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" Club meets, at certain times, in the garret of Tom Dawes, the Adjutant of the Boston Regiment. He has a large house, and he has a movable partition in his garret which he takes down, and the whole club meets in one room. There they smoke tobacco till... "
Readings on Parties and Elections in the United States - Page 38
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The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4

1850
...room, — "a very small one," too, or crawling up into " Tom Dawes' garret," and there l; smoking of tobacco till you cannot see from one end of the garret to the other." But we do not undertake to say when and where "the child Independence" was conceived, though John Adams...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 8; Volume 55

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1887
...Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. He has a large house, and he has a movable partition in his garret, which he takes down, and the whole club meets...garret to the other ; there they drink flip, I suppose ; there they choose a moderator, who puts questions to the vote regularly ; and select-men, overseers,...
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National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including Orators, Statesmen ...

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1862 - 488 pages
...Dawes, adjutant of the Boston regiment. " He has a large house, and he has a moveable partition in his garret which he takes down, and the whole club meets...suppose, and there they choose a moderator, who puts qxiestions to the vote regularly; and select-men, assessors, collectors, wardens, fire-wards and representatives,...
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The American Cyclopaedia

1873
...Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. He has a large house, and he has a movable partition in his garret which he takes down, and the whole club meets...puts questions to the vote regularly, and selectmen, overseers, collectors, wardens, fire wards, and representatives are regularly chosen before they are...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 4

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1873
...adjutant of the Boston regiment. He has »Urge house, and he has a movable partition in his parrot which he takes down, and the whole club meets in one room. There they smoko tobacco till yon cannot see from one end of the sirret to the other. There they drink flip, I...
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Economic Tracts, Volumes 1-10

1881
...Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. He has a large house and he has a movable partition in his garret which he takes down and the whole club meets in one room. There they smoke tobacco till you can not see from one end of the room to the other. There they drink flip, I suppose, and there they...
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The Development of Constitutional Liberty in the English Colonies of America

Eben Greenough Scott - 1882 - 334 pages
...Club meets, at certain times, in the garret of Tom Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. * * * There they choose a Moderator, who puts questions...representatives, are regularly chosen before they arc chosen ill the town." " More than fifty years ago," (from 1774) " Mr. Samuel Adams' father and...
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Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the ..., Volume 1

John Joseph Lalor - 1882 - 858 pages
...Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. He lias a large house and he has a movable partition in his garret which he takes down and the whole club meets in one room. There they smoke tobacco till you can not see from one end of the room to the other. There they drink flip, I suppose, anil there they...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary for General Knowledge, Volume 4

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1883
...Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. He has a large house, and he has a movable partition in his garret which he takes down, and the whole club meets...puts questions to the vote regularly, and selectmen, overseers, collectors, wardens, fire wards, and representatives are regularly chosen before they are...
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Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political ...

John Joseph Lalor - 1883
...whole club meets in one room. There they smoke tobacco till you can not see from one end of the room to the other. There they drink flip, I suppose, and...regularly; and selectmen, assessors, collectors, wardens, flrc wards and representatives are regularly chosen before they are chosen in the town. Uncle Fairfield,...
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