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State of Massachusetts-Bay. Council-chamber, December 10, 1776.

Massachusetts. General Court.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. Council-chamber, December 10, 1776.

Whereas an embargo was laid the seventh day of December, instant, on all vessels, excepting such as may be fitted out by order of the United States ...

by Massachusetts. General Court.

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Edes in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipping -- Massachusetts.,
  • Broadsides.,
  • Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 43068.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15477153M

    Entries from the Journals of the House of Representatives on J read, “ informed the House, that ten Chiefs of the Michmack and St. John’s tribe of Indians, were arrived in town ”, on July 11 read, “that the honorable Board proposed that a conference should be held with the Indian Chiefs, now in Watertown, before both. The United States of America is the product of two constitutions. The first, the Articles of Confederation, was passed on Novem , ratified on February 2, , by the required 13 States, and enacted on March 1,

    Massachusetts is the 7th smallest state in the United States. It is located in the New England region of the northeastern United States, and has an area of 10, square miles (27, km 2). Several large bays distinctly shape its coast. Boston is the largest city, at the inmost point of Massachusetts Bay, the mouth of the Charles River, which is the longest river entirely within . Includes two resolutions of the Continental Congress, dated Nov. 27, and May 2, , and signed: Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary. Recorded twice by Evans, among entries for and

    Signed: Published by order of Congress, John Hancock, president. Includes a letter from General Benjamin Lincoln and a copy of instructions from Lieut. General John Burgoyne to Lieut. Colonel Bern. Evans Journals of the Continental Congress, ESTC W Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy annotated on verso: Hand bill from . The Balloting Book and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands in the State of New York: This book contains copies of several acts relative to Revolutionary War bounty lands and the payment given to officers and soldiers for service in the alphabetical listing of the names of soldiers and officers in each regiment is provided and includes the rank and .


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