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Dr. Stearns's petition to His Excellency the governour, and the Honourable Council [electronic resource] : exhibiting the troubles he has met with, by reason of the appearance of false evidence against him. Presented to the members of the Honourable General Court, of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, for their information.

Author/Creator:
Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809.
Publication:
Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts : by Isaiah Thomas, MDCCLXXXV. [1785]
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 2: New editions
Format/Description:
Book
12p. ; 12⁰.
Subjects:
Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809.
American loyalists.
False testimony -- Massachusetts.
Treason -- United States.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Economic aspects.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Worcester.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Stearns was accused in 1780 of disloyalty to the colonies. He posted bond against imprisonment, and then fled behind British lines. The petition argues that the bond was cancelled by the Treaty of Paris.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
Cited in:
Evans, 19260
English Short Title Catalog, W38227.
Contributor:
Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831, printer.
Massachusetts. General Court , Author
Massachusetts. General Court.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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