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The following are the names of the persons proposed to be elected as a Committee on Tuesday next, agreeable to the recommendation of the Congress. New York, Nov. 17, 1774 [Sixty names] New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].

A letter to the inhabitants of the Province of Quebec. Extract from the Minutes of the Congress. Philadelphia, Oct. 1774

Continental Congress. Proceedings of the Grand American Continental Congress at Philadelphia, September 5, 1774. Association, &c. ... In Congress, Philadelphia October 20, 1774 Signed Peyton Randolph, President ... Sold at the Printing-office in

Continental Congress Association and Peyton Randolph, et al, October 20, 1774, 14 Agreements by Colonies; Printed Broadside

To the publick. New-York, October 5, 1774. By Mr. Rivere, who left Boston on Friday last, and arrived here last night, in his way to the General Congress, we have certain intelligence that the carpenters and masons who had inadvertently undertak

United States Congress, 1774-82, List of Dated Topics: "Resolution of Order," Maryland Affairs; Post Office, Admiralty, etc.

The following extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American Continental Congress we are induced to publish thus early purely to ease the impatience of our readers. Association &c. We his Majesty’s most loyal subjects, the delegates of

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, December 6, 1774. Resolved, that the following address be presented to the several ministers of the gospel in this Province. Reverend Sir. When we contemplate the friendship and assistance, our ancestors the fi

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in consequence of the present unhappy disputes between Great Britain and the colonies, a formidable body of troops with warlike preparations of every sort are already arrived at, and o

To the respectable public. We conceive the sense of our fellow citizens, relative to the delegates to represent them at the proposed congress, (notwithstanding the proceedings of yesterday at the Coffee-House) remains so uncertain, that until th

Committee Chamber, December 6, 1774. [Resolves in regard to the 10th article of the Association of the General Congress, requiring the opening of all package of goods imported after December 1st, 1774] [Philadelphia, 1774].

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

In Provincial congress. New Hampshire, August 25th 1775. Whereas it is necessary that an exact account of all the inhabitants of this Colony should be taken, in order to be transmitted to the Congress of the United American colonies; therefore r

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the following worthy gentlemen, to represent this colony at the general Congress, to be held at Philadelphia, on the 10th of May next ... The friends to liberty, in testimony of

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the inhabitants of the plantations in this Colony, not incorporated, and some of the inhabitants of the neighbouring colonies, together with a number of the late inhabitants of the

To the respectable inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fellow Citizens! [On trade and representation in the next Congress] By order of the Committee. Isaac Low, Chairman. New York, 29th March, 1775 [New York: Printed by J

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, the Island of St. John’s Newfoundland, Georgia, except the Parish of St. John’s and to East and West Florida immediately cease … May 29 Resolved that no provisions

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservation of our country from slavery, depends under God on an effectual execution of the continental and provincial measures for that purpose. [Resolutions to secure compliance wit

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, June 8, 1775. Whereas it is necessary to have as soon as may be, a return of the number and equipment of the forces raised by this colony; and whereas it is of the utmost importance that such returns should be

Watertown, November 18, 1775. You have hereunder, copies of two resolves, one passed by the American congress, and the other by our General court, relative to collecting the proper evidences of the depredations made by the ministerial army and n

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 29, 1775. Resolved that thirteen thousand coats be provided as soon as may be, and one thereof given to each non-commissioned officer and soldier in the Massachusetts forces, agreeable to the resolve of co

In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous murders on our innocent brethren on Wednesday the 19th instant, has made it absolutely necessary that we immediately raise an army to defend our wives and our children from the

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all offences committed by any of the soldiers rais’d for defence of the sea coast, shall be tried by a Court martial, consisting of the field officers of the regiment of militia wit

The congress or the necessary politicians

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the selectmen of each town in this Colony be, and hereby are directed to furnish each non-commissioned officer and private soldier that shall be inlisted in the province service, f

Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial Congress, in order that the duration of their power might be limited to a short period, did, by their resolve dated the 10th day of October last, and inserted in the publick n

In Provincial Congress. New-York, August 29th 1775. Whereas the Commander of his Majesty's Ship Asia, under pretence of protecting the King's Property, did in the dead of the night of the 23d instant, most unwarrantably fire on the south part of

New-York, Committee- Chamber, 5th June, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Isaac Sears be nominated by this Committee for the approbation of the freeholders and freemen, of this city and county, to represent them in Provincial Congress in the room of Mr.

Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Congress, we have proportioned thirteen thousand coats on all the towns and districts in this Colony, excepting Boston and Charlestown; and have inclosued you the proportion, with

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants of this City, at the Liberty Pole, yesterday afternoon, the following nomination of deputies, to serve in Provincial Congress, were unanimously agreed to,

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas the hostile incursions this country is exposed to, and the frequent alarms we may expect from the military operations of our enemies, make it necessary that the good people of this colo

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for which this present Congress was chose, expires on the thirtieth instant, and the exigencies of our public affairs, render it absolutely necessary for the safety of this colony,

To the freeholders, freemen, and inhabitants, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. As a report prevails, that the Ship Beulah, is destined for Halifax, I have perused the Association of the Congress, in order to satisfy myself, whether

Committee chamber, New-York. The Provincial Congress of the Colony of New-York, on the 9th of August, instant, passed the following resolves, viz ... [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1775].

"Instructions for the inlisting of men" ...In Provincial Congress at New-York, June 20, 1775

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. To the several town of the County of Hampshire, on the easterly side of Connecticut River, and the towns in the County of Worcester. This congress taking into their most serious consideration the

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for which this present Congress was chose, expires on the thirtieth instant, and the exigencies of our public affairs, render it absolutely necessary for the safety of this colony,

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 15, 1775 … Resolved that it be and hereby is recommended to the good people of this colony, of all denominations, that Thursday the eleventh day of May next be set apart as a day of public humiliation, fast

In Provincial congress, New-York, June 2, 1775. Friends and countrymen. The parent of the universe, hath divided this earth amongst the children of men, and drawn out the line of their habitation ... To the inhabitants of the province of Quebec.

In Congress, Friday, June 9, 1775. Resolved that no obedience being due to the Act of Parliament for altering the charter of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, nor to a governor or lieutenant governor who will not observe the direction of, but end

Whereas we the subscribers have broke the association of the late Continental Congress, by unloading a part of the cargo from oh board the Ship Beulah; we do declare that we are sorry for the offence we have the publick there-by, and that we wil

In the House of representatives, November 2, 1775. Whereas by two resolves of Congress passed the 1st of May and the 1st of July last, the provision made for the reception and support of the poor of the towns of Boston and Charlestown, who are d

To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of civil war in America, is respectfully inscribed by his most obedient humble servant, B. Romans.

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas some of the inhabitants of the new plantation in this colony, not incorporated, and some of the inhabitants of the neighbouring colonies, together with a number of the late inhabitants

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, June 27th, 1775. Resolved that there be immediately raised in the County of Essex, ten companies, to consist of fifty men each, officers included to be stationed upon the sea coast … In Provincial Congress June

Committee-Chamber, New-York, April 26, 1775 [Presents forty-three names] Ordered, That it be recommended to the different Counties, to choose deputies, to meet deputies from all the Counties in the Province, in General Congress in this City, on

In Provincial congress. New York, June 7, 1775. Resolved, that whensoever doubts shall arise, which respect to the recommendations, or resolutions of the Continental Congress ... It is the duty of such persons, to apply to this board for an expl

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that the Continental Congress has passed a resolve, that unless American grievances were redressed by the first of March, these Colonies should be independent of Great Britain. [Tw

In the Committee of Safety for the Colony of New-York, during the recess of the Provincial Congress, July 13th, 1775. Whereas information hath been given to this Committee, [Of wanton destruction of property, that guilty persons be punished as t

In the House of Representatives. January 17, 1776. Resolved, that the committees or selectmen of the several towns in this Colony, send a just and true account of all the powder, lead and flints, by them delivered by order of the Congress of the

United States Lottery. No. [blank] class the first : This ticket entiles [sic] the bearer to receive such prize as may be drawn against its number, according to a resolution of Congress, passed at Philadelphia, November 18, 1776.

In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army

In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes and proceedings of the Honorable Continental Congress respecting the regiment now raising in this Colony to join the Continental army in Canada, make it necessary that some alt

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present government of this Colony by Congress and committees, was instituted while the former government under the crown of Great-Britain existed in full force ... and was intended to e

Continental Congress, July 1776, Suggestions on Tenure of Delegates

Edmund Pendleton to Virginia Delegates in the Continental Congress, July 13, 1776, Private Addenda to Letter of Same Date; Pennsylvania-Virginia Boundary Dispute; Indian Lands

Virginia Delegates in Continental Congress to Virginia Convention, April 18, 1776, Appointment of Surgeons; Canadian Campaign; Notation on Coin Production

In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they

In the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, King, &c. 1776. An act for the carrying into execution a resolve of the American Congress, for ascertaining the number of inhabitants in this Colony. [Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1

The following are recommended as proper persons to represent the City and County of New York, in Provincial Congress. The election will commence on Tuesday next, being the 16th of April, 1776 [John Jay and twenty others] [New York, 1776.].

