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In the House of representatives, November 2, 1775. Whereas by two resolves of Congress passed the 1st of May and the 1st of July last, the provision made for the reception and support of the poor of the towns of Boston and Charlestown, who are d

In the House of representatives, November 2, 1775. Whereas by two reso...

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In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the inhabitants of the plantations in this Colony, not incorporated, and some of the inhabitants of the neighbouring colonies, together with a number of the late inhabitants of the

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the i...

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In council, December 1, 1775. Whereas it is of the utmost importance to the inhabitants of this Colony, as well as the American army, that the fortifications at Cambridge and Roxbury be effectually defended and his Excellency General Washington

In council, December 1, 1775. Whereas it is of the utmost importance t...

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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

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay To [blank] Field officers of the [blan...

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In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all offences committed by any of the soldiers rais’d for defence of the sea coast, shall be tried by a Court martial, consisting of the field officers of the regiment of militia wit

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all of...

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In council. November 7th, 1775. Whereas by an Act of this colony made in the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, intitled. An act impowering the courts of general sessions of the peace, within this colony to grant licences, to innho

In council. November 7th, 1775. Whereas by an Act of this colony made ...

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In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, the Island of St. John’s Newfoundland, Georgia, except the Parish of St. John’s and to East and West Florida immediately cease … May 29 Resolved that no provisions

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, N...

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In Provincial Congress, Watertown, June 27th, 1775. Resolved that there be immediately raised in the County of Essex, ten companies, to consist of fifty men each, officers included to be stationed upon the sea coast … In Provincial Congress June

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, June 27th, 1775. Resolved that ther...

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In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for which this present Congress was chose, expires on the thirtieth instant, and the exigencies of our public affairs, render it absolutely necessary for the safety of this colony,

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for w...

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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

Watertown, August 14, 1775. This day the following resolve pass’d the ...

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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

Watertown, [blank] 1775. Received of Moses Gill, Esq; treasurer of the...

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In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas the hostile incursions this country is exposed to, and the frequent alarms we may expect from the military operations of our enemies, make it necessary that the good people of this colo

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas the hostil...

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Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Congress, we have proportioned thirteen thousand coats on all the towns and districts in this Colony, excepting Boston and Charlestown; and have inclosued you the proportion, with

Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Cong...

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In Council. Watertown, August 23, 1775. Resolved, that the assessors of each town and district, in this colony, for the present year, be required, so far as in their power to exhibit to this court, on the second Tuesday of its next sitting the s

In Council. Watertown, August 23, 1775. Resolved, that the assessors o...

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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

Instructions for the officers of several regiments of the Massachusett...

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We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United Colonies of America, to serve from the date hereof until the fifteenth day of January next, if the service requires it; and each one of us do engage to furnis

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

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To the military officers, select-men, and Committee of correspondence in the town of [blank] Gentlemen, Your are hereby most earnestly requested to procure the execution of the subsequent resolve with the greatest possible expedition. In Provinc

To the military officers, select-men, and Committee of correspondence ...

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Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare of our country again induces us to urge your exertions in sending to the magazine in this place, what can be procured of the following articles, salt pork, beans, peas, vinega

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare ...

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In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the selectmen of each town in this Colony be, and hereby are directed to furnish each non-commissioned officer and private soldier that shall be inlisted in the province service, f

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the s...

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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

In Congress, Friday, June 9, 1775. Resolved that no obedience being du...

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In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous murders on our innocent brethren on Wednesday the 19th instant, has made it absolutely necessary that we immediately raise an army to defend our wives and our children from the

In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous mu...

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In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. To the several town of the County of Hampshire, on the easterly side of Connecticut River, and the towns in the County of Worcester. This congress taking into their most serious consideration the

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. To the several town ...

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In the House of representatives. Dec. 2, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Guild, for the county of Suffolk [and 23 others] be and they hereby are severally appointed to use their utmost endeavors to raise the men proportioned and fixed on the several to

In the House of representatives. Dec. 2, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Guil...

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In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constables, and collectors of taxes in this Colony, have neglected to exhibit in this court, the receipts or attested copies thereof, which they have received form the Colony treasurer

In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constable...

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To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a company to consist of [blank] able bodied and effective men (including officers) as soldiers in the Massachusetts service, for the defence of the sea coast in this Colony, agreeabl

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a compa...

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In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated applications have been made by the honorable Congress to this Court to procure a sum of hard money, to be forthwith sent into Canada, for the support of our army in that quarter, a

In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated appli...

