Historical documents which refer to and/or support the concept of Committees of Safety

ALSO SEE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774 to 1789

Sep 1768Resolutions of a Boston Town Meeting Against the King
Feb 1773Boston’s intelligence report
Nov 1773Boston’s tea tax warning
Feb 1774The Independence of the Massachusetts Legislature
May 1774New York calls for Continental Congress
Jun 1774Boston’s nonimportation request
Sep 1774Boston boycotts sales to British
Oct 1774First Continental Congress Resolves
Dec 1774Maryland Resolves
Feb 1775Boston’s message to the countryside
Apr 1775Massachusetts appeal to create Committees
May 1775Massachusetts requests bread and food
May 1775Massachusetts disarm those enimical to our cause
1775Cambridge, Massachusetts order for enlistments
Aug 1775Song written by A Son of Liberty
Sep 1775Mecklenburg Resolves
Nov 1775New Hampshire call for names of enemies
Dec 1775Massachusetts enlists marines and seamen
Feb 1776Massachusetts Representatives authorize establishing local government
May 1776Boston instructions to Delegates
May 1776Menden, Massachusetts Committee establishes formal government
Jul 1776Continental Congress authorizes militia to protect Congress
Jul 1776New Hampshire call for enlistment
Feb 1777Massachusetts reaffirm need for Committees
Jul 1779Rhode Island Price act