In Provincial Congress, New-York, March 4th, 1776. Sir. This accompanies the resolves of Congress, requesting you to hold your regiment in readiness to march at a moment's warning .... [Followed by] In Provincial Congress. New York, March 4th, 1

In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated applications have been made by the honorable Congress to this Court to procure a sum of hard money, to be forthwith sent into Canada, for the support of our army in that quarter, a

New York, April 16, 1776. The Mechanics in union and their associates, beg leave to offer the under mentioned gentlemen to the public, as fit men to represent the city and county of New-York, in the next Provincial Congress; the electors reservi

In convention of the representatives of the state of New York. To [blank] Greeting. Whereas this Convention, in pursuance of the resolves of the Continental Congress, did on the 9th day of June last, direct and order the raising and embodying,

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army; Incomplete

One sixth of a dollar according to a resolution of Congress passed at Philadelphia, February 17, 1776

Committee-chamber, New-York, April 9, 1776. Whereas the late Provincial Congress of the colony of New-York, by their resolve of the twelfth of March last, did order a new election of deputies to represent this province in Provincial Congress, fo

Wednesday - Philadelphia, in Congress, July 19, 1776. Resolved...

The following are recommended as proper persons to represent the City and County of New-York, in Provincial Congress. The election will commence on Tuesday next, being the 16th of April 1776. [Col. M'Dougall and twenty others] To the inhabitants

Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1776. This morning Congress received the following letter from General Washington. Head-Quarters, Nowtown, 27th Dec. 1776. Sir I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed ag

In Congress, January 30, 1776. Resolved, that it be recommended to the several assemblies in New-England, to assist the General in procuring arms; and the thanks of the Congress given to such of them as have already done so. Extract from the min

Journals of Congress : Wednesday, August 14, 1776.

Committee-Chamber. New York, April 13, 1776 The following persons of this City and County, are recommended by the General Committee of the same, as persons worthy to serve in the ensuing Provincial Congress. By order of the Committee. Garret Abe

In Congress. April 14, 1777. Resolved, That from and after the publication hereof ... [Changes in rules and articles for the better government of the troops.] John Hancock, President. Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, 1777.].

An abstract from resolves containing the encouragement offered by the Continental congress, and by the State of Massachusetts-Bay, to such as shall inlist into the Continental army ... In Council. Jan. 28, 1777. Read and concurr'd John Avery, De

The hon. John Hancock, Esq. - president of the honourable the Continental Congress

Continental Congress Broadside, 1777 : [April 14-15 resolves on Committee of Conference meeting with Pennsylvania officials]

A Map of the lands ceded by the Cherokee Indians to the State of South-Carolina at a congress held in May, A.D. 1777; containing about 1,697,700 acres.

Continental Congress, November 28, 1777, List of Expenses; Budget

Continental Congress Broadside, 1777 : [Resolve of February 15, endorsing New England Conference Report]

In Congress, February 27, 1778. Resolved that a company of bakers be raised to bake bread for the army, the company to consist of one director ... three sub-directors ... twelve foremen ... sixty bakers ...That the company be inlisted for one ye

Arthur Lee to Continental Congress Secret Committee, April 2, 1778, Expense Account as Commissioner to the Court of France

William Lee to Continental Congress Secret Committee, September 12, 1778, Commercial Treaties with Holland and France; Extract

By the State of Maryland. A declaration Whereas the General Assembly of Maryland hath heretofore resolved "That the Delegates of this State should be instructed, to remonstrate to the Congress, that this state esteem it essentially necessary for

Continental Congress, September 24, 1779, Memorandum on Gold Medal for Henry Lee for Leadership at Powles Hook

In Congress, June 29, 1779. As Congress are bound by every motive of policy and of public & private justice to maintain the credit of the paper money emitted by their authority on the faith of the United States [Resolutions to borrow twenty mill

Taxation royal tyranny, or The errors of the American Congress demonstrated by a geometrical axiom. Suppose the congress emitted two years ago thirteen millions, but now the emissions amount to one hundred and eighty millions of congress paper d

John Magnall to Congress, July 16, 1780

State of New-Hampshire. In Committee of Safety, Exeter. April 14th, 1789. Whereas the Honorable Continental Congress have recommended that Wednesday the twenty-sixth instant be observed as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer throughout the

Samuel Adams, esqr. One of the delegates from the province of Massachusetts-Bay to the general continental congress of North America.

Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. - envoy from the American Congress to the French Court

United States Congress, September 1, 1781, Printed Table of Currency Scale, Paper Money to Silver

B. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S. - ambassador from the Congress of America to the Court of France / J. Norman sc.

Thomas Jefferson to Virginia Delegates in the United States Congress, April 6, 1781, Extract

His excy. John Hancock, Esqr., late president of the American congress / J. Norman sculp.

Virginia House of Delegates, November 30, