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    Sale 2517 | Lot 18
    Estimate: $400 - $600
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    • Sale 2517 Lot 18

      (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

      Estimate $400 - 600

      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).


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