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BEING A COLLECTION OF
RECORDS AND DOCUMENTS,
CONNECTED WITH THE ASSUMPTION AND ESTABLISHMENT
TOGETHER WITH THE
Journal of the Council of Safety,
THE FIRST CONSTITUTION,
THE EARLY JOURNALS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
FROM THE YEAR 1779 TO 1786, INCLUSIVE.
TO WHICH ARE ADDED THE PROCEEDINGS
OF THE FIRST AND SECOND COUNCILS OF CENSORS.
COMPILED AND PUBLISHED BY
WILLIAM SLADE, JUN. SECRETARY OF STATE.
J. W. COPELAND, PRINTER.
F 52. · AL.
DISTRICT OF VERMONT, TO WIT.
E IT REMEMBERED, that on the third day of February, in the forty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America, WILLIAM SLADE, Junior, of the said district, Esquire, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:-"Vermont State Papers; being a collection of records and documents counected with the assumption and establishment of government by the people of Vermont; together with the journal of the Council of Safety, the first Constitution, the early journals of the General Assembly, and the laws from the year 1779, to 1786, inclusive To which are added the proceedings of the first and second Councils of Censors. Compiled and published by WILLIAM SLADE, Jun Secretary of State." la conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled "an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned."
J. GOVE, Clerk,
Documents relating to the controversy with New-York and New-
Journal of the Council of Safety,
Extracts from the early journal of the Governor and Council,
Journal of the General Assembly,-March Session, 1778,
Laws, passed Feb. session, 1779,
Resolutions of the first Council of Censors,
Constitution, as revised by the first Council of Censors,
Address of the first Council of Censors, to the freemen,
Proceedings of the second Council of Censors,
Order of Court of Confiscation,
Writ of seizin, issued by Court of Confiscation,
Ethan's Allen's complaint to Court of Confiscation,
List of Governors of Vermont, from 1778 to 1822,
List of Judges of Supreme Court, from 1778 to 1822,
List of Senators in the Congress of the U. S. from 1791 to 1822,
List of Representatives to Congress, from 1791 to 1822,
TO THE DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE CONTROVERSY WITH
Correspondence between the Governors of New-Hampshire and New-York, relative to the jurisdiction of those provinces, commencing November, 1749, List of grants made by the Governor of New-Hampshire, west of Connecticut river, previous to the year 1765, Grant from Charles II to the Duke of York, by virtue of which the territory called the New-Hampshire grants, was originally claimed by the province of New-York, Proclamation of the Governor of New-Hampshire, asserting the claim of that province to the grants, west of Connecticut river, March, 1764, Order of the King in Council, establishing the west bank of Connecticut river as the boundary between the provinces of NewYork and New-Hampshire, July, 1764, Order of the King in Council, prohibiting the Governor of NewYork from making grants of land in the disputed territory, July, 1767, Continuance of grants by the Governor of New-York, and violent proceedings, thereupon,
Communication from the Governor of New-York to the inhabitants of Bennington and its vicinity,
Answer of the inhabitants of Bennington, &c. to the foregoing
Review of the controversy,--violent proceedings on the New-
Violent proceedings of the General Assembly of New-
Meetings and resolutions of committees from sundry towns on the New-Hampshire grants,
Act of the Legislature of New-York," for preventing tumultuous
Constitution of Vermont formed,
Proclamation of the Governor of New-York, containing certain
overtures to the inhabitants of Vermont,
Answer of E. Allen to the foregoing proclamation, Augt. 1778,