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At the General Court of their Majesties Colony of the Massachusetts Bay in New-England, sitting in Boston by adjournment, December 10th, 1690 [An order for the granting forth of printed bills for seven thousand pounds] Cambridge: Printed by Samu

At a General Court for their Majesties Colony of the Massachusetts Bay in New-England, sitting at Boston, upon adjournment, December 22th, 1691 [A proclamation relating to various matters] [Cambridge Printed by Bartholomew Green 1691].

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. By the honorable, the Lieutenant council & assembly: convened at Boston, upon Wednesday the 27th of May 1696, in the eighth year of His Majesties reign. for better encouragement to prosecute the French and Indi

Province of the Massachusetts Bay. To the constables of any or either of them, Greetings. You are required in his Majesty's name, forthwith to assembly the freeholders, and other inhabitants of your town unto them, that they are alike required t

By His Excellency, Joseph Dudley, Esq. Captain general and governour in chief, in and over Her Majesties Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, &c. in New-England. A proclamation. Whereas Her Majesty by Her royal proclamation for settling and ascert

By his Excellency, Joseph Dudley, Esq. Captain general and governour in chief, in and over Her Majesties Province of Massachusetts-Bay, &c. in New-England. A proclamation for the better regulation of seamen and marines … Boston. Printed by Barth

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. At a session of the great and general Court, held at Boston, October 14, 1713. Resolved that it is for Her Majesties service there be some townships regularly planted and setled in the most defensive manner, in

By His Excellency Joseph Dudley Esq. Captain General and Governor in chief, in and over his province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England a proclamation requiring all persons being in office of authority or government at the of the late Queen

By His Excellency, Joseph Dudley, Esq. Captain General and Governor in Chief, in and over His Majesties Provinces of the Massachusetts-Bay and New-Hampshire in New-England. A proclamation against commerce & trade with the French of Canada, Cape

By His Excellency Samuel Shute, Esq. Captain Ganeral and Govenour in chief in and over His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. &c. a proclamation [to apprehend seven escaped transported felons] Given under my hand … in Bo

By the Honourable William Dummer, Esq; Lieut Governor & commander in chief, in & over His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New England a proclamation for apprehending John Pittman. Boston: Printed by B. Green Printer to His Hon. Th

Province of the Massachusetts Bay. Jeremiah Allen, Esq; Treasurer and receiver general for His Majesties said Province. To [blank] constable or collector of the Town of [blank] Greetings, &c. … Given under my hand & seal at Boston, the fifth day

Instructions for masters of transports, captains and commanding officers of military commissaries, that are of shall be employed in His Majesty’s service in the province of the Massachusetts-Bay. Directing how supplys of provisions, cloathing an

By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governour and commander in chief for the time being of His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for encouragement to voluntiers to prosecute the war against t

An act passed by the great and General Court or Assembly of His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Boston upon Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May 1746. And continued by adjournments to Wednesday the

At a great and General court of Assembly for the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, begun and held at Boston the 27th day of May 1747, and continued by adjournment and prorogation to the 3d of February following. March 2d 1747 [-48] The followin

By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governour and Commander in chief, in and over His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation [Offering a reward for the apprehension of Robert Howland and Fobes Lit

By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governour and commander in chief, in and over His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for proroguing the General Assembly [Calling the Assembly to meet the f

By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; Captain-General and Governour in chief in and over the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. To [blank] Sir, As you have received beating-orders from me to enlist men into His Majesty’s service

Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-governour and commander in chief in and over his Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. To [blank] Greeting. Whereas notwithstanding the repeated orders issued to the several colonels in the Pr

By the Honourable His Majesty’s council, of the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for proroguing the General court … to Tuesday the sixteenth day of said August … Given at Boston the twenty-sixth day of July, 1757

By His Excellency, Thomas Pownall, Esq; Captain-general and governor in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. &c. &c. a proclamation for proroguing the general court … unto Wednesday the second day of

By the honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governor and commander in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New England. A proclamation for the encouragement of persons to inlist into his Majesty’s service in

Anno Regni Georgii II. tricesimo primo. Levying of soldiers. An act passed by the great and general court of assembly of His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: begun and held at Boston, upon Wednesday the twenty-fifth da

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. By His Excellency the Governor, To [blank] I do hereby authorize and impower you to beat your drums any where within this Province, for inlisting able-bodied effective persons (and none other) for His Majesty’s

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, By the Honourable [blank] Judge of the Probate of wills, &c. for and within the County of [blank] in the Province aforesaid. To [blank] of [blank] in the County and Province aforesaid, [blank] Greeting. [Appoin

To His Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq; Captain-general and Governor in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, and Vice-Admiral of the same. And the Honourable His Majesty’s Council. The petition of Ri

Anno Regni Regis Georgii Tertii, quarto et quinto 1764. Timber in Ipswich and Wenham An act, passed by the great and general court or assembly of his Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Concord, in the C

An address to the true-born sons of liberty in the government of the Massachusetts-Bay. [Signed] A Countryman. [1765].

