To [blank] You are hereby empowered immediately to inlist a company, [microform] : to consist of eighty-six able-bodied and effective men ... upon the establishment fixed by the honorable Congress, with the additional encouragement given by the states [sic] of the Massachusetts Bay ... [blank] day of [blank] 1776. [blank] Committee of Massachusetts State.
Massachusetts. Committee of Safety.
[Watertown, Mass.? : Printed by Benjamin Edes?, 1776]
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 23+ x 23 cm.
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[Watertown, Mass.? : Printed by Benjamin Edes?, 1776]
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Bristol B4253
Cushing, J.D. Mass. laws, 954
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2019
Shipton & Mooney 43067
general note
Followed by: State of Massachusetts-Bay, October 19, 1776. The following are extracts from the resolves of Congress, transmitted to the General Assembly of this state, viz. The resolves include an "additional encouragement given by the state of Massachusetts-Bay, to their quota of men, to be raised by that state."
Place of publication suggested by Bristol. Benjamin Edes was the only printer active at Watertown in 1776.
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Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 43067).

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