Shays' Rebellion, From Revolution to Constitution

Artifacts & Documents

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The Fabric of Everyday Life
Objects and Clothing
In the Public Eye
Books, Newspapers and Periodicals
The People in Arms
Military Items
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The Republic of Massachusetts
Proclamations, Petitions, Resolutions and Court Proceedings
Dear Friend
Diaries and Correspondence
& Etcetera
All Else
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