By His Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq; Captain-General and Governor in Chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, and vice-admiral of the same. A proclamation for a general thanksgiving … appoint Thursday

Province of Massachusetts-Bay. The Honorable Harrison Gray, Esq; Treasurer and Receiver-general of His Majesty's said Province. To the select-men or assessors of the town or district of Greeting, &c ... Given under my hand and seal at Boston, th

Description of the pope. 1769. [Massachusetts 1769].Province of Massachusetts-Bay. The Honorable Harrison Gray, Esq; Treasurer and Receiver-general of His Majesty’s said Province. To the select-men or assessors of the town of district of [blan

Massachusetts-Bay. By the Governor, A proclamation for proroguing the General court … to Wednesday the nineteenth day of February next … Given at Boston the twenty-eighth day of December 1771 … Boston: Printed by Richard Draper, Printer to His E

Tuesday, the 24th of May, 14. Geo. 111. 1774. This House being deeply impressed with apprehension of the great dangers to be derived to British America, from the hostile invasion of the City of Boston, in our sister colony of Massachusetts Bay,

At a meeting of the following gentlemen, being committee from every town and district in the County of Middlesex and Province of Massachusetts-Bay, held at Concord in said County, on the 30th end 31st day of August 1774, to consult upon measures

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay To [blank] Field officers of the [blank] Regiment of militia in the County of [blank] Greeting. You are hereby directed to fill up and deliver commissions to all such captains and subalterns, as have been elected

A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of April 1775, on his Majesty’s troops. By a number of the people of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. On Tuesday the 18th of April, about half past 10 at night, Lieutenant Colonel

Instructions for the officers of several regiments of the Massachusetts-Bay forces, who are immediately to go upon the recruiting service … Given at the headquarters at Cambridge, this 10th day of July 1775. Horatio Gates, adjutant-general. [Wat

Watertown, August 14, 1775. This day the following resolve pass’d the General Court or Assembly of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay in Council. August 13, 1775. Whereas it is made evident to this Court, that many non-commissioned officers and sol

In Congress, Friday, June 9, 1775. Resolved that no obedience being due to the Act of Parliament for altering the charter of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, nor to a governor or lieutenant governor who will not observe the direction of, but end

A commission By His Excellency the Honorable Thomas Gage, Captain general and governor in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay, and Vice-Admiral of the same, general and commander in chief of all His Majesty’s force

By his excellency the Hon. Thomas Gage, Esq; Governor, and commander in chief in and over his Majesty's Province of Massachusetts-Bay vice admiral of the same. A proclamation: Whereas the infatuated multitudes who have long suffered themselves t

The [blank] day of [blank] 1775. Received of the [blank] Firelock to the use of the Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay of the value of [blank] shillings which sum the receiver-general of the said Colony is directed in forty days after the date here

Watertown, [blank] 1775. Received of Moses Gill, Esq; treasurer of the Committee of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay for the receiving and distributing the donations for the poor of the Towns of Boston and Charlestown, [blank] lawful money, as a

By his excellency the Hon. Thomas Gage, Esq; Governor, and commander in chief in and over his Majesty’s Province of Massachusetts-Bay vice admiral of the same. A proclamation: Whereas the infatuated multitudes who have long suffered themselves t

Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, 1776. We the subscribers, do each of us severally for ourselves, profess, testify and declare before God and the World, that we verily believe that the War, Resistance and Opposition in which the United American Colo

State of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, December 9, 1776. Whereas great inconveniences, may take place from our not knowing the number of male inhabitants in each town and plantation in this state, from sixteen years old

In observance of the Colony-writ to me directed, these are in the name of the government of the Massachusetts-Bay, to will and require you forthwith to cause the Freeholders and other inhabitants of your town … to assemble at such time and place

Colony of Massachusetts Bay 1776. We the subscribers, do each of us severally for ourselves, profess, testify, and declare, before God and the world that we verily believe that the war, resistance and opposition in which the United American Colo

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives. August 31, 1777. Whereas it has been represented, that some of the powder manufactured at the several powder mills in this state, has proved defective; and as there is sufficient quanti

State of Massachusetts-Bay. [Blank] in the County of [blank] and state aforesaid, maketh oath, that the [blank] whereof [blank] is at present master ... in the County of [blank] in the year of our Lord, 177 . [n.p., 177-].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, October 8, 1777. Whereas by information from the commanding officer of the detachment from this State, at the State of Rhode Island ... A true copy. Attest. J. Avery, D. Sec'y.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, January 25, 1777. The perseverance of Britain in her attempts to subjugate the free states of America to an unconditional submission ... [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1777].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, March 15, 1777. Whereas it is of great consequences to prevent the soldiers that are or may be raised for the Continental Army ... In Council March 15, 1777. Read and concurred. John A

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In Council. January 9, 1777. Whereas by a resolve of this Court, passed December 10, 1776. all persons are prohibited from exporting from this state any sugars ... In the House of representatives. January 9, 1777 Read

