. On the 16th “Paul Revere arrived Express from Boston” (R. T. Paine, Diary
), bringing the “Resolutions entered into by the delegates from the several towns
and districts in the county of Suffolk—” the well-known Suffolk Resolves—which, with
other relevant papers, were presented to Congress by the Massachusetts delegates on
the 17th, recorded in the Journal, and unanimously approved and supported in resolutions
ordered to be printed (
, 1:31–40; Burnett, ed., Letters of Members
, 1:33–35, including extracts from several of
's letters to
, the originals of which are in the Adams Papers
; the three letters are
, 16 Sept.
and 18 Sept.