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Collection Reference Number GLC00210
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1781 
Title Appointment of Norton Quincy as Justice of the Peace
Date 17 October 1781
Author Hancock, John (1737-1793)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Hancock appointed Quincy Justice of the Peace for the County of Suffolk. The order gives a general sketch of the duties of Quincy's new office. Partially printed. With frilled paper seal of the State.
Subjects Government and Civics  Law  
People Hancock, John (1737-1793)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Notes: Compare against GLC 945.05 (for Senator). Is Josiah Quincy as J.P. important enough to keep?
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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