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Proof sheet of tax stamps, 1765

A proof sheet of one-penny stamps, submitted for approval to the Commissioners of Stamps by an engraver on May 10, 1765. Under the Stamp Act, one-penny stamps were to be used on newspapers, pamphlets and all other papers "larger than half a sheet and not exceeding one whole sheet."

"America: Revenue 1765 Newspaper and pamphlet one penny. A proof sheet of 26, showing the registration certificate." British Library.
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"America: Revenue 1765 Newspaper and pamphlet one penny. A proof sheet of 26, showing the registration certificate." 1765. British Library. URL: Accessed 4/19/2017.

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