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Minot, George Richards (1758-1802) The history of the insurrections, in Massachusetts, in the year 1786, and the rebellion consequent thereon

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03808 Author/Creator: Minot, George Richards (1758-1802) Place Written: Worcester, Massachusetts Type: Book Date: 1788 Pagination: 192 p. ; 21 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: First edition copy published by Isaiah Thomas. Gives a historical account of Shay's Rebellion.

Background Information: George R. Minot was an American jurist and historian. He made his mark as the historian of Shays' Rebellion with this work and was one of the founding members of ...the Massachusetts Historical Society. (Taken from a brief inscription on the free endpaper of the book.)See More

People: Minot, George Richards, 1758-1802

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Mobs and RiotsShays' RebellionGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryRebellion

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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