The Quit-Rent System in the American Colonies

Beverley W. Bond, Jr.
The American Historical Review
Vol. 17, No. 3 (Apr., 1912), pp. 496-516
DOI: 10.2307/1834386
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1834386
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    Vinogradoff, Villainage in England, pp. 291-292 and 306-307.
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    Cal. of St. P. Col., I. 260.
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    Annual Register, 1763, pp. 208-212.
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    • Ibid., pp. 91-92
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    Thorpe, III. I844 and I848.
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    Osgood, I. 428.
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    Ibid., XVII. 74.
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    Ibid., p. 49.
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    Shepherd, pp. 67 and 90-91.
  • 69
    Ibid., p. 446ff.
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    Ibid., VIII. 441.
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