The New York Gazette

The New York Gazette
  • Title: The New York Gazette; or The Weekly Post-Boy

  • Date : 10 Feb 1766

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/JO/10/7/210A

  • Description :

    A copy of The New York Gazette; or The Weekly Post-Boy, Thursday, December 19, 1765, Number 1198. 

    This paper is one of several enclosures presented to Parliament along with a copy of a letter from Major-General Gage (Commander-in-chief in America) to Secretary Conway, dated 21 December 1765 at New York, as evidence that America citizens were prepared to disobey the Stamp Act. It is headed 'Liberty and Property, and No Stamps', and in the lead article entitled 'The Printer to the Publick', note the sentence stating that 'the Printer of this Paper has concluded to continue his weekly Publications, as usual, upon unstamped paper'.

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