Letterpress broadside, 11¾ x 8½ inches, untrimmed with deckle edges. (Old folds). A Revolutionary broadside posting the period of service fixed for Massachusetts militiamen. The broadside goes on to empower officers to collect fines for sending another person to fight in one's stead, and allows officers to muster the militia "when and so often as they may respectively find it necessary, in order for the obtaining the Quota designed." NAIP locates six copies. The copy at the American Antiquarian Society is printed on half a sheet, with a similar broadside (intended to be separated). Evans 14867; Bristol B4268; Shipton & Mooney 43087; Ford 1998; Cushing, Massachusetts Laws 950; NAIP w027212. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: In the House of Representatives, September ...
Publisher: Printed by Benjamin Edes
Publication Date: 1776
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