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Gentlemen, The selectmen, by the order of the town, have directed me to inclose the following address, to be communicated to the inhabitants of your town ... [microform]

Other Title:
Friends and fellow citizens, The inhabitants of the town of Boston can never remain the unconcerned spectators of the distress and calamity of their fellow citizens in any part of the commonwealth. ...
Publication:
[Boston : s.n., 1786]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 44858.
Format/Description:
Microformat
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 46 x 30 cm.
Subjects:
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Signed: William Cooper, town-clerk. Boston, Sept. 11, 1786.
Followed by the address of the selectmen: Friends and fellow citizens, The inhabitants of the town of Boston can never remain the unconcerned spectators of the distress and calamity of their fellow citizens in any part of the commonwealth. ... we take the liberty to address you on those commotions which have too widely spread within the commonwealth ...
The address, while not specifically naming Shays' rebellion, begs the inhabitants to communicate with their representatives in the General Court and to use constitutional means, rather than violence, to obtain redress for any grievances.
Text in three columns; printed area measures 34.8 x 21.3 cm.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 44858).
Cited in:
Bristol B6250
Shipton & Mooney 44858
Contributor:
Cooper, William, 1720-1809.
Boston (Mass.). Selectmen.
OCLC:
55842527
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