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The Boston Tea Party- State House Massachusetts
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Stock #: 204599
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: Valentine Souvenir Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Here formerly stood Griffin's Wharf, at which lay moored on Dec. 6, 1773, three British shipps with cargoes of tea. To defeat King George's trivial but tyrannical tax of three pence a pound, about ninety citizens of Boston disguised as Indians, boarded the ships, threw the cargoes, three hundred and forty-two chests in all, into the sea, and made the world ring with the patriotic exploit of the Boston Tea Party. No! Never was mingled such a draught In Palace, Hall or arbor, As freemen brewed and tyrants quaffed, That night in Boston Harbor