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In Provincial Congress, Watertown, July 1st, 1775.

Massachusetts. Provincial Congress.

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, July 1st, 1775.

Resolved, that all offences committed by any of the forces rais"d for defence of the sea coasts, shall be tried by a court-martial consisting of the field officers of the regiment of militia ... according to the Rules and regulations for the Massachusetts army ..

by Massachusetts. Provincial Congress.

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Edes in [Watertown, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Massachusetts. -- Provincial Congress.,
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- Massachusetts.,
  • Massachusetts -- Militia.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 42878.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14595665M

    The Journals of Each Provincial Congress of Massachusetts in and , and of the Committee of Safety. Boston, (Microfilm Collection of Early State Records). description ends, , ). The following resolution, dated 3 July , appears before the address to GW in the document at the Huntington Library: “Resolved, That the Hon. The committees of the 2nd and 3rd Provincial Congress met in this house from April 22 to J , and the Executive Committee met here from J , to Septem In the Treaty of Watertown, the first treaty signed between the newly formed United States of America and a foreign power, the St. John's and Mi'kmaq First.

    J two companies (Captain Bradford Steel's and Captain Caleb Trowbridge's) were detached and reassigned to the Main Continental Army and participated in the Siege of Boston. The two companies were disbanded on 20 December at Cambridge, Massachusetts. December 1, to . [1]Details found in The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, ed. William B. Willcox (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), [2] “Letter from the Committee of Safety to the Selectman of Boston, Ap ,” in The Journals of Each Provincial Congress of Massachusetts in and and of the Committee of Safety, ed. William Lincoln (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, Printers to.

    Provincial Congress of Massachusetts, J Document. Transcription [Watertown] Thursday, J The following Instructions, reported to be given Captain Davis, were considered. Captain Davis. The New York Provincial Congress (–) was a revolutionary provisional government formed by colonists in , during the American Revolution, as a pro-American alternative to the more conservative New York General Assembly, and as a replacement for the Committee of One Fourth Provincial Congress, resolving itself as the Convention of Representatives of the State of .


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In Provincial Congress, Watertown, July 1st, 1775 by Massachusetts. Provincial Congress. Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, July 1st, Resolved, that all offences committed by any of the forces rais'd for defence of the sea coasts, shall be tried by a Watertown consisting of the 1775.

book officers of the regiment of militia according to the Rules and regulations for the Massachusetts army. In Provincial congress, Watertown, J 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 Contributor Names Massachusetts (Colony) Provincial congress. [Watertown: printed by Benjamin Edes, ] Choose an alternate description of this item written for these projects: Main description [ This description is from the project: Coming of the American Revolution] In this broadside, Joseph Warren, president pro tempore of the Provincial Congress meeting at Watertown, urges his colleagues to act.

The Journals of Each Provincial Congress of Massachusetts in and And of the Committee of Safety, with an Appendix, Containing the July 1st of the County Conventions-narratives of the Events of the Nineteenth of April, papers Relating to Ticonderoga and Crown Point, and Other Documents, Illustrative of the Early History of the American Revolution.

On Jthe Provincial Congress elected a member Executive Council, or Governor’s Council, to serve as its upper house and as its executive body without a governor.

These two bodies proceeded to govern the Province of Massachusetts Bay until the. Journal of the Provincial Congress of Massachusetts, July 6, [Watertown] Thursday, July 6, Ordered, That Major [Joseph] Hawley, Doctor [John] Taylor, and Col.

[Jonathan] Grout, be a Committee to prepare a vote of thanks to the Committee of this Congress this day returned from their embassy at Ticonderoga. The Massachusetts Provincial Congress (–) was a provisional government created in the Province of Massachusetts Bay early in the American on the terms of the colonial charter, it exercised de facto control over the rebellious portions of the province, and after the British withdrawal from Boston in Marchthe entire province.

On June 1,the First Provincial Congress met, out of members were present. Henry Laurens was elected President of the Second Session of the First Provincial Congress. Five days later, two regiments of foot were resolved to be raised.

Two days later, it was resolved to add a regiment of rangers (mounted riflemen). The Watertown minute company was organized on 2 January under the command of Capt. Samuel Barnard. Also appointed were 1st Lt. John Stratten, 2d Lt. Phineas Stearns and Ensign Edward Harrington.

Training was conducted once a week and sometime more often. The Massachusetts Provincial Congress, after adjournment from Concord, met from April to July in the First Parish Church, the site of which is marked by a monument.

On 3 July, George Washington was greeted in Watertown; the following day he took command of the Army in Cambridge. On 1 July the provincial congress instructed three members, Dr.

John Taylor, Joseph Fox, and Daniel Bragdon, “to bring in a resolve, directing how the sick and wounded shall be removed to the hospitals.” The committee’s report, submitted later that same day, was accepted without change, and a copy was ordered to be sent to Artemas Ward at Cambridge and John Thomas at Roxbury.

Scope and Content: Three successive provincial congresses served as the government of Massachusetts in opposition to the crown-appointed governor and council, before and during the outbreak of the Revolution.

Proceedings are a daily account of their activities. Arrangement: In three subseries: (1) Oct. 7-Dec. 10, l (2) Feb. 1- (3) May J ; Arranged. This book, commissioned by the new Provincial Congress, was one of the first items printed in Worcester, Massachusetts, after printer Isaiah Thomas’s arrival in April As the title explains, it is A Narrative, of the Excursion and Ravages of the King’s Troops Under the Command of General Gage, on the Nineteenth of April, It includes “Depositions Taken by Order of Congress, To.

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, May 15th, Whereas some of the inhabitants of this colony, and most of them such as have been inimical to the constitution and interest of the same, are now taking steps to remove themselves and effects out of this colony Published: () In Provincial Congress.

New-York, Dec. 13, The second and third sessions of the provincial congress were held at Watertown, in the meeting-house, within the first six months of the year Dr. Joseph Warren, the early and lamented martyr in the cause of freedom, on the memorable 17th of June, presided at their deliberations.

http:\/\/\/oclc\/\/a>> # In Provincial Congress, Watertown, May 1, Provincial Congress, the sole governing body of Massachusetts Bay, moved to Watertown in April For 18 months, Watertown was the provisional Capital of Massachusetts.

George Washington was Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and first met Massachusetts leaders of the revolution here on July 2,   High Sheriff, ; proposed and institued the Committees of Correspondence in ; a recognized patriot and a leader in the Revolution; succeeded Joseph Warren as President of the Provincial Congress; Paymaster-General, Continental Army, J Ap ; also a member of the Navy Board.

Winslow Warren. Note Resolve of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress, with a list of the quotas assessed to the towns. Evans ascribes other resolves of the Provincial Congress for to the press of Benjamin Edes at Watertown.

Citation Bristol B Shipton & Mooney Ford, W.C. Broadsides, Note. In Provincial Congress, Watertown, July 1st, by Massachusetts. Provincial Congress. 1 edition - first published in. Substantially, then, inthe limits of Watertown, comprised its present area, and the acres which, inwere taken away to form the new town of Belmont.

Watertown, in Jan.had polls, and a total valuation of pounds, about $30, The assessors had an East list and a West list of property-holders and poll tax payers.Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, J In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 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.