Boston: J. H. Eastburn, City Printer, 1834. First edition. Unbound stab-stitched pamphlet, 9.5 x 6 inches, 16 pages, untrimmed. Dust-soiled, untrimmed edges a bit soiled and worn; a good, sound copy. Item #19372
The official response and summary of the riot and mob burning of the Roman Catholic convent in Charlestown (now Somerville) in August, violence fueled by conspiracy theories and rumors and nativist anti-Catholic sentiment. Ink signature of O. C. Everett dated 1834 at the head of the title page, presumably that of the Charlestown clergyman Oliver Capen Everett. American Imprints 23482.