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Some remarks on the settlement of the line, and removal of the courts from Bristol to Taunton [electronic resource].

Publication:
[Boston? : publisher not identified, 1747?]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages))
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 40439.
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Subjects:
Courts -- Massachusetts -- Bristol County -- Poetry.
Massachusetts -- Boundaries -- Rhode Island -- Poetry.
Rhode Island -- Boundaries -- Massachusetts -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Poems -- 1747.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
The eastern boundary of Rhode Island was settled in 1746. Tiverton, Little Compton, Bristol, Warren, Barrington and Cumberland became part of Rhode Island, and the county seat of Bristol County, Massachusetts moved from Bristol to Taunton. The courts were first held in Taunton on Dec. 9, 1746.
Verse in twenty-four stanzas; first line: Upon those stirs, commissioners.
Date of publication suggested by Bristol.
Text in two columns.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 40439).
Cited in:
Bristol B1362
Shipton and Mooney 40439
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