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  • Tags: Revolutionary War

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Letter from William Boltwood to the Amherst Committee of Correspondence asking to be restored to public favor and endorsing measures taken by the Continental Congress.

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Bond given by William Boltwood, Josiah Moody and Ebenezer Mattoon to Elisha Porter, sheriff of Hampshire County, for 100 pounds of lawful money guaranteeing Boltwood's continued imprisonment and safekeeping in the Northampton jail until lawfully…

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Appeal for financial contributions addressed to the women of Amherst in order to help offset the heavy tax burden imposed on the town treasury by the Revolutionary War.

Parsons Settlement Objections 30 Sept 1782.pdf
Written communication listing the grievances of members of the First Congregational Church of Amherst to the settlement of the Rev. David Parsons, Jr. as minister for the parish. It is signed by Ebenezer Mattoon, Jr. and John Billings. One of the…
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