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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Addington Advised & consented aforesaid Alderman appointed arms balcony Book 49 brick Capt centre Charge City Council City Hall Clerk colonies Committee Common Council concurrence convenient Council Chamber County of Suffolk Ditto engraving erected Esqr Faneuil Hall feet fire Governor hath held Honorable House in Boston House of Representatives hundred pounds Ionic orders Isaiah Rogers James James Bowdoin James Otis John John Adams Joseph Dudley July Keayne King Legislature lower floor March Market Mayor meeting meeting-house occasion occupied offices Old State House Otis paid paid paid pd pd Peter Faneuil present Province Read & Concur'd records regiments Repairs restoration roof Samuel Adams Secry selectmen Sent Sewall shalbe side six Pounds seven stairs Suffolk Sumer thereof tion Town House Town of Boston town-meeting Treasurer troops twenty six Pounds voted walls wilbe window writs of assistance
第 72 頁 - 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 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 137 頁 - Commander in cheif in and over his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, To the Hon...
第 68 頁 - Pownall was the most constitutional and national Governor, in my opinion, who ever represented the crown in this province. He engaged in no intrigues, he favored no conspiracies against the liberties of America." and his generally subservient Council could listen to the applause which greeted the impassioned eloquence of the popular leaders of the Representatives in the adjoining hall, as they gradually developed the ideas of " No representation, no taxation," and w No representation, no legislation,"...
第 82 頁 - If the Lieutenant-Governor or Colonel Dalrymple, or both together, have authority to remove one regiment, they have authority to remove two, and nothing short of the total evacuation of the town by all the regular troops, will satisfy the public mind or preserve the peace of the province.
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.
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第 71 頁 - I ever saw; the colors of the royal ermines and long flowing robes were the most glowing, the figures the most noble and graceful, the features the most distinct and characteristic, far superior to those of the King and Queen of France in the Senate chamber of Congress — these were worthy of the pencils of Rubens and Vandyke. There was no painter in England capable of them at that time. They had been sent over without frames in Governor Pownall's time, but he was no admirer of Charles or James....
第 132 頁 - ... and captain in 1746; and his men were provisioned and paid by that province. The Council records of the province of Massachusetts Bay exhibit the following, viz : At a Council held at the Council chamber in Boston upon Saturday the llth of January, 1745, sitting the General Assembly: Advised and Consented that a Warrant be made out to the Treasurer to advance and pay unto Cpt. Phineas Stevens the sum of One Hundred and twenty five pounds for enlisting a Company of Voluntiers, he giving bond to...