Circular Letter to the Colonial Legislatures

Written by Samual Adams, the Circular Letter marked one of the first attempts on the part of the colonists to unify in the face of British hostility. The Massachusetts House sought to explain its motivations and actions in the Circular Letter. More importantly, it sought to gauge the interest of the other colonies in standing alongside her in the impending struggle against Parliament and the Crown.

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Medium:
Legal Document
Author:
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Source:
The Founders' Constitution
URL:
http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/documents/v1ch17s13.html
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