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All inhabitants of Deerfield, "free and above the age of twenty one" are called upon to meet at the school house, elect a Moderator and proceed with the business at hand. Their task is to give their consent for the present House of Representatives and the Council (providing the two bodies can agree) to enact a Constitution and a form of government for the "Safety, Peace, and Happiness of this State."


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Deerfield Town Warrant

creator   Selectmen of Deerfield
date   Sep 7, 1776
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   6.25"
width   9.5"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L99.098

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Deerfield Town Meeting

"History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts"

"Remarks and Observations" by Justin Hitchcock

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