Meaning of Committee of Correspondence
Commit'tee of Correspond'ence
— Amer. Hist. Amer. Hist.
- an intercolonial committee organized 1772 by Samuel Adams in Massachusetts to keep colonists informed of British anticolonial actions and to plan colonial resistance or countermeasures.
- (sometimes l.c.) any of various similar organizations formed for the same purpose during the late colonial period.