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Some papers laid before the Continental Congress, 1775-

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
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ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Manuscript Division, Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941
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LC ClassificationsJK113 .U5
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Open LibraryOL24339232M
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He suspecting some improper Correspondence, kept the Letter & after some Time opened it; but not being able to read it, laid it up, where it remained untill he received an obscure Letter from the Woman, expressing an Anxiety after the original Letter. He then communicated the whole Matter to Mr Ward, who sent him up with the Papers to me. Abstract. This collection consists of the personal and family correspondence, diary (), orderly book, official documents, accounts, receipts, and other papers of Artemas Ward of Shrewsbury, Mass., Revolutionary War general and member of the Continental Congress, together with personal and official papers of Nahum Ward concerning his duties in local offices of Shrewsbury, correspondence of.

The Committee of Acco st. produced an account of Andrew M'Nair, Door keeper, for his services, &c. amounting to twenty one pounds 13/6 [=57 72/90 dollars.] Ordered, That the Committee pay the same. Sundry letters were laid before the Congress and read, viz. 1 st. 2 from John Haring, chairman of the Committee of Safety in New York, dated 19 Sept. , with sundry papers enclosed. An Essay in Vindication of the Continental Colonies of America, From a Censure of Mr. Adam Smith in his Theory of Moral Sentiments: With Some Reflections on Slavery in General. London: Printed for the author: Sold by T. Beck and P. A. de Hondt, Observations on Certain Commercial Transactions in France, Laid Before Congress.

BOUDINOT, ELIAS, a Delegate and a Representative from New Jersey; born in Philadelphia, Pa., May 2, ; received a classical education; studied law; was admitted to the bar in and commenced practice in Elizabethtown, N.J.; member of the board of trustees of Princeton College ; member of the committee of safety in ; commissary general of prisoners in the Revolutionary Army. Before issuing the Declaration of Independence, “Congress had produced some 15 other state papers in the form of letters, petitions, proposals, addresses, and a speech, but it had issued only one other ‘declaration’ as a formal precedent for the Declaration of Independence: the Declaration.


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General Collection E A5 Official records of the original colonies and the early United States. The First Continental Congress () addressed "intolerable acts" by the British. The Second Continental Congress () created the Declaration of Independence and the first national government.

The Congress of the Confederation () followed. Read important papers, letters, treaties, and reports--famous. Several petitions of grievances, written principally by John Dickinson, were sent to the king, and the meeting was adjourned until The Second Continental Congress Smoke from the battles of Lexington and Concord Some papers laid before the Continental Congress.

19, ) had scarcely cleared when the Second Continental Congress met on the appointed day in Philadelphia. Diary of Richard Smith in the Continental Congress, I77S-I The following pages comprise the first half of a diary kept in and by the Hon.

Richard Smith, delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress. The diary extends continu- ously from September 12 to October 1,and from Decemto Ma The Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the United States, on Novembut the states did not ratify them until March 1, The Articles created a loose confederation of sovereign states and a weak central government, leaving most of the power with the state governments.

Franklin returned to Philadelphia in Mayshortly after the Revolutionary War () had begun, and was selected to serve as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress. During the Revolutionary War years,there was very little hard cash (specie) in the new states. Paper money (currency) was printed both by the Continental Congress and by the individual states, but rarely, if ever, was there sufficient specie or bullion in the Continental or state treasuries to back up these issues of paper money.

In the opening days of the Second Continental Congress, most congressional delegates favored trying to reconcile with Great Britain. The Congress approved two documents in July, The first, titled "Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms," laid out the reasons Congress felt it necessary to defend colonial freedoms with force.

Journals of the Continental Congress. T he First Continental Congress met from September 5 to Octo The Second Continental Congress ran fromto March 2, The Journals of the Continental Congress are the records of the daily proceedings of the Congress as kept by the office of its secretary, Charles Thomson.

Author of The Grand committee, A letter to the inhabitants of the province of Quebec, By the United States in Congress assembled, JanuBy the United States in Congress assembled. OctoMotion of Mr.

Dane, Constitutions of the several independent states of America, Some papers laid before the Continental Congress,Miscellaneous papers of the Continental Congress.

Congress intended to give Britain time to respond to the Continental Association and discuss any developments at the Second Continental Congress.

Washington went shopping for muskets and military apparel before leaving Philadelphia for Mount Vernon. Furthermore, he placed an order for a book on military discipline.

"in defence of the freedom that is our birth-right we have taken up arms": exceedingly rare volume one of the journals of congress, a momentous official record of the first and second continental congresses from september through the end ofan exceptional copy in original boards (continental congress).

journals of congress, containing the proceedings from sept. Founders Corner Library: Major Works, John Adams Notes of the Debates in the Continental Congress by John Adams. Edited by Charles Henry Adams and All the notes made by Mr.

Adams, during these years, have been put together and set apart in the following pages, with the addition of such explanations, by the [ ]. Get this from a library. Papers of the Continental Congress, [United States. National Archives and Records Service.;].

Report of Committee to Ascertain Unfinished Business before Congress [23 December ] The Committee appointed to examine the journals and state what business remains still before Congress unfinished, have agreed to the following report.

Report of the Proposed Articles of Confederation (adjourned from August last) The Second Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies in America which united in the American Revolutionary convened on with representatives from 12 of the colonies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania shortly after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, succeeding the First Continental Congress which met in Philadelphia from September 5 to October.

Some papers laid before the Continental Congress, (Washington, Govt. print. off., ), by United States Continental Congress and Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Ford, Worthington Chauncey, Some papers of Aaron Burr,(Worcester, Mass.While Washington laid the question of how to proceed before his generals on 3 OctoberDr.

Isaac Foster (also spelled Forster), head of the Massachusetts military hospital system before the creation of the Continental system, was appointed acting Director in Church's place.The Second Continental Congress, which assembled in Philadelphia onfound itself forced to turn from embargoes and petitions to the problems of organizing, directing, and supplying a military effort.

Before Congress could assume effective control, the New England forces assembled near Boston fought another battle on their own.