3 edition of State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, August 11, 1777. found in the catalog.
State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, August 11, 1777.
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Answer to Mr. The book contains recorded orders from Gen. The Lieutenant Governor, on the assumption that changes were impending, replied with lengthy recommendations. To encourage immigration, it also provided that foreigners professing Christianity may, after their arrival, be naturalized if they took the oath of allegiance as required.
The black population became a major element in New York City, and on large upstate farms. An orderly book of Benjamin Whipple, 29 June- 9 July AfterBenning Wentworththe Royal Governor of New Hampshire, granted land to anyone in a land granting scheme designed to enrich himself and his family. The Committee on Elections found that a deputy county clerk of Greene Co.
Your Abilities we greatly confide in; but if you shall think it for the Advantage of the Province to consult with and employ Council learned in the Law, the Importance of your Agency, will be a Motive sufficient for us to acquiesce in such Expence on that Account, as your own Judgment shall dictate to you to be necessary. By Virtue of such positive Instructions, the General Assembly of the Province has been removed from its ancient, established and only convenient Seat in Boston, and is still obliged to hold its Sessions at Harvard-College in Cambridge, to the great Inconvenience of the Members, and Injury of the People, as well as Detriment of that Seminary of Learning, without any Reason that can be assigned but Will and Pleasure. For they will deem it unjust as well as unnecessary to be obliged to bear a Part of the Support of Government in this Province, when it is now as it always has been amply and honorably supported by the People here. A second grant was obtained by the Duke of York in July to perfect his title. Smith in the 17th District. Representation[ edit ] Originally,[ when?
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As the State Library digitizes other Revolutionary War materials, links to the digital copy will be added to this list. Index Entries. Phillips and Mr. Even inside a settlement, different Dutch groups had minimal interaction.
August 11 purchased English furniture, silverware, crystal, and jewelry. You are therefore desired, so to improve them as to prevent such unhappy Consequences from taking Effect. Instead, the Sons of Liberty blocked the roads and the leader of the tenants was convicted of treason.
Two previous carvings of the cod existed during the legislature's colonial era; the first destroyed in a fire inand the second during the American War of Independence. By comparison, Manhattan then had only 6, people.
However, in Aprilwhen news arrived that King James had been overthrown in the Glorious RevolutionBostonians overthrew their government and imprisoned Dominion Governor Edmund Andros.
For they will deem it unjust as well as unnecessary to be obliged to bear a Part of the Support of Government in this Province, when it is now as it always has been amply and honorably supported by the People here.
Both New York political factions opposed the Stamp Act of The dangers of rebellion. The largest membership of the House was in of these being from the District of Maine ; the largest House without Maine was in They use numerous statements about their suffering and how they have been unjustly treated for generations.
Powers of the colonial government to appoint freemen and to wage war. The Secretary of State of New Yorkreceiving the abovementioned result, issued credentials for Adams, but Adams did not appear to claim the seat.
Both of these families had amassed considerable fortunes. Since which in Pursuance of Instruction to the Lt. For by the best Intelligence from England we are under strong Apprehensions, that by Virtue of an Act of Parliament of 7.
The Livingstons looked to the imperial ties as a means of controlling the influence of James De Lancey. When James ascended the throne in February and became King James IIhis personally owned colony became a royal province. So wretched is the State of this Province, not only to be subjected to absolute Instructions given to the Governor to be the Rule of his Administration, whereby some of the most essential Clauses of our Charter vesting in him Powers to be exercised for the Good of the People are totally rescinded, which is in reality a State of Despotism; but also to a Standing Army, which being uncontrouled by any Authority in the Province, must soon tear up the very Foundation of civil Government.
By Virtue of such positive Instructions, the General Assembly of the Province has been removed from its ancient, established and only convenient Seat in Boston, and is still obliged to hold its Sessions at Harvard-College in Cambridge, to the great Inconvenience of the Members, and Injury of the People, as well as Detriment of that Seminary of Learning, without any Reason that can be assigned but Will and Pleasure.
Vermont's coins minted in and bore the Latin inscription ". On August 19,the Confederation Congress of the United States passed an act saying it would recognize the secessionist state of Vermont and agreed to admit that state to the Union if Vermont would renounce its claims to territory east of the Connecticut River and west of Lake Champlain.
The French raid on Saratoga in destroyed that settlement, killing and capturing more than one hundred people. Letter Sent, n. Papers: In the Ward Family Papers, ; 2 narrow boxes, 3 volumes, and 6 extra tall volumes.
The Committee on Elections found that a deputy county clerk of Greene Co. When the call came for New York to help raise an expeditionary force against Louisburgthe New York assembly refused to raise troops and only appropriated a token three thousand pounds.
Declaration of Liberties. New York City had an inordinate influence on New York politics because several of the assembly members lived in New York City rather than in their district.
Microfilm:1 orderly book.State of Massachusetts-Bay: in the House of Representatives, Feb. 5, This broadside is a proclamation prohibiting the export of "rum, molasses, and sundry other articles" which are "all needed for the supply of the Army and the Inhabitants of this State.".
In Convention of the representatives of the state of New York, at Kingston, March 7, Whereas divers persons, inhabitants of this State have, for notorious disaffection to the liberties of America, Not in Evans.
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