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document "$50 Reward"
Oct 2, 1843
Elected officials often offered a monetary reward as a way of obtaining information about a crime or criminals.
document "Shorter Hours for Women"
Jul 14, 1900
In 1900 Massachusetts labor reforms lowered the number of hours that women and children could work to 58 hours a week.
Title page "Ten Years of Massachusetts"
Massachusetts led the country in reforming conditions for working women and children by passing a large number of labor laws in the 1870s.
front County Court House, Greenfield, Mass.
Built in 1848, this Courthouse was designed by Isaac Damon of Northampton, a talented architect who was influenced greatly by Asher Benjamin.
Page 81 "The Silk Culturist"
The Silk Culturist was a newspaper about the silk industry published in Hartford, Connecticut.
document "The Incoming of the Poles"
May 26, 1900
This May 29, 1900 article from a Greenfield, Massachusetts, newspaper, makes observations on the recent influx of immigrants from Poland to the Connecticut River Valley.
document Proclamation regarding Shays' Rebellion
Jun 15, 1787
This proclamation by the governor in June 1787, forgives any treasonous acts by citizens of the Commonwealth involved in Shays' Rebellion.
document Letter to Israel Williams
This letter from Gideon Clarke to Israel Williams speaks to the scarcity of money in 1785.
document Petition to the Judges of the Superior Court
Sep 21, 1778
Petition to the Superior Court in Springfield, Massachusetts, asking the court to prohibit lawyers with Tory sympathies from pleading cases.
Page 1 Shelburne Town Meeting
Sep 21, 1778
These are the minutes of a meeting of the selectmen and committees of the towns in northern Hampshire County, Massachusetts, held on September 21, 1778 in Shelburne.


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