List of the Sons of Liberty who dined at the Liberty Tree Tavern in Dorchester,
August 14, 1769,"
Miscellaneous Bound Manuscripts, Massachusetts Historical Society.
a primary-source account of the Oliver riot and the 1769 anniversary celebration,
Hutchinson, History of the Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay,
edited by Lawrence Shaw Mayo (New York: Kraus Reprint, 1970), vol. 3,
pp. 8889, 146.
John Adams's account of the 1769 anniversary celebration, see:
and Autobiography of John Adams, edited by L. H. Butterfield, (Cambridge,
Mass.: Belknap Press, 1961), vol. 1, pp. 341–342.
newspaper accounts of the anniversary, see:
Gazette, August 21, 1769.
a transcription of the List of the Sons of Liberty who dined at the Liberty
Tree Tavern in Dorchester, August 14, 1769, see:
of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1st series, vol. 11 (1869–1870),
a secondary-source account of the Oliver riot, see:
Oliver," Sibley's Harvard Graduates (Boston: Massachusetts Historical
Society, 1945), vol. 7, pp. 393–400.
a history of the liberty trees and poles in Boston and throughout the
M. Schlesinger, "Liberty Tree: A Genealogy," New England Quarterly,
vol. 25, no. 4 (December 1952), pp. 435–458.