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Fighting Words

The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin...

“Q. What used to be the pride of the Americans? A. To indulge in the fashions and manufactures of Great-Britain. Q. What is now their pride? A. To wear their old cloaths over again, till they can make new ones.” – February 1766

View Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin relative to the repeal of the American Stamp Act in MDCCLXVI in the Rare Books Collection in the Digital Library.