Letter to the Editor, April 1787, Worcester Magazine.
Journal of Park Holland, Petersham Historical Society; history of Colrain; Leonard Richards, Shays's' Rebellion (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 20002), 109.
Anonymous letter, 15 April 1787, printed 5 June 1787, Independent Chronicle
Petition of the Town of Pelham to the Governor and Council, Records, 8 May 1787, 189: 316-17, Massachusetts State Archives; Ebenezer Matoon to James Bowdoin, 8 May 1787, Records, 189: 302-4, MA.
Resolves Approving the Conduct of General Shepard, 5 February 1787, Records, 189: 112, MA
William Shepard to Henry Knox, , Shepard Papers, Historic Deerfield.
Journal of Park Holland, Petersham Historical Society.
The delegate was John Taylor from the town of Douglass, who made his final remark on February 6 1787. Elliot, Jonathan, ed. The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution as Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia in 1787. . . . 5 vols. 2d ed. 1888. Reprint. New York: Burt Franklin, n.d.