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. These were resolutions approving the proceedings of the Suffolk co. convention held
at Dedham and Milton, 6–9 Sept. (the well-known “Suffolk Resolves”), and calling on
all the Colonies for continued contributions to alleviate “the distresses of our brethren
at Boston.” The Suffolk Resolves and the resolutions thereupon were entered in the
Journal, 17 and 18 Sept. (JCC
, 1:31–40), and the latter were ordered to be printed in the newspapers. See also
JA, Diary and Autobiography
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.