The memorial of the town of Boston [draft], 1765 Dec. 18.


Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927,. The memorial of the town of Boston [draft], 1765 Dec. 18.

The memorial of the town of Boston [draft], 1765 Dec. 18.

At a town meeting in the forenoon a committee headed by Samuel Adams was appointed to draw up a memorial to the Governor in Council petitioning for the reopening of the courts; Adams drew up this draft and presented it to the meeting where it was revised and approved. The draft, with corrections, is entirely in Adams's hand, and a cancelled paragraph at the head is signed by him.

1 item (2 p.) ; 24 cm.

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