MASSACHUSETTS: RIGHT TO FREE ASSEMBLY. ADAMS, SAMUEL. Boston, March 30th, 1773. By Direction of the Committee of Correspondence for the Town of Boston, I now transmit to you an attested Copy of the Proceedings of said Town on the 8th Instant. Boston: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, by Order of the Town of Boston, 1773.
Lot 212
MASSACHUSETTS: RIGHT TO FREE ASSEMBLY.
ADAMS, SAMUEL.
Boston, March 30th, 1773. By Direction of the Committee of Correspondence for the Town of Boston, I now transmit to you an attested Copy of the Proceedings of said Town on the 8th Instant. Boston: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, by Order of the Town of Boston, 1773.
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£ 1,100 - 1,900

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MASSACHUSETTS: RIGHT TO FREE ASSEMBLY.
ADAMS, SAMUEL. Boston, March 30th, 1773. By Direction of the Committee of Correspondence for the Town of Boston, I now transmit to you an attested Copy of the Proceedings of said Town on the 8th Instant. Boston: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, by Order of the Town of Boston, 1773.
Broadside, 409 x 334 mm. With autograph signature of William Cooper at the top. Some closed tears at folds, with two small chips, one long tear repaired with tape to verso, three small wormholes.
Provenance: Two contemporary manuscript notes, "Sir" to upper margin recto, and a longer note to verso, in an unidentified hand.

IMPORTANT PRE-REVOLUTIONARY BOSTON BROADSIDE ASSERTING THE RIGHT TO FREE ASSEMBLY. Conveying the report of Samuel Adams on a meeting at Faneuil Hall on March 8th, in which he objects to the actions taking against them b the Royal Governor and argues for the right of free assemblage. Evans 12688. Ford Broadsides 1650.
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