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Bowdoin, James (1726-1790) A proclamation

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03538 Author/Creator: Bowdoin, James (1726-1790) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Broadsides Date: 2 September 1786 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Issued as Governor of Massachusetts. Gives a brief account of the rebel mobs storming the Court of Common Pleas in Northampton. Calls upon all civil & military officers to suppress Shays' Rebellion.

People: Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Articles of Confederation, Government and Civics, Shays' Rebellion, Rebellion, Mobs and Riots, Judiciary

Sub Era: Creating a New Government