Found 3 collections related to Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

Boston Committee of Correspondence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 343
2.4 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Boston Committee of Correspondence was formed at the Boston Town Meeting of November 2, 1772 in response to the British government’s decision to pay the governor and Superior Court judges of Massachusetts with Crown stipends, thereby making... more
Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2074
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877) was an American author. Collection consists of original manuscript notes for Motley's Merry Mount: a Romance of the Massachusetts Colony; research on the history, customs and manners of the first settlers of New... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
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