Repeal of the Stamp Act Cartoon



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Cartoon Funeral Stamp Act
The Repeal, or the Funeral of Miss Ame-Stamp, 1766. Engraving.
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (9) [Digital ID# ppmsca-15709]

This cartoon shows a mock funeral along the Thames River for the Stamp Act. Becasue of the strong resistance and boycott of the Stamp Act, Parliament repealed it in 1766. The child's coffin is marked "Miss Ame-Stamp born 1765, died 1766." The British Treasury Secretary George Grenville is carrying the coffin.

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