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In the House of representatives, February 13, 1776. Whereas it appears to this Court, that it will be greatly conducive to the safety and welfare of this and the other colonies, at a time of common danger, that a committee be chosen in each town

In the House of representatives, February 13, 1776. Whereas it appears...

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In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes and proceedings of the Honorable Continental Congress respecting the regiment now raising in this Colony to join the Continental army in Canada, make it necessary that some alt

In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes a...

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Watertown, July 3, 1776. In Council. Ordered, that the following part of the resolution of this General Assembly respecting the declaration prescribed in the Act, commonly call the test act, be forthwith published in hand bills, and sent to the

Watertown, July 3, 1776. In Council. Ordered, that the following part ...

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We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United American Colonies, and severally promise, and engage to continue in such service until the first day of December, 1776 … [Watertown: Printed by

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves...

Ford 2022.; Evans 14883. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 14a.

In the House of representatives, January 16, 1776. The committee appointed to consider what further measures are necessary to be taken for furnishing hay for the army reported … William Cooper, speaker pro tem. In Council January 20, 1776. Read

In the House of representatives, January 16, 1776. The committee appoi...

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By His excellency, George Washington, Esq; Captain-General and Commander in chief of the forces of the thirteen United Colonies. Whereas the ministerial army abandoned the Town of Boston; and the forces of the United Colonies, under my command,

By His excellency, George Washington, Esq; Captain-General and Command...

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In the House of representatives, April 19, 1776. Whereas sundry persons of this Colony have joined our unnatural enemies, who have in a hostile manner been endeavouring to enslave the United Colonies; and others have absconded and removed out of

In the House of representatives, April 19, 1776. Whereas sundry person...

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In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six. An act for establishing a naval office for ascertaining the fees. [Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1776].

In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six. A...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 24.

In the House of Representatives. January 17, 1776. Resolved, that the committees or selectmen of the several towns in this Colony, send a just and true account of all the powder, lead and flints, by them delivered by order of the Congress of the

In the House of Representatives. January 17, 1776. Resolved, that the ...

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In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plantations within this Colony, not incorporated be, and they are hereby impowered to call a meeting of the inhabitants; which meeting shall be warned by a justice of the peace, w

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plan...

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In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776. Whereas doubt may arise in the minds of some of the good people of this state, who are willing to go out at this important juncture against our unnatural enemies, agreeable to the resolve of

In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776. Whereas doubt m...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 18.

In the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, King, &c. 1776. An act for the carrying into execution a resolve of the American Congress, for ascertaining the number of inhabitants in this Colony. [Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1

In the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, King, &c. 1776...

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In the House of representatives, June 17th, 1776. A resolve of the late House of representatives passed on the 10th of May 1776, that the inhabitants of each town in this Colony ought in full meeting warned for that purpose to advise the person

In the House of representatives, June 17th, 1776. A resolve of the lat...

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Whereas it appears to this Court, that the part of the militia of this Colony now in the American army as a temporary reinforcement in consequence of a resolve of said Court the 1st of December last [Allowing their claim one penny per mile for t

Whereas it appears to this Court, that the part of the militia of this...

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To [blank] Gentlemen. Greeting. You are hereby impowered immediately to enlist a company, to consist of eighty-eight able-bodied and effective men, including non-commissioned officers and privates, as soldiers in the service of this Colony, to d

To [blank] Gentlemen. Greeting. You are hereby impowered immediately t...

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The Committee of both houses on the letter this morning received by this Court from His Excellency General Washington relative to supplying the army with fire-arms, beg leave to report by way of resolve: [That a committee be appointed to collect

The Committee of both houses on the letter this morning received by th...

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View of Watertown, Mass., 1879.

View of Watertown, Mass., 1879.

Bird's-eye view. Includes index to points of interest and ancillary views of "Residence of Leonard Whitney" and "Hollingsworth & Whitney." Imperfect: Brittle, stained, and torn along edges. Available also throu... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 36, Arsenal Street, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 36, Arsenal Street, Watertown, Middles...

Survey number: HAER MA-20-A Building/structure dates: 1900 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1910 Subsequent Work Building/structure dates: 1917 Subsequent Work

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 111, Arsenal Street, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 111, Arsenal Street, Watertown, Middle...

Survey number: HAER MA-20-D Building/structure dates: 1865 Initial Construction

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middlesex County, MA

Watertown Arsenal, Building No. 312, Wooley Avenue, Watertown, Middles...

Significance: Building No. 312, constructed to facilitate the erection of gun carriages, is significant for its industrial association with three adjacent buildings to the west, south, and north (312, HAER No. ... More