|104||History of Marshfield.|
feathered, and all this under the specious Mask of Liberty: "Signed"Wm. StevensNahtl Ray ThomasEphraim LittleJohn BakerIsaac WinslowElisha FordSeth Bryant, which report was read and accepted, & then they voted that the Town Clerk record it and grant a copy to Abijah White, Esq., their present Representative, and he be to put it into the public papers."
"A meeting of a body of the inhabitants of the town of Marshfield was held at the South Meeting house, in said town, the 8th day of October, 1774. Notified by the Selectmen of said town, they made choice of Mr. Isaac Phillips, Moderator. At said meeting Nehemiah Thomas was unanimously chosen to co-operate with the Representatives and others, who are chosen in the several towns in this Province, and appointed to meet at Concord in the County of Middlesex on the second Tuesday of this inst., October, in order to form themselves into a provincial Congress Committee, and to take in to their most serious consideration what may be the most wise and prudent measure to be taken at this most alarming crisis of our public affairs, and what may be most likely to produce a radical change of our public grievances. And then they voted to defray the necessary expense of the said Nehemiah Thomas in the affair."
Previous Contents History Contents Families Contents Next
Copyright © 2007-2010 by Dale H. Cook. All rights reserved.