State of Massachusetts-Bay. In Convention, June 16, 1780.
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State of Massachusetts-Bay. In Convention, June 16, 1780. Whereas, upon due examination of the returns ... it appears that more than two-thirds of the inhabitants ... have expressed their approbation of the form of government agreed upon by this convention ... this convention do hereupon declare the said form to be the constitution of government established by and for the inhabitants of the state of Massachusetts-Bay. .. by Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons? in [Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Massachusetts,
  • Elections -- Massachusetts,
  • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 16846
ContributionsBowdoin, James, 1726-1790
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18193183M

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