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The following1 is taken from the South - 0 a r o l i n a G-A' Z E T T E, of Oc
tober 31 ft.-, being the laft Paper intended tobe' printed in that Province, till '
an iiiteration or nirairs in n m e r i c a.j . ; -n;. -
C H A R L E S'-T O W N, O c t o b e rT 30,
-irD AYthe 18th inftantv4a
:i p am anchor under the cannon of 1
7$l:--- feK -ventureV Gapb Miles 1
was corning over in. this (hip, : and it being luipetted, from the circumftance of VX"
her not "coming uplto town. -that night, that there'was on board eithcr'a ft amp
officer, (lamp's, or ftampt paper, - v ' V - - .
"X Early on SaturdaVi-rnorning, (October 19th) in the middle of' Broad ftreet ' ; r -'
anu Ljuirciv ureet, near lvir. union s ueing uurmuii central arm puunt. pari ui ...
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thf rhwn nnnenrcd fufoended on a izallows twenty teeTliiiiTu- an eififfv defisned
to rcprcfent a diftributor of ftampt paper, with a figure of the devil on hts right ?.
Jhandrand on his left a Boot, with a head ftuck opon-rtj diftii
bonher; to eaclvof wlf a peo- .
"pie, unfliakcn in their loyalty, but tenacious of'juft liberty, w ho hid conceived,
"that all internal duties impoied upon them without the content of jtheir imme
diate, or even virtual, representatives,, was grievous, opprelftve, and unconftu
tional; and that an extenfion of the powers and jurildittions of admiralty courts in
A merica, tended to fubvert one of .their moll darling legaLriglus ahd ,priyileges, - L;
that of trials . by .'jurics.?,r--On the gallowsrin very cpnfpjcuous characters, was
written, " LlBF.KTYand ! no Stamp-Act VI and on the baclTof the principal
' figure thefe words,' viz. u Whoever fliall dare attempt to pull down thefe efHgies,
had better been born with a mill-ftone about his neck, and call into the fea."--In
this fituation therfligies continued the whole dayvwithout one perfon's oiTerng z
to difturbor take them down, the court of general (elftons of the peace, oyer and'
tcrnuncr, aHize,andfcgeneral jail delivery, fitting alLtheVwhile , nor vvas there the.
leall riot or dillurbance, though a great concourfc of peopleTnceirantlyrelbrted
to the place of exhibition,- In the. evening the figures were taken down, and
received in a cart or wagon, drawnby eight or ten horfes, when a proceffion
commenced down Broad ftreet to the Bay attended atleaft by two thoufand fouls, , .
continuing from thence to the exchange, and up Tradd-ftreet, halting at the door
of a houle belonging to George Saxby, Efq. tthe then fuppofed diftributor of -.amps)
occupied by Captain William Coats, forne fmall injuries to the windows
of which it was imppflible to prevent from lb great a number, (whom it required 't.. ...
creat prudence,' and no lefs exertion . of influence in many, 'to reftrain from
levelling it with the ground), not owing however to any perlbnal diflikc to. Mr.'
. : . - - Saxby,
v NB. (& No Stamp'd PAPER '-be had.) :
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