Warrants & Revolution

“The last instance where the Writs of Assistance controversy played a part in bringing about the Revolution occurred in 1768, when customs agents relied on such a writ issued years earlier in Boston to attempt to force entry onto a ship owned by John Hancock, the ship being named, ironically enough, The Liberty.”

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