State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, June 16, 1778.

As justice, humanity and every reasonable principle of the human heart, must urge the necessity of rendering the situation of our brethren ... as comfortable as may be, it is therefore, resolved ... to collect ... the number of shirts, shoes and stockings, set ... in the following schedule ... .. by Massachusetts. General Court.

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15904.
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In the House of representatives, March 15, Whereas it is of great consequences to prevent the soldiers that are or may be raised for the Continental Army Imprint 3.

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A letter from John Hancock to the Board of War of the State of Massachusetts Bay written on November 5, John Hancock requests delivery of clothing newly made for "the Carolina Negroes." The postscript of the letter reads "We are much in want of a Bell, the old one being destroy'd by the British, I wish your Honors could furnish one.".

“the happiness of mankind depends very much on the form and constitution of government they live under”: exceedingly rare broadside of the massachusetts house, a pivotal step toward the people’s voice in a state constitution (constitution) (revolution).

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In the House of Representatives, April 20, [resolves relating to provision of 1, militia "to fortify and secure the Passes of the North-River]. Broadside. State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, June 10, [resolves relating to the provision of 1, men].

[2] p. State of. State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, April 23, Whereas, by a resolve of the General Court, of the twentieth day of this instant, April, the several towns in this state are ordered to raise men, to reinforce the Continental Army but no provision is made therein of any encouragement.

The Province of Massachusetts Bay was a crown colony in British America which became one of the thirteen original states of the United States from onward. It was chartered on October 7, by William III and Mary II, the joint monarchs of the kingdoms of England, Scotland, and walkingshops.coml: Boston.

The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the fundamental governing document of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, one of the 50 individual state governments that make up the United States of a member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention ofJohn Adams was the document's principal author.

Voters approved the document on June 15, Jurisdiction: Commonwealth of Massachusetts. State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, February 16, Whereas upon examination, in consequence of a report of the committee for settling disputes between the towns in the several counties in this state respecting their quotas of men in the Continental Army, it appears that the committees in the counties of Plymouth.

Journal of the Convention for framing a constitution of government for the state of Massachusetts Bay, from the commencement of their first session, September 1,to the close of their last session, June 16, (Boston, Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the state, ), by Massachusetts.

Constitutional Convention () (page. The Massachusetts General Court (formally styled the General Court of Massachusetts) is the state legislature of the Commonwealth of name "General Court" is a hold-over from the earliest days of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, when the colonial assembly, in addition to making laws, sat as a judicial court of the adoption of the state constitution init was Houses: Senate, House of Representatives.

On Wednesday, January 10,the General Court met. in the Old State House, where for about fifty years their sessions had been held, when information was given that the New State House was so far completed that it was in a proper situation to accommodate the Governor and Council, the Senate and House of Representatives.

Aug 21,  · Contents. Interesting Facts ; One of the original 13 colonies and one of the six New England states, Massachusetts (officially called a commonwealth) is known for being the landing place of.

Most of the resources for Revolutionary War service are listed in the NSDAR Digested Summary and Alphabetical List of Private Claims Presented to the House of Representatives from the First to the Thirty-First Congress.

The Public Records of the State of Connecticut, October - February The Public Records of the State of. An Act for establishing the constitution of the State of South Carolina.

Whereas the constitution or form of government agreed to and resolved upon by the freemen of this country, met in congress, the twenty-sixth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and: seventy-six, was temporary only, and suited to the situation of their public.

Full text of "The state house, Boston, Massachusetts" See other formats. The version that the house of representatives passed earlier on that date varies somewhat from the council’s, but the differences are minor (Mass. House of Rep. Journal, July–Nov.

sess description begins A Journal of the Honorable House of Representatives of the Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. Watertown, Mass., John Quincy Adams (/ ˈ k w ɪ n z i / (); July 11, – February 23, ) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth president of the United States from to He previously served as the eighth United States Secretary of State from to During his long diplomatic and political career, Adams also served as an ambassador, and as a Preceded by: James Monroe.

Sep 12,  · The Massachusetts General Court (formally styled the General Court of Massachusetts) is the state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The name General Court is a hold-over from the earliest days of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, when the colonial assembly, in. The House of Representatives shall be composed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several States, and the electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State Legislature.

Home» Massachusetts Archives Collection: - Massachusetts Archives Collection: - the Senate and House of Representatives. The Board of War's role was to organise Massachusetts' military logistics and manpower. Votes from towns relating to the proposed state constitution of and two groups of miscellaneous.

For the operation of the bureau of the state house; provided, that the superintendent, director of operations and other employees of the bureau shall work in conjunction with the business manager of the house of representatives and the chief financial officer of the senate on the maintenance, repair, purchases and payments for materials and.

The United States and Colonies of America, fromhas had nine[1] cities or towns that served as their seats of government. Commonly referred to as "Capitals," the Congresses of the United Colonies and States of America actually convened in 14 different.

Massachusetts Bay gave its name to the Massachusetts Bay Colony, which is one of the two predecessor colonies of the current state of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Bay is one of five bays besides Quincy Bay, Narragansett Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Cape Cod Bay that give the state the nickname "the Bay State".

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Fundamental Documents [Volume 1, Page 11] CHAPTER 1 | Document 6. Massachusetts Constitution. 2 Mar. Handlin A CONSTITUTION OR FRAME OF GOVERNMENT, Agreed upon by the Delegates of the People of the STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS-BAY,--In Convention,--Begun and held at Cambridge, on the First of September,and continued by Adjournments to the.

Includes: Journals of the Senate and House of Representatives and Records of the President of the Council from June to Junewith Appendix, contains the Journal of the Senate on the Impeachment of Woodbury Langdon; Sketches of men who Sustained Important Relations to the State Government Manuscript Biographies of Governor William.

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20 Apr. A fire destroyed the Hollis Street Church and about other buildings. 30 July Fire destroyed 90 buildings and 7 ropewalks. 21 Nov. Fire destroyed part of the State House on State Street. in Filling in of Back Bay which was completed in in Another smallpox epidemic in Boston.US History/New Nation.

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world which ended hostilities with Great Britain, languished in Congress for months because state representatives failed to attend sessions of the national legislature.

Congress began the signing process by examining their copy of the Articles on June 27 They ordered a.