Providence, December 2, 1767 : Luxury and extravagance, in the use of British and foreign manufactures and superfluities, having of late greatly increased … We the subscribers … do engage with and promise each other, that we will not, from and after the first day of January next, import, by land or water, into this colony … any of the following articles, produced or manufactured out of North America, viz …

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