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- Describing the causes and progress of the Revolution., Signed: By order of Congress, Henry Laurens, president., Followed by the resolve of Congress, May 9, 1778, that the address be read at religious services throughout the United States, and the order of the Massachusetts Council for printing and reading the address, dated May 23, 1778., Text in three columns; printed area measures 39.5 x 22.3 cm., N-YHS copy: fabric lining.
- Continues: whereupon it is resolved, by this assembly, that the sum of one hundred pounds be paid out of the public treasury, of this colony, to the person or persons that shall erect proper works and fats, for the making and manufacturing common salt ..., Offering bounties for the manufacture of salt. Signed: A true copy of record, examined by George Wyllys, sec'ry., Ascribed, by Evans, to the press of Timothy Green of New London; but more likely printed at Hartford. Not in Johnson, H.A. New London., N-YHS copy: fabric lining.
- "To the freemen, and other inhabitants of the state of Connecticut. Gentlemen, We, the freemen and other inhabitants of the town of Norwich, beg leave to ask your attention to the present mode of taxation in this state, at a time which, above all others, calls for equal justice in apportioning the burden of public taxes. We also beg your attention to another mode which we shall by and by propose ...", "A true copy of record, examined by Benjamin Huntington, Jun. town clerk. the above forwarded to the Selectmen of the town of [blank] by order of the town, Samuel Tracy, Zabdiel Rogers, Thomas Hyde, Jun. Samuel Lovett, Nehemiah Waterman, jun. Selectmen"., N-YHS copy damaged along creases, with slight loss of text; ink stains; fabric lining.