Charles Townshend papers 1660-1804 1748-1767 Townshend, Charles papers

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Charles Townshend papers 1660-1804 1748-1767 Townshend, Charles papers

The Townshend papers included the private and public records of Charles Townshend who served in various positions in the government of Great Britain including as Secretary of War during the Seven Years War and as Chancellor of the Exchequer where he authored the Townshend Acts to tax the American colonies.

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