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Hutchinson, Thomas (1711-1780) A Proclamation for proroguing the General Court (Massachusetts Bay)

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01872 Author/Creator: Hutchinson, Thomas (1711-1780) Place Written: Boston Type: Broadside Date: 1773/10/09 Pagination: 1 sheet 32 x 22 cm

Summary of Content: Printed by Richard Draper. With calculations on the verso.

Background Information:

People: Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780
Draper, Richard, 1727-1774

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsLaw

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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