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Fire in the Grove: The Cocoanut Grove Tragedy and Its Aftermath
John C. Esposito
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Addington Advised & consented aforesaid Alderman appointed April arms balcony Book 49 brick Capt centre Charge City Council City Hall Clerk colonies Committee concurrence convenient Council Chamber County of Suffolk Ditto England engraving erected Esqr Faneuil Hall feet fire Governor Honorable House in Boston House of Representatives hundred pounds Hurd Hutchinson Spkr Ionic orders James James Bowdoin James Otis John Adams Joseph Dudley July Keayne King Legislature lower floor March Maverick Mayor meeting meeting-house N. Y. Mass N. Y. Maverick occupied offices Old State House Otis paid John paid Thomas pd pd Peter Faneuil present Province Read & Concur'd records Repairs restoration roof Samuel Adams selectmen Sent Sewall shalbe side stairs Suffolk Sumer thereof Town House Town of Boston town-meeting Treasurer troops twenty six Pounds voted wilbe Willard Secry window writs of assistance
Page 88 - If the Lieutenant-Governor or Colonel Dalrymple, or both together, have authority to remove one regiment, they have authority to remove two, and nothing short of the total evacuation of the town by all the regular troops, will satisfy the public mind or preserve the peace of the province.
Page 144 - ... to wait upon Peter Faneuil esq. and in the name of the town, to render him their most hearty thanks for so bountiful a gift, with their prayers, that this and other expressions of his bounty and charity may be abundantly recompensed with the divine blessing.
Page 68 - Hutchinson at their head, as Chief Justice, all arrayed in their new, fresh, rich robes of scarlet English broadcloth; in their large cambric bands and immense judicial wigs.
Page 96 - JAMES BOWDOIN, THOMAS GUSHING, SAMUEL ADAMS, JOHN ADAMS, and ROBERT TREAT PAINE, delegates from Massachusetts.
Page 70 - Every man of an immense, crowded audience appeared to me to go away as I did, ready to take up arms against writs of assistance.
Page 72 - That all Acts made, by any Power whatever, other than the General Assembly of this Province, imposing Taxes on the Inhabitants, are Infringements of our inherent and unalienable Rights as Men and British subjects: and render void the most valuable Declarations of our Charter.
Page 66 - Pownall, when he came into administration, thought there ought to be a good understanding between the capital and country, and a harmony between both and the government. This conciliatory and comprehensive system was too refined and too sublime for human nature in this contentious, warring world." — " Pownall was the most constitutional and national Governor, in my opinion, who ever represented the crown in this province.
Page 36 - Sir William arrives in the Nonsuch Frigat: Candles are lighted before He gets into Townhouse. Eight Companies wait on Him to his house, and then on Mr. [Increase] Mather to his. Made no volleys because 'twas Satterday night.
Page 163 - Library my 3 great writing bookes wch are intended as an Exposition or Interpretation of the whole Bible, as also a 4th great writing booke in which is an exposition on the Prophecy of Daniel of the Revelations & the Prophecy of Hosea not long since began...
Page 144 - ... several other convenient rooms which may prove very beneficial to the town for offices, or otherwise ; and the said building being now finished, has delivered possession thereof to the Selectmen, for the use of the town. It is, therefore, " Voted, that the town do with the utmost gratitude, receive and accept this most generous and noble benefaction, for the uses and intentions they are designed for ; and do appoint the Hon.