An abstract from resolves containing the encouragement offered by the Continental congress, and by the State of Massachusetts-Bay, to such as shall inlist into the Continental army ... In Council. Jan. 28, 1777. Read and concurr'd John Avery, De

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives. February 6, 1777. That the army may be duly supplied with shoes, stockings and shirts ... [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1777].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, September 22, 1777. Whereas by the latest advice from the Northern army under the command of General Gates, it appears, that the army under the Command of General Burgoyne ... [Boston:

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives. May 5, 1777. That the happiness of mankind depends very much on the form and constitution of government they live under ... [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1777].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In Council. July 7, 1777. Resolved, that all such men as may inlist as non-commissioned officers and private soldiers into the Continental regiment ... In the House of representatives, July 8, 1777. Read and concurred

State of Massachusetts Bay In the House of representatives, September 14, 1779. Whereas it is indispensably necessary that a supply of blankets should be immediately procured for the service of the army ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas & John Flee

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine. An act to prevent sundry articles being exported from this to the neighbouring states ... [Boston, 1779].

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives, February 16, 1779. Whereas upon examination, in a consequence of a report of the Committees for settling disputes between the towns in the several counties in this State ... [Boston: Pr

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, June 15, 1779. Whereas by the returns made into the Secretary's office from more than two thirds of the towns belonging to this State ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas and John Fleet, 177

State of Massachusetts-Bay. Town of [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] 1779. This certifies that I have received of [blank] the sum of [blank] to be deposited in the [blank] in the State, agreeable to a resolve of the General Court passed June 2

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, May 5th, 1780. Resolved, that the Selectmen of the several towns in this State be, and hereby are desired to transmit to the agents appointed in the respective County, to which said se

State of Massachusetts Bay. In the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty. An act to prevent and punish desertion and for apprehending and securing deserters form the Continental army ... This act passed May 5, 1780. A true copy.

A new and accurate map of the colony of Massachusets [i.e. Massachusetts] Bay, in North America, from a late survey.

State of Massachusetts-Bay in convention, June 16, 1780. Whereas, upon due examination of the returns made by the several towns and plantations within this state, it appears that more than two thirds of the inhabitants, thereof who have voted on

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives ... Whereas the troops of the Southern states will now be needed for the defence of that quarter, and by reason of the late advantages obtained by the enemy, we are compelled to call fo

Samuel Adams, esqr. One of the delegates from the province of Massachusetts-Bay to the general continental congress of North America.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, Sept. 29th, 1780. Whereas by a resolve of the General Court, passed the 4th of May last, the agents appointed in the several counties in this State to receive from the towns in their r

A new chart of Massachusetts Bay, and part of the coast of Maine /

[Marblehead, Mass., New Fountain Inn]

[Fishing smacks, "Jessie Costa," a typical fishing schooner]

[Fishing smacks, just after the finish, First Fishermen's race]

[Fishing smacks - "Jessie Costa" rounding buoy off Minot's Light]

[Fishing smacks, James W. Parker]

Fishing smacks i.e. schooners, the start, First Fishermen's race

[Fishing smacks - "Francis P. Mesquita," winner in second class]

[Fishing smacks, James W. Parker]

[Fishing smacks, Jessie Costa, a typical fishing schooner]

[Fishing smacks, the start, First Fishermen's race]

[Fishing smacks, Rose Dorothea, winner of cup]

[Fishing smacks, Jessie Costa]

Rose Dorothea, winner of Lipton Cup, in first ? Fishermen's Race

Rose Dorothea, winner of Lipton Cup, in first [?] Fishermen's Race

Jessie Costa and James W. Parker in first [?] Fishermen's Race for Lipton Cup

Fishing smacks i.e. schooner- first fishermen's race for Lipton Cup

Fishing smacks i.e. schooner- first fishermen's race for Lipton Cup

[Fishing smacks - first fishermen's race for Lipton Cup]

Fishing smacks, Jessie Costa, a typical fishing schooner

Rose Dorothea leading Jessie Costa in first [?] Fishermen's Race for Lipton Cup

[Fishing smacks - first fishermen's race for Lipton Cup]

Rose Dorothea, with broken topmast in first [?] Fishermen's Race for Lipton Cup

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives. February 26, 1756 Voted that the following establishment of wages be made for the officers and soldiers going in the intended expedition to crown-point. Boston, February 26, 175

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives. February 26, 1756 Voted that the following establishment of wages be made for the officers and soldiers going in the intended expedition to crown-point. Boston, February 26, 175

The case of the Provinces of the Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Jersey, and the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode-Island, and Providence plantations, with respect to the bill now depending in the honourable House of Commons intitled, A bill for pres

The case of the Provinces of the Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Jersey, and the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode-Island, and Providence plantations, with respect to the bill now depending in the honourable House of Commons intitled, A bill for pres

By His Excellency Jonathan Belcher, Esq; Captain General and Governour in Chief in and over His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New England. A proclamation Whereas at a Council holden at the Court of Kensington, on the tenth day o