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Reports of Shays' Rebellion in Massachusetts...
Item # 638677
March 8, 1787
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787
* Shays' Rebellion
An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see).
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's