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State of Massachusetts Bay. In the House of Representatives, April 29, 1777.

State of Massachusetts Bay. In the House of Representatives, April 29, 1777.

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.

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

    Subjects:
  • Elections -- Massachusetts.,
  • Suffrage -- Massachusetts.,
  • Representative government and representation -- Massachusetts.,
  • Broadsides.,
  • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15431.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17689140M


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