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document Receipt of Caleb Phillips
Dec 4, 1787
Caleb Phillips was a participant in Shays' Rebellion (1786-87) and had his musket confiscated from him, like many of his Ashfield, Massachusetts, neighbors.
document Bill from Deerfield Selectmen for Military Supplies used in Shays' Rebellion
This invoice, dated 1787, was for supplies debted to various Deerfield residents in the period of Daniel Shays' Rebellion, which had begun in 1786.
Page 1 Military Firearm Log for Shays' Rebellion
Joseph Stebbins, Jr. was a Colonel in the militia during the Revolutionary War and is, in 1787, serving as keeper of the arms used and confiscated in Deerfield during Shays' Rebellion.
Page 1 Oath of Allegiance [Faith]
Apr 8, 1787
Newly elected town officers were made to swear this oath in the early years of the United States in order for the town's government to be free of secret loyalists, radicals, or other malcontents.
document Proclamation regarding Shays' Rebellion
Jun 15, 1787
This proclamation by the governor in June 1787, forgives any treasonous acts by citizens of the Commonwealth involved in Shays' Rebellion.
document "For the town of Amherst, education the leading 'industry'"
Jun 11, 1976
This article from the Bicentennial Edition of the Daily Hampshire Gazette contains a short history of Amherst, Massachusetts.
Title page "The History of the Insurrections in Massachusetts in the year seventeen hundred and eighty six and the Rebellion"
The history of the post-Revolution insurrections in Massachusetts is the subject of George Richards Minot's treatise, published in 1810.
Title page Captain Daniel Shays' House from "The History of Pelham from 1738 to 1898 including the Early History of Prescott"
Picture of Daniel Shays' house in Pelham, Massachusetts.
Page 1 Letter to David Hoyt [Hoit] regarding Shays' Rebellion
Jan 26, 1787
The letter from twenty-year-old David Hoyt (1757-1803), to his father, David (1722-1814), details an encounter with Daniel Shays' soldiers in Springfield, Massachusetts.
document Letter to Israel Williams
Jan 15, 1787
This letter from William Williams to his father seeks to assure his father that he was not on the side of the insurgents of Shays' Rebellion.


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