Proceedings of His Majesty's Council of the Province on Massachusetts-Bay, Relative to the Deposition of Andrew Oliver, Esq.
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This pamphlet reproduces text from the deposition of Andrew Oliver, who was under censure by the Council for divulging its determination to remove British troops from Boston in the wake of the Boston Massacre. The proceedings took place in October and November 1770, and this pamphlet includes an appendix of twelve supporting depositions, petitions, and testimonies. An incomplete manuscript copy of these Proceedings is held in the Collection of papers relating to Massachusetts history, 1749-1777.