In his July 29th, 1784 diary entry, Simeon Perkins mentions the riots that took place in Shelburne. Compare his handwritten diary entry (top) with the typewritten version (with July 29th entry highlighted.)

Simeon Perkins Diary Handwritten Page Entry for July 29, 1784 ShelburneRiot

Simeon Perkins Diary Handwritten Page: Entry for July 29, 1784 mentioning the Shelburne Riot

 

Simeon Perkins Diary Page 1784, Typed Version

Simeon Perkins Diary Page 1784, Typed Version. Shelburne Riot highlighted in yellow.