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In the House of Representatives, December 27, 1755 : whereas a considerable number of the inhabitants of Nova-Scotia arrived here the 26th instant, being removed by the governor and council of that province for the security thereof ; and no provision being made for their support here, they are in great danger of suffering during this rigorous season, without the interposition of the court
In the House of Representatives, June 7th, 1776 : a resolve of the late House of Representatives passed on the 10th of May, 1776, that the inhabitants of each town in this colony ought to be in full meeting warned for that purpose, to advise the person or persons who should be chosen to represent them in the next general court - whether, should the honorable Congress, for the safety of the said colonies, declare them independent of the kingdom of Great-Britain ...
In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776. : resolved, that it be recommended to the male inhabitants of each town in this state, being free and twenty-one years of age or upwards, that they assemble as soon as they can in town-meeting ... and that in such meeting, they consider and determine whether they will give their consent that the present House of Representatives.
State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, October 8, 1779 : resolved, that the selectmen or committee of each town and plantation in this state, be, and they hereby are required to render under oath, a full account of all supplies furnished before the 15th of October instant ...
(Thomas and John Fleet, 1779)
In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776 : whereas doubts may arise in the minds of some of the good people of this state, who are willing to go out at this important juncture against our unnatural enemies, agreeable to the resolve of this court passed the 12th instant, about what time they shall be held in that service ...
(Benjamin Edes, 1776)