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Swansea Town Records

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Document Name: Town meeting notice

Author: Andrew Cole, et al.
Date: May 5, 1779
Place: Swansea, Massachusetts
Endorsement(s): Andrew Cole, et al.

Abstract: A document issued by the Swansea board of selectmen giving public notice of a town meeting for the purpose of raising a company to "Guard the Shores for the Saftey and Defence of the good people of the Town. . .at this time [of] Eminent Danger." An endorsement over the names of the same three selectmen appears on the reverse.

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 1 page (17 x 21 cm.) on 1 sheet. Endorsements on verso.

Number: MSN/COL 2718-32

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