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Massachusetts:

RESOLVES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS-BAY, BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON, IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, ON WEDNESDAY THE TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF MAY, BEING THE LAST WEDNESDAY IN SAID MONTH, ANNO DOMINI 1778; AND CONTINUED BY PROROGATION AND ADJOURNMENT TO WEDNESDAY THE 6TH DAY OF APRIL, ANNO DOMINI 1779, AND THEN MET AT BOSTON AFORESAID.

Printed by John Gill., [Boston, New-England: 1778] 139-177, [1 blank] pp. Folio, stitched, untrimmed, some spotting. Lacking the [xi] Index pages after page 177. Else Good+. Contains resolutions on recruitments to the Continental Army, sales of confiscated estates, letter to General Washington dated April 22, 1779 extending the Assembly's support and willingness to provide 'every Assistance in their Power, by Drafts from their Militia...to Frustrate the Designs of their common Enemy...' A Resolve grants General Gates the power to apprehend 'such evil-minded traitorous Persons [being Inhabitants or Residents of the County of Bristol]' found to have assisted the Enemy and 'deal with him or them in such Way and Manner as to Law Martial and Justice doth appertain.' FIRST EDITION. Evans 16354. NAIP w033219 [10].


Book Id: 21715

Price: $275.00

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