The three towns of the commonwealth were each to have the privilege of sending four deputies to the General Court.
The General Court declaring it receivable for taxes "at fousen a penny."
All questions where injury to life or limb was at stake went before the General Court.
The General Court, however, did not long withhold its assent.
Back of this authority, of course, lies the legislative power of the General Court, invoked on special occasions.
It has been intrusted by the General Court to a special committee.
Forthwith the General Court proclaimed by trumpet that the hearing would not be permitted.
Then they bid me stand up, and said they were the General Court.
When the General Court met in September, Salem was punished with the loss of representation, and thereupon gave way and submitted.
When the Assembly or the General Court was in session, her house was crowded.