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State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, May 5, 1777.

Massachusetts. General Court.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, May 5, 1777.

That the happiness of mankind depends very much on the form and constitution of government they live under ... We do resolve, that it be, and hereby is recommended to the several towns ... to send members to the General Assembly ... to form such a constitution of government, as they shall judge best calculated to promote the happiness of this state ..

by Massachusetts. General Court.

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Edes in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Massachusetts.,
  • Massachusetts. -- Constitutional Convention,
  • Constitutional conventions -- Massachusetts.,
  • Representative government and representation -- Massachusetts.,
  • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15433.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14619189M

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Book/Printed Material State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, February 5, Whereas May 5 rum, molasses, and sundry other articles herein needed for the supply of the army and the inhabitants of this State: It is therefore resolved. State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, Ma 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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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.".

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List of former districts of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Notes Edit 1. ^ Prior torepresentatives were selected by a majority of votes at a town meeting. A Free African-American Petitions the Government for Emancipation of All Slaves () Prince Hall was a black slave freed in Making a living for himself working with leather and as a caterer, Hall went on to found the first Black Mason's Lodge, an organization that still File Size: KB.

The representatives shall be chosen out of the residents in each county, who shall have resided at least twelve months in this State, and three months in the county where they shall be elected; except the freeholders of the counties of Glynn and Camden, who are in a state of alarm, and who shall have the liberty of choosing one member each, as.

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In the House of Representatives, Ap Resolved, that such unincorporated plantations as are taxed to this state, be, and hereby are impowered to join in the choice of representatives, with such town where they are taxed.

Published: ().Scope and Content: Per Stcitem 30 and more specifically Stcitem a, the Massachusetts General Court authorized its sergeant-at-arms and the state’s Art Commission to expend funds for the preservation of photographs and photographed portraits of speakers of the House of Representatives hanging in the Speaker’s Room of the State House and presidents of the Senate.