Source Problems in English History

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World History

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Records of Boston Selectmen.

Page 5.

[May 22, 1701.] Ordered that thirty hundredweight of bullets and five thousand of flints be forthwith provided for a town stock, and Mr. Gyles Dyer, Mr. Richard Draper, and Mr. Robert Gibbs are appointed to take care to procure the same.

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[July 28th.] Ordered that a motion be made to the Quarter Sessions to remove the incroachment for-merely made by Col. Page on the highway nigh the town house.

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[March 16, 1702.] At a meeting of the justices of the peace and Selectmen within the town of Boston . . . it was then by the said justices and Selectmen agreed that the bake-house belonging to the Rev. Mr. James Allen . . . and the granary belonging to Mr. Arthur Mason . . . be the houses at present improved for the lodging of gunpowder in, until other and better provision be made for the same.

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[June 9, 1702.] At a meeting of the Selectmen with the overseers of the poor and the town treasurer: it is mutually agreed unto, that the treasurer do pay out the ninety pounds in money now in hand, for the use of the poor and as the overseers of the poor shall order. The overseers of the poor having agreed and resolved not to send the poor to the treasurer as formerly.

Page 193.

[Sept. 15, 1713. Selectmen.] Ordered that a cage be made and placed at the upper end of Queen Street, and the whipping-post and stock be placed there also.

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Chicago: "Records of Boston Selectmen.," Source Problems in English History in Source Problems in English History, ed. Albert Beebe White and Wallace Notestein (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1915), 277–278. Original Sources, accessed July 23, 2024, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LVF3MQ3FQ1IR4Q2.

MLA: . "Records of Boston Selectmen." Source Problems in English History, in Source Problems in English History, edited by Albert Beebe White and Wallace Notestein, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1915, pp. 277–278. Original Sources. 23 Jul. 2024. http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LVF3MQ3FQ1IR4Q2.

Harvard: , 'Records of Boston Selectmen.' in Source Problems in English History. cited in 1915, Source Problems in English History, ed. , Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, pp.277–278. Original Sources, retrieved 23 July 2024, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LVF3MQ3FQ1IR4Q2.