stamp office from the Pennsylvania Collector

Mss.973.31.H87

Date: 1765 | Size: 1 Volumes

Scope and content

Document begins with page #2; page #1 is lacking.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 7 p.

Early American History Note

This document is cross-listed with the Pennsylvania Non-Importation Collection (Mss.973.2.M31). The finding aid for that collection contains additional details on this item. In summary, part of the collection contains a series of letters that John Hughes, the appointed collector of the stamp tax in 1765, wrote detailing his experience.The letters provide an account of Philadelphia's reaction to the Stamp Act from the persepctive of Hughes.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Official Government Documents and Records
  • Political Correspondence

Subject(s)

  • American Revolution
  • Colonial Politics
  • Government Affairs
  • Philadelphia History