“…FOR SHOULD YOU… QUIT YOUR POSTS…WILD CARNAGE, BARBAROUS AND BLOODY DESOLATION MUST SPREAD LIKE A HIDEOUS TORRENT OVER YOUR RUINED COUNTRY”
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION) MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL COURT. Original November 1776 Broadside. Boston, 1776.
A rare November 1, 1776 broadside address issued by the Massachusetts government as a message of inspiration and encouragement to the Massachusetts troops fighting in the Continental Army. The soldiers are promised shipments of needed supplies, they are reminded of the great cause for which they are fighting, and they are warned of the grave dangers that will befall them and their families if they quit their posts. $12,000.