William Williamson to Joseph Williamson on the final vote for separation, Boston, 1819

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Letter from William Williamson to his brother Joseph respecting the state of the final separation act from the state of Massachusetts in 1819.

Separation had been debated heavily in the General Court during the month of June 1819. This letter from William, a Massachusetts Congressman, explains the process and the final vote tallies.


About This Item

  • Title: William Williamson to Joseph Williamson on the final vote for separation, Boston, 1819
  • Creator: Williamson, William
  • Creation Date: 1819-06-17
  • Town: Boston
  • State: MA
  • Local Code: S-182
  • Object Type: Text

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