[Watertown, Mass.] : [Printed by Benjamin Edes], 
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Expresses many of the same ideas on self-government and British disregard of American rights as were later found in the Declaration of independence. Recommends that the Provincial Congress begin procedures to carry on government until provisions of old charter are respected by the governor.
Manuscript of the proceedings in Council of the Province of Massachusetts Bay from April 1774 to April 1776, extracted from Great Britain's State Paper Office in London as indicated in a preliminary note dated September 2, 1852. Of note, the author of this letter, Robert Lemon, indicated that the regular transmission of Council minutes to England ceased after May 14, 1774.
Resolve of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, May 5, 1777, calling for the election of a general assembly to choose and form "a new Constitution of government." In this same resolution the House directed that its resolution be printed "in Hand-bills, one of which to be transmitted to the Selectmen of each Town, or the Committee of each Plantation."