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Boston Tea Party, December 16, 1773

Boston Tea Party, December 16, 1773 Massachusetts
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Stock #: 72845
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: Tichnor Bros Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Enacted on Griffin's Wharf, Atlantic Ave. and Pearl Street, the night of December 16, 1773, in rebellion at the tax levied by Britain on tea shipped to the colonists. The towna people, enraged at the justice, dressed as Indians, boarded the ship and dumped the cargo into the harbor.