In Provincial Congress, Concord, March 31, 1775 : whereas this congress is informed, that many collectors and constables, having in their hands considerable sums of the public monies of this colony, have hitherto neglected to pay the same to Henry Gardner, esq. of Stow, and the congress earnestly attentive to the ease of the inhabitants of the colony are desirous of completing the preparations so essentially necessary for the public safety, without calling on them for other monies than such as are now due to the colony ...
- Broadsides 
Massachusetts. Provincial Congress.