Relic of Revolutionary Days

THE following unique and interesting relic is in the possession of Mr. Foster Morse of Roxbury, Mass.

By the Honorable William Heath, Esq., Major-General in the Army of the United States of America.

Whereas the Honorable General Assembly of the State of MASSACHUSETTS BAY, were pleased on the 30th Day of April last to pass the following Resolve, viz. "If any Person or Persons (other than such as are or may be appointed by Order of Court) shall sell or dispose of any Wine, Spirits, Ale, Beer or Cyder, or any Kind of Provisions to any British or foreign Troops included in the Convention, within the Limits assigned to any of the Officers and Soldiers of said Convention, or shall exchange with any of them Paper money for Hard Money, he, she or they so offending shall be subject to Military Prosecution and Punishment; and that General HEATH be, and he is hereby empowered and requested to carry the above Resolve into execution."

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September 12, 1901

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