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In Congress, Friday, June 9, 1775. [electronic resource] : Resolved, that no obedience being due to the act of Parliament for altering the charter of the colony of Massachusetts-Bay ... it be recommended to the Provincial Congress to write letters to the inhabitants ... requesting them to chuse such representatives ... which Assembly and Council should exercise the powers of government ...

Author/Creator:
United States. Continental Congress.
Publication:
[Watertown, Mass. : Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1775]
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([2] pages))
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14562.
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42872.
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Subjects:
Massachusetts. General Court -- Elections.
Elections -- Massachusetts.
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Watertown.
Notes:
Followed by: Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. In observance of the foregoing resolve of the honorable Continental Congress ... Given under my hand this 19th day of June ... 1775. By order of Congress, [blank] president. [and on verso] Pursuant to the letter within written, the freeholders and other inhabitants of the town of [blank] ... assembled and met together the [blank] day of [blank] 1775, and did then elect and depute [blank] to serve for and represent them ...
Imprint supplied by Evans.
Cf. Bristol B4033 which records a mutilated copy lacking the resolve of the Continental Congress.
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 14562).
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 42872).
Cited in:
Evans 14562
Bristol B4033
Shipton and Mooney 42872
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1805
Contributor:
Massachusetts. Provincial Congress.
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