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Please join us! Boston Area Early American History Seminar Massachusetts Historical Society Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 5:15 p.m. Panel Discussion: Law and the American Revolution Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College Law School T. H. Breen, University of Vermont and Huntington Library Bruce Mann, Harvard Law School Kent Newmyer, University of Connecticut Moderator: Alan Rogers, Boston College As we approach the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act, scholarship on the American Revolution is poised to accelerate and move in innovative directions. Join us to consider the state of the field as it relates to legal history. There is no pre-circulated essay for this seminar, but colleagues are asked to read chapter 2 of Grant Gilmore's The Ages of American Law (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977) if they have not already done so, in preparation for this program. RSVP so we know how many will attend. To respond, email email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or call 617-646-0568. In case of inclement weather, phone 617-536-1608 for information. All seminars are free and open to the public. Unless stated, all seminars take place at the Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston, MA, and commence at 5:15 p.m. Afterwards the Society will provide a light buffet supper. Essays for the other sessions are available to subscribers as .pdfs through the seminar's webpage, http://www.masshist.org/2012/calendar/seminars/early-american-history. Subscribe to the 2013-2014 series online via this page. A $25 subscription will entitle you to the full series of papers, as well as the papers for the Boston Environmental History Seminar and the Boston Immigration and Urban History Seminar. We look forward to seeing you at the program! -- Kate Viens, Research Coordinator Massachusetts Historical Society 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215 Tel: 617-646-0568, Fax: 617-859-0074 www.masshist.org - America's First Historical Society - Founded 1791 Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial opens on 21 February. The exhibition will be on display Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. More information is available at www.masshist.org. -- R. B. Bernstein * Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School * Adjunct Professor of Political Science and History, Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies, City College of New York, CUNY * Moderator and Member of Editorial Board, H-LAW * Member, Board of Directors, American Society for Legal History (2011-2014) * Author, THOMAS JEFFERSON (Oxford, 2003; paperback, 2005) and THE FOUNDING FATHERS RECONSIDERED (Oxford, 2009; paperback, 2011) * email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com --