Provincial and State Papers Volume 10

Provincial and State Papers Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...points relating to the discontinuance of the Union are indicated by votes on the three following questions: --Ed. p. 79. Windsor, October 21st, 1778, Assembly met, according to adjournment; the following Questions were proposed, and answered, as herein stated, (viz.) Question Whether the Counties in this State shall remain as they were established by this Assembly at their session in March last? Yeas 35. Nays 26. Question 2nd. Whether the Towns East of the River included in the Union with this State, shall be included in the County of Cumberland? Yeas 28. Nays 33. Question 3rd. Whether the Towns on the East side of Connecticut River, who are included by Union within this State, shall be erected into a distinct County by themselves? Yeas 28. Nays 33. note. The votes on the several questions foregoing, virtually rescinded the union which had been formed, inasmuch as they disallowed any and all of the said sixteen towns any connection, either with the already established counties of Vermont, or any county by themselves. Hence, against these proceedings was entered the following Protest, viz.: --Ed. Protest of members of the General Assembly of Vermont, representing New Hampshire towns east of Connecticut river, and border towns west. p. 81. State of J Windsor, October, 22d 1778. We whose names are under written, members of the Council and General Assembly of said State, beg leave to lay before the Assembly the following as our Protest and Declaration against their proceedings on Wednesday the twenty-first instant, in passing the three following votes or Resolutions, viz. "Ist That the Counties in this State shall remain as they "were established by the Assembly of this State in March "last. 2ud That the Towns on the east side of the...
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