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This letter from General Shepard to the selectmen of Colerain, Massachusetts, is dated February 11, 1787 and states that the general and 600 troops will be in that town that day and will require wood, food, and sufficient space. He also asks them to advise the men of Colerain, who participated in the insurgencies, to take the oath of allegiance and surrender their arms.

 

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Letter to Colrain Selectmen regarding Insurgents

author   William Shepard (1737-1817)
date   Feb 11, 1788
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   12.0"
width   7.25"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Personal Documents/Letter
accession #   #L04.052


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See Also...

Proclamation regarding Shays' Rebellion

Oath of Allegiance [Faith]

List of Colrain Insurgents


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