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Ame and Elizabeth Cumings and Henry Barnes named as public enemies for importing British goods, Boston Gazete, 22 January 1770


A LIST of the Names of those
who AUDACIOUSLY continue to counteract the UNIT-
ED SENTIMENTS of the BODY of Merchants thro-out
NORTH-AMERICA; by importing British Goods
contrary to the Agreement.
John Bernard,
(In King-Street, almost opposite Vernon's Head.
James McMasters,
(On Treat's Wharf.
Patrick McMasters,
(Opposite the Sign of the Lamb.
John Mein
(Opposite the White-Horse, and in King-Street.
Ame & Elizabeth Cummings,
(Opposite the Old Brick Meeting House, all of Boston.
And, Henry Barnes,
(Trader in the Town of Marlboro'.
HAVE and do still continue to import Goods from
London, contrary to the Agreement of the Mer-
chants.—They have been requested to Store their Goods
upon the same Terms as the rest of the Importers have
done, but absolutely refuse, by conducting in this Manner.
IT must evidently appear that they have prefered their
own little private Advantage to the Welfare of Ameri-
ca: It is therefore highly proper that the Public should
know who they are, that have at this critical Time, sor-
didly detached themselves from the public Interest; and
as they will be deemed Enemies to their Country, by all
who are well-wishers to it; so those who afford them their
Countenance or give them their Custom, must expect to
be considered in the same disagreeable Light.

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