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Massachusetts (Colony) (1628-1691)



  • Existence: 1628 - 1691


The Massachusetts Bay Colony (more formally The Colony of Massachusetts Bay,) was an English settlement on the east coast of America in the 17th century around the Massachusetts Bay, the northernmost of the several colonies later reorganized as the Province of Massachusetts Bay. The lands of the settlement were located in southern New England, with initial settlements situated on two natural harbors and surrounding land about 15.4 miles (24.8 km) apart—the areas around Salem and Boston.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Early American Liberty Bond

Identifier: Mss 777651
Mss 777651
Date(s): 1777-12-01
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Early American Liberty Bond, printed from plate engraved by Nathaniel Hurd and Paul Revere.

Massachusetts (Colony) bill

Identifier: Mss 771161
Mss 771161
Date(s): 1771-02-11
Scope and Contents

Massachusetts (Colony) bill for coal to John Hancock.

Proceedings of the Legislature of Massachusetts

Identifier: Mss 777654
Mss 777654
Date(s): 1777-12-04
Scope and Contents

Draft of a letter to be sent to General Stark, signed copy of the original, signed by Jeremiah Powell.

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