Boston Committee of correspondence

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The Boston Committee of Correspondence, led by Samuel Adams, was formed by opponents of British policy who were trying to maintain unity of colonial feeling. The correspondence of the Committee helped to spread disaffection throughout the colonies and precipitated the American Revolution. Records of the Boston Committee are part of American historian George Bancroft's collection of research materials.

From the description of Boston Committee of Correspondence records, 1772-1784. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466514

From the guide to the Boston Committee of Correspondence records, 1772-1784, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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referencedIn Boston Committee of Correspondence letter, ca. 1773. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Boston Committee of Correspondence. Letter, 1774 May 22, to an unnamed correspondent. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Boston Committee of Correspondence. Boston Committee of Correspondence records, 1772-1784. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Boston Committee of Correspondence. Letter (draft), 1773 July 4, Boston, to Erastus Wolcott and others of the Committee of Correspondence in Connecticut. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Boston Committee of Correspondence. Boston Committee of Correspondence correspondence, 1768-1774. Library of Congress
creatorOf Church, Benjamin, 1734-1778. ALS, 1773 Dec. 13, Boston, to Elbridge Gerry, Marblehead, Mass. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Boston Committee of Correspondence records, 1772-1784 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn papers, Wedderburn, Alexander papers, 1676-1801, 1764-1800 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lawrence, Bezaleel, 1736-1797. American Revolution collection : political and economic conditions, 1750-1834. Lexington Historical Society
referencedIn Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, Earl of, 1733-1805. Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn papers 1676-1801, bulk 1764-1800. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Boston Committee of Correspondence. Circular letter, 1777 February 27, Boston. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
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associatedWith Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. person
associatedWith Church, Benjamin, 1734-1778. person
associatedWith Connecticut Committee of Correspondence. corporateBody
associatedWith Cooper, William. person
associatedWith Cooper, William, 1720-1809. person
associatedWith Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780. person
associatedWith Moffat, Thomas. person
associatedWith Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, Earl of, 1733-1805. person
associatedWith Wolcott, Erastus, 1722-1793, person
associatedWith Young, Thomas, 1732-1777. person
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United States
United States
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
United States
United States
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Boston Port Bill, 1774
American loyalists
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Active 1774

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