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State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, June 15, 1779.

Massachusetts. General Court.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, June 15, 1779.

Whereas by the returns made ... it appears that a large majority of the inhabitants ... think it proper to have a new Constitution ... Resolved ... to form a convention ... to meet at Cambridge ... on the first day of September next ..

by Massachusetts. General Court.

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Published by Printed by Thomas and John Fleet in [Boston .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 16365
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15539946M


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In the House of Representatives it proper to have a new Constitution. 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 Published: () State of Massachusetts-Bay.

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