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State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, May 5, 1777: That the happiness of mankind depends very much on the form and constitution of government they live under ... We do resolve, that it be, and hereby is recommended to the several towns ... to send members to the General Assembly ... to form such a constitution of government, as they shall judge best calculated to promote the happiness of this state
Ford, W.C. Broadsides,
Cushing, J.D. Mass. laws,
Constitutional conventionsRepresentative government and representationPolitics and government
Printed by Benjamin Edes
1 sheet ( p.) ; 36 x 21 cm.
"In Council, May 5, 1777. Read and concurred. ..."
Imprint supplied by Evans.
Printed area measures 28.4 x 13.1 cm.
N-YHS copy: fabric lining.