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An account of the events that came to be known as the 'Edenton Tea-Party,' the resolution of protest against tax on tea drafted by fifty-one ladies of Edenton. Particular attention is given correcting misinformation and myth that the author feels permeated the popular account of the events at the time.
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22559
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Under the roof of Mrs. Elizabeth King in Edenton, North Carolina, on October 25th, 1774, fifty-one patriotic ladies declared they would not drink English tea or wear anything manufactured in England until the taxes were repealed for the American colonies.