I shall always be ready to gratify the Inha-
bitants of the Town of
Boston, upon every regu-
lar Application to me on Business of public
Concernment to the Town, as far as I shall
have it in my Power consistent with Fidelity to
the Trust which his Majesty has reposed in me.
30 Oct. 1772.
To the Inhabitants of the Town
of Boston in Town-Meeting
assembled at Faneuil-Hall.
The PETITION of the TOWN to the
The PETITION of the Freeholders and other
Inhabitants of the Town of
assembled by Adjournment in
October 30, 1772.
THAT your Petitioners are still greatly
alarmed at the Report which has been
prevalent of late, viz. That Stipends are affixed
to the Offices of the Judges of the Superior
Court of Judicature of this Province, by Order
of the Crown, for their Support.
Such an Establishment is contrary, not only
to the plain and obvious Sense of the Charter
of this Province, but also to some of the fun-