Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 18

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1778.) A Journal of the Honorable House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts Bay. 38 pages. Folio, disbound; manuscript notes on title page, minor wear. Boston: Thomas and John Fleet, 1778

Additional Details

Includes minutes of the state legislature from 27 May to 23 June 1778. Among the many war-related items are a long report on "conciliatory Bills lately brought into Parliament by Lord North" (page 7); and a "Report of a Spy as to the Situation of the Enemy at Crown-Point" (page 20). Evans lists this as part of a 208-page publication (15889) but also lists pages 13-38 included here as a separate publication (15890).