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John Rowe diary 10, 17 June 1774, page 1854

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17 June [1774] Fryday

Rains hard WS.E -- There was
a generall Town meeting this forenoon they Chose
Mee Moderator. I was much engaged & therefore
did not accept. The people at present seem
very averse to accommodate matters. I think
they will Repent of this Behavier Sooner or
Later. The Governor Disolvd the Assembly
this day. I spent the Evening at home with
Mrs. Rowe -- The genl. Court Chose a Committee
of five to go to the generall Congress --
James Bowdoin Jno Adams, Saml Addams, The Speaker
and Mr Payne of Taunton