Lot 13
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Great Britain. Laws & Statutes (George III)

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20,000 - 30,000 USD
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755,000 USD
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  • The Stamp Act, a working manuscript draft
26 1/2 pages, written in a calligraphic cursive hand in black and brown ink, legal folio (18 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.; 470 x 375 mm), [London, 1764-1765], docketed on verso "A Bill for laying certain Stamp Duties in America," with some contemporary underlining in ink, stitched with black silk ribbon; some light marginal soiling in first few leaves, small edge tear in first leaf affecting one word, folded laterally across the center, small fold tear in first leaf.
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