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Title Proceedings of the convention, began and held at Worcester, in and for the county of Worcester, on the 3d day of August, 1779. [electronic resource] : For the purpose of carrying into effect the several interesting and important measures, first recommended by Congress to the inhabitants of the United states, and since, to the inhabitants of this state by a convention of their delegates at Concord on the 14th ult. ...

Published [Worcester, Mass. : Printed by Isaiah Thomas, 1779]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 43 x 35 cm.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 43736.
Notes "Done in convention at Worcester, by unanimous consent, August 13th, 1779. Joseph Reed, chairman. Attest, Phineas Upham, clerk."
"On examination, it was found, there were not a majority of members from the several towns in the county present; therefore said convention was adjourned to the 11th inst. ..."
Isaiah Thomas was the only printer actice at Worcester in 1779. A textually identical and typographically similar edition of the proceedings was published in the August 19, 1779 issue of Thomas's Massachusetts spy.
Printed area measures 42.1 x 18.3 cm.
Bristol B4997
Shipton & Mooney 43736
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2210
Other formats Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 43736).
Notes United States Massachusetts Worcester.
Other author Reed, Joseph, 1731?-1801.
United States. Continental Congress. To the inhabitants of the United States of America.
Subject Price regulation -- Massachusetts -- Worcester County.
Prices -- Massachusetts -- Worcester County.
Worcester County (Mass.) -- Commerce.