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Massachusetts Provincial Congress, June 9, 1775



The Committee appointed to consider a Petition from the Committee chosen to take care of the Poor at Charlestown, reported. The Report was accepted, and is as follows, viz:

The Committee chosen to take the within Petition into consideration, report, that it is their opinion that the Poor


of the Town of Charlestown be provided for by the Selectmen of the several Towns to which they remove, until the further order of this or some future Congress or House of Representatives.