Minutes of the Commissioners for Detecting and Defeating Conspiracies
Edited by Victor Hugo Paltsits, State Historian, In The State Of New York: Albany County Sessions, 1778-1781. The Commissioners for detecting and defeating Conspiracies, was officially created on February 5, 1778 in response to the invasion of New York by the British army, and the fear of domestic foes, such as the Tories. The nine Commissioners, aided by armed forces, traveled throughout New York, where they sought out and arrested enemies of the State. This 3-volume work analyzes the laws passed for the repression of disaffection and disloyalty in the state of New York. (1909, 1910) reprint 3 vols. Avail Feb, 1104 pages llus., append. 3 indices::: copied from Hope Farm Press, email@example.com
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