Prytaneum Bostoniense: Notes on the History of the Old State House, Formerly Known as the Town House in Boston--the Court House in Boston--the Province Court House--the State House--and the City Hall, Volume 2

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Cupples, Upham & Company, 1886 - Boston (Mass.)
 

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Page 20 - Chorus — Yankee Doodle, keep it up, Yankee Doodle, dandy, Mind the music and the step, And with the girls be handy.
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Page 6 - Isaiah, and 20th verse. After divine service was ended his Excellency, attended and accompanied as before, returned to the Council Chamber, from whence they proceeded to the Bunch of Grapes tavern, where an elegant dinner was provided at the public expence ; after which many very proper and pertinent toasts were drank. Joy and gratitude sat on every countenance, and smiled in every eye.
Page 1 - PRYTANEUM BOSTONIENSE. NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF THE OLD STATE HOUSE, formerly known as THE TOWN HOUSE IN BOSTON — THE COURT HOUSE IN BOSTON — THE PROVINCE COURT HOUSE — THE STATE HOUSE — AND THE CITY HALL.
Page 77 - Determine, And It is hereby Order'd that a New Courthouse within the Town of Boston, for the Several Courts of Justice to Sit in, be Erected as soon as may be, and that Joshua Winslow Foster Hutchinson & John Tudor Esq™. be and they hereby are appointed a Committee to Erect an handsome Brick Building on the Lands Belonging to the County in Queen Street in Boston (on part whereof the old stone Goal lately stood) for the several Courts of Justice within this County to Sit in, that a large Comodious...
Page 40 - Resolved, That in all continental commissions, and other instruments, where, heretofore, the words "United Colonies" have been used, the style be altered, for the future, to the UNITED STATES.
Page 77 - Committee Assign & Sett off such parts of it, for the Probate Office, for the Register of Deeds, & for the Clerks of the Court of General Sessions of the peace, & Court of Comon pleas, as they shall Judge to be necessary & convenient for their respective offices.
Page 65 - ... the town house, complaining of the court for cheating the injured people with a shew of justice, and calling upon them to rise and free the world from such domestick tyrants. It was taken down in the morning, and carried to the court, who were much disturbed, and applied to the lieutenant-governor, who laid it before the council, and a proclamation , was issued, which there was no room to suppose would have any effect.

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