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Account book for mending the highway in Topsfield, Massachusetts, May 30, 1773, listing amounts received from several dozen men, and signed by the select men of the town of Topsfield, including Saml Smith and Zaccheus Gould. Fine condition.Samuel Smith, Jr., was a distinguished community leader and supporter of the American War of Independence. He served six terms in the Massachusetts state legislature and twelve as a town selectman. He was chairman of the Tea Committee at Topsfield in 1773, which sustained the action of the Boston Tea Party, and he was elected to the First Provincial Congress in Massachusetts in 1774.

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1773 Account Book By Chairman of the Tea Committee

Estimate $200 - $300Jan 7, 2018