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Object Name File, Document
Scope & Content Copy of original document in which Massachusetts annexes towns in Rhode Island signed by the Governor and speaker of the Massachusetts Assembly. In 1747 the border dispute was resolved and three of the towns mentioned Barrington, Tiverton and Little Compton became part of Rhode Island.
Dates of Creation Copy made 2009
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2009.0048
Source J. William Middendorf
Date January 30, 1746
People William Shirley
Thomas Hutchinson
Josiah Willard
Received as Gift
Date Received 10/06/2009