PROTESTERS. This name was applied by Boston radicals to merchants in Massachusetts who refused to support the Solemn League and Covenant, a circular letter in which the Boston Committee of Correspondence asked every adult "to suspend all commercial intercourse" with Britain from 31 August 1774 until the Boston Port Act was repealed.
revised by Harold E. Selesky
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