Re-dedication of the Old State House, Boston, July 11th, 1882

order of the City Council, 1882 - 175 頁
...The proceedings of the re-dedication of the Old State House; includes the remarks of Alderman Charles H. Hersey, Mayor Samuel A. Green, Hon. Marshall P. Wilder, and letters from Governor John D. Long and Com. O. C. Badger; appendix includes papers relative to the Town House of 1657, the rebuilding in 1711, the fire in 1747, report of the City Architect, extracts from the will of Captain Robert Keayne, and information on the lion and the unicorn, Faneuil Hall and the Old City Hall...

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第 72 頁 - Every man of an immense crowded audience appeared to me to go away as I did, ready to take arms against writs of assistance. Then and there was the first scene of the first act of opposition to the arbitrary claims of Great Britain. Then and there the child Independence was born.
第 74 頁 - That all Acts made, by any Power whatever, other than the General Assembly of this Province, imposing Taxes on the Inhabitants, are Infringements of our inherent and unalienable Rights as Men and British subjects: and render void the most valuable Declarations of our Charter.
第 82 頁 - II., to which might be added, and should be added, little miserable likenesses of Governor Winthrop, Governor Bradstreet, Governor Endicott, and Governor Belcher, hung up in obscure corners of the room.
第 137 頁 - Governor in Chief in and over his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England and Vice Admiral of the same.
第 78 頁 - May, 1769, its first work, after organizing, was to resolve that, "an armament by sea and land investing the metropolis, and a military guard, with cannon pointed at the very door of the State House, where this Assembly is held, is inconsistent with that dignity, as well as that freedom, with which we have a right to deliberate, consult, and determine.
第 38 頁 - Sir William arrives in the Nonsuch Frigat: Candles are lighted before He gets into Townhouse. Eight Companies wait on Him to his house, and then on Mr. [Increase] Mather to his. Made no volleys because 'twas Satterday night.
第 68 頁 - Pownall, when he came into administration, thought there ought to be a good understanding between the capital and country, and a harmony between both and the government. This conciliatory and comprehensive system was too refined and too sublime for human nature in this contentious, warring world." — " Pownall was the most constitutional and national Governor, in my opinion, who ever represented the crown in this province.
第 70 頁 - Hutchinson at their head, as Chief Justice, all arrayed in their new, fresh, rich robes of scarlet English broadcloth; in their large cambric bands and immense judicial wigs.
第 39 頁 - The good lady, proprid virtute, granted and signed a warrant for the said woman's discharge, which was obeyed by the keeper, and the woman lives still, for aught I know. Truly I did not believe this story, till I saw a copy of the mittimus and discharge under the keeper's hand, attested a true copy, for which discovery the keeper was discharged from his trust, and put out of his employment, as he himself told me.
第 49 頁 - As the Fire began in the middle or second Story, the Records, Books, Papers, Furniture, Pictures of the Kings and Queens, &c., which were in the Council Chamber, the Chamber of the House of Representatives, and the Apartments thereof, in that Story, were consumed ; as were also the Books and Papers in the Offices of the upper Story : Those in the Offices below were mostly saved.