The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. To all unto whom these presents shall come, Greeting. : Know ye, that we have assigned and constituted, and do by these presents, with the advice and consent of the Council, constitute and appoint [blank] to be one of the justices to keep the peace in our county of [blank] And to keep, and cause to be kept, the laws and ordinances made for the good of the peace, ... / In testimony whereof, we have caused our public seal to be hereunto affixed: witness, [blank] our governour, and commander in chief. Dated at Boston, the [blank] day of [blank] anno Domini, one thousand seven hundred and eighty [blank] and in the [blank] year of the Independence of the United States. By His Excellency's commance, with the advice and consent of Council
- Corporate Author:
- Additional Titles:
- To all unto whom these presents shall come, Greeting
- [Boston, Mass.] : [publisher not identified], [not after 1787]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 45 x 29 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Avery, John, 1739-1806
Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790
Massachusetts. Governor (1785-1787 : Bowdoin)
- Not in Evans or Bristol; not in Ford, W.C. Broadsides.
Library Company copy from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints.
Library Company copy completed in MS. for the appointment of Samuel Bass of Braintree to be justice of the peace for Suffolk County; dated May 18, 1787, and signed by James Bowdoin, governor, and John Avery, secretary; with a papered wax seal; MS. docket title: Commission of the peace to Saml. Bass Esqr.
NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS.
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