Taxation and representation are inseparable... Whatever is a man's own, is absolutely his own; no man hath a right to take it from him withough his consent either expressed by himself or representative; whoever attempts to do it, attempts an injury; whoever does it, commits a robbery; he throws down and destroys the distinction between liberty and slavery.

Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden

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Lord Camden. "On the Declatory Bill of the Sovereignty of Great-Britain over the Colonies." House of Lords, 10 Feb. 1766, Palace of Westminster, London, England, UK.