The King’s Speech, 1775.

This broadside is one example of King George III’s response to his discontented colonists in America.  Here he spoke to Parliament on November 30, 1774, about the rebellion in Massachusetts and how “It gives me much concern, that I am obliged, at the opening of Parliament, to inform you, that a most daring spirit of resistance, and disobedience of the law still unhappily prevails in the Province of Massachusetts-Bay, and it has in diverse parts of it broken forth in fresh violences of a very criminal nature.” 

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