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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: This is the text of a proclamation by Massachusetts Governor James Bowdoin regarding the assembly of Regulators on August 29, 1786 to prevent the sitting of the court at Northampton. It calls for all people of the Commonwealth to aid in preventing and suppressing such acts and for the punishment of the men who participated. William Butler began publication of the Hampshire Gazette on September 6, 1786, in Northampton, Massachusetts. The mission of the newspaper was to inform the public about the issues pertaining to the ongoing conflicts. Butler was decidedly on the government side of the issues.


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"A Proclamation" published in the Hampshire Gazette

publisher   Hampshire Gazette
author   James Bowdoin (1727-1790)
date   Sep 13, 1786
location   Northampton, Massachusetts
width   2.5"
height   9.25"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L04.119

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Proclamation regarding Shays' Rebellion

"The History of the Insurrections in Massachusetts in the year seventeen hundred and eighty six and the Rebellion"

County Court House, Greenfield, Mass.

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