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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 6 THE GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL, CERTAIN OFFICERS UNDER THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL, AND STATE LIBRARY
  • Section 15I Liberty Tree Day

Section 15I. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart August fourteenth as Liberty Tree day commemorating the first public shade tree planting in the new world in the year sixteen hundred and forty-six, one of the trees so planted being known from the year seventeen hundred and sixty-five until its removal by British soldiers ten years later as the Liberty Tree, a Symbol of Freedom.