2021-10 Raynors HCA Live
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A complete and authentic issue of The Weekly Magazine" Edinburgh, February 23, 1775, 32pp., deskbound, VG. An important report from the interior, from Boston, Dec. 22nd reporting the Association as follows; "We the subscribers being fully sensible of the blessings of good Government on the one hand, and convinced on the other hand of the evils and calamities attending on Tyranny in all shapes, whether exercised by one or many, and having of late seen with great grief and concern the distressing effects of a dissolution of all Government, whereby our Lives, Liberties, and Properties are rendered precarious, and no longer under the Protection of the Law; and apprehending it to be our indispensable duty, to use all Lawful means in our power, for the defense of our Persons and Property, against all riotous, and lawless violence, and to recover, and secure the advantages which we are intitled to, from the good and wholesome Laws of the Government; Do hereby associate and mutually covenant, and engage to and with each other as follows. Namely, "1st. That we will upon all occasions, with our Lives, and Fortunes, stand by and assist each other, in the defense of his Life, Liberty, and Property, whenever the same shall be attacked, or endangered by any Bodies of Men, riotously assembled, upon any pretense, or under any authority, not warranted by the Laws of the Land. "2ndly. That we will upon all occasions, mutually support each other in the free exercise, and enjoyment of our undoubted right to Liberty, in eating, drinking, buying, selling, communing, and acting, what, and with whom, and as we please, consistent with the Laws of God, and the King. "3dly. That we will not acknowledge, or submit to the pretended authority of any Congresses, Committees of Correspondence, or other unconstitutional Assemblies of Men; but will at the risque of our Lives, if need be, oppose the forcible exercise of all such authority. "4thly. That we will to the utmost of our Power, promote, encourage, and when called to it, enforce obedience to the rightful Authority of our most Gracious Sovereign King George the third, and of his Laws. "5thly. That when the Person or Property of any one of us shall be invaded or threatened by any Committees, mobs, or unlawful Assemblies, the others of us will upon notice received forthwith repair, properly armed, to the Person on whom, or place where such invasion or threatening shall be, and will to the utmost of our Power, defend such Person and his Property, and if need be, will oppose and repel force with force. "6thly. That if any one of us shall unjustly and unlawfully be injured in his Person or Property, by any such Assemblies as before-mentioned, the others of us will unitedly demand, and if in our Power compel the Offenders, if known, to make full reparation and satisfaction for such injury; and if all other Means of Security fail, we will have recourse to the natural Law of Retaliation. "In witness of all which we hereto subscribe our Names this day.
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The Important Step of the ASSOCIATION Issued by the Continental Congress

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $130.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
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