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1787?, C. Babbitt's letter to J. Hancock
1787? Letter to Governor John Hancock from Christopher Babbitt of Lanesborough, Berkshire County. A handwritten note following the correspondence
stated that this remonstrance from Babbitt, an insurgent against Massachusetts in Shay's Rebellion, demonstrated that he was non compos mentis.
(Digitized from a microfilm copy of titles originally held by the American Antiquarian Society Library in Worcester, Massachusetts).
Title:   To His Excellency John Hancock, Esquire, governor of the state of Massachusetts. : Being impressed upon the mind, being a beggar, under the divine operation of the spirit of God ... feeling in my mind to running to the rulers of the state, to do the will of my Heavenly Father, to say to the rulers, repeal your bloody laws, for they are offensive against God ...
OCLC Number:   62824414
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