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The town of Shelburne, Massachusetts, drafted a petition to Governor Bowdoin asking for clemency towards the participants in Shays' Rebellion. They forwarded a copy of this petition to the selectmen of Deerfield, asking them to form a committee to meet on January 30, 1787, with the committees of the other area towns to forward clemency petitions to the Governor and Council.


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Shelburne Committee addresses Selectmen of Deerfield in Town Warrant

creator   Shelburne Committee
date   Jan 25, 1787
location   Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
width   7.25"
height   11.25"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L04.042

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Proclamation regarding Shays' Rebellion

Letter to David Hoyt [Hoit] regarding Shays' Rebellion

Oath of Allegiance [Faith]

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