Mass. Laws, 762. -- Another copy. Scattered foxing. Stitched, UNCUT. -- A Continuation of the Proceedings of the House of Representatives. Boston: Edes & Gill, 1770. 12mo, 66pp., (lacks last two leaves, one blank). Stitched. FIRST EDITION. Reports on a committee (John Adams, John Hancock, Captain Keen and Mr. Hall) sent to confer with Lt. Governor Hutchinson; includes the Gov.'s formal response, etc. Evans 11733 -- [SHAY'S REBELLION]. An Address from the General Court, to the People of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1786. 4to, 41 [1] pp. (Scattered foxing). Stitched, UNCUT. FIRST EDITION. Detailed report on the state's finances, tariff and taxation, in response to mounting unrest among western farmers ("symptoms of discontent are manifest and alarming, and individuals resort to arms"). Shay's rebellion erupted in August 1786 and was suppressed by February 1787. Evans 19781; Sabin 45580. -- [UNITED STATES]. HAMILTON, Alexander. American Budget, 1794. The Income and Expenditures of the United States of America...[With:] JEFFERSON, Thomas. Report to the Congress...on the nature and extent of the privileges and restrictions of the commercial intercourse...with foreign nations.... London: J, DeBrett, 1794. 8vo, [4], 42pp., half-title, 2-page catalogue at end. Stabbed and sewn, as issued (corners a bit frayed, minor soiling). First London collected edition of two key reports to Congress by the Secretaries of Treasury and State. John Carter Brown, 3656; Sabin, 29949. Very rare. Together 5 items. " /> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - MASSACHUSETTS]. <I>The Proceedings of the Council and the House of Representatives of the Province of Massachusetts-Bay. Relative to the Convening, Holding and Keeping The General Assembly at Harvard-College</I> Boston: Edes & Gill, 1770. 8vo, 83pp. (Small piece torn from title with loss of several letters). Stitched. FIRST EDITION. Verso of title with notice signed in type by Samuel Adams, Clerk of the Assembly, directing that "Mr. Hancock, Mr. Adams and Captain Heath prepare the same for the press." Lengthy debate and impassioned protests over the Lt. Governor's removal of the Assembly from revolutionary Boston to Cambridge, to hopes of quieting dissent in the wake of the Boston Massacre and other agitations. Evans 11732; Cushing, <I>Mass. Laws</I>, 762. -- <I>Another copy</I>. Scattered foxing. Stitched, UNCUT. -- <I>A Continuation of the Proceedings of the House of Representatives</I>. Boston: Edes & Gill, 1770. 12mo, 66pp., (lacks last two leaves, one blank). Stitched. FIRST EDITION. Reports on a committee (John Adams, John Hancock, Captain Keen and Mr. Hall) sent to confer with Lt. Governor Hutchinson; includes the Gov.'s formal response, etc. Evans 11733 -- [SHAY'S REBELLION]. <I>An Address from the General Court, to the People of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts</I>. Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1786. 4to, 41 [1] pp. (Scattered foxing). Stitched, UNCUT. FIRST EDITION. Detailed report on the state's finances, tariff and taxation, in response to mounting unrest among western farmers ("symptoms of discontent are manifest and alarming, and individuals resort to arms"). Shay's rebellion erupted in August 1786 and was suppressed by February 1787. Evans 19781; Sabin 45580. -- [UNITED STATES]. HAMILTON, Alexander. <I>American Budget, 1794. The Income and Expenditures of the United States of America</I>...[With:] JEFFERSON, Thomas. <I>Report to the Congress...on the nature and extent of the privileges and restrictions of the commercial intercourse...with foreign nations</I>.... London: J, DeBrett, 1794. 8vo, [4], 42pp., half-title, 2-page catalogue at end. Stabbed and sewn, as issued (corners a bit frayed, minor soiling). First London collected edition of two key reports to Congress by the Secretaries of Treasury and State. John Carter Brown, 3656; Sabin, 29949. Very rare. Together 5 items. | Christie's