Resolves of the General Assembly of the state of Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. Begun and held at Boston, in the county of Suffolk, on Wednesday the twenty seventh day of May, anno domini, 1778 by Massachusetts. General Court.

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15895
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Pagination34 p.
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The Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay: To which are Prefixed the Charters of the Province. With Historical and Explanatory Notes, and an Appendix.

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