In Provincial Congress, Concord, April 15, 1775

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Creator

Massachusetts. Provincial Congress

Title

In Provincial Congress, Concord, April 15, 1775

Description

Broadside dated at Concord, Massachusetts, April 15, 1775. Contains resolution recommending "to the good People of this Colony of all Denominations" that May 11, 1775 be "set apart as a Day of Public Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer; that a total Abstinence from servile Labor and Recreation be observed, and all their religious assemblies solemnly convened..." Broadsided dated four days before the Battle of Lexington and Concord.

Handwritten note on verso reads '3' for Waymouth [i.e. Weymouth]

Subject

Concord (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Massachusetts. Provincial Congress -- Records and correspondence.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts
USM 001.172

Date

1775 04 15

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1998/061

Coverage

United States -- Massachusetts -- Concord.

Extent

1 document; 37 x 31 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase.

Citation

Massachusetts. Provincial Congress, “In Provincial Congress, Concord, April 15, 1775,” digitalVGW, accessed June 23, 2017, http://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/498.