864. William Read to Daniel Read
Attleborough, 13 May 1788 (excerpt)1

I have just returned from our Anual Meting for the purpose of chusing a Man to represent the Town in general Assembly the ensuing Year and am happy to inform you that the Antifederallists which were the Majority the last Year are this Year out Voted by a Majority of 28 and Elisha May Esq is chosen for to represent this Town—Thus much on Public affairs. …

1. RC, Larned Papers, CtHi.