Founded in 1892, the Colonial Society of Massachusetts is a non-profit educational foundation designed to promote the study of Massachusetts history from earliest settlement through the first decades of the nineteenth century.
The chief business of the Colonial Society is to publish documents related to the early history of Massachusetts. All ninety-one volumes of the Society’s publications are freely available to the public either for download or consultation through this website. (See Publications for a complete list.)
Volumes 90 and 91, the latest publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, edited by James B. Bell, are now available online. (See Publications page.) Hardback versions of the book are most readily available through Amazon.