The Die is Now Cast: Essex County’s Political and Military Response to the Intolerable Acts

Meredith Farm 41 Cross Street, Topsfield, MA, United States

In December 1773, a mob of Boston residents stormed three merchant ships moored at Griffin's Wharf and quickly destroyed the chests of East India Company tea located onboard. Three months later, in response to the Boston Tea Party, Parliament passed a series of laws known as the Boston Port Bill. These legislative acts essentially stripped...

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