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Governor of Massachusetts & his Assembly...

Item # 697081 THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 25, 1768 

* Colonial America reporting

(currently spelled Gloucester)  The front page has an: "Extract of a Letter from Boston, New England, dated March 7" which hints at the dissension among the citizens which would ultimately result in the Revolutionary War.
A few items note: "...I never will have any dispute with the representatives of this good people which I can prevent...Time and experience will soon pull the masks off those false patriots, who are sacrificing their country to the gratifications of their own passions...which has shown you impressed with a whole sense of your duty both to you King and country...example of men of your expectable le characters cannot fail of having great weight to engage the people in general to unite in pope means to put an end to the dissipation which has so long harassed this province...".
The letter is signed in type by the governor of Massachusetts: Fra. Bernard.
Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side, partial red tax stamp on the front page, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's