Sunday, July 06, 2014

Even some of the church chipped in for the Revolution....

July 1, 1775

   Forty-nine small arms, for the use of the colony, were received from the Rev. Mr. Lemuel Kollock, for which a receipt was given by Mr. Devens; which guns were collected by order of Congress; and amount by appraisement, to £_____.

[The Journals Of Each Provincial Congress Of Massachusetts In 1774 And 1775, And Of The Committee Of Safety, With An Appendix . . . Boston: Dutton And Wentworth, Printers To The State. 1838. Pg. 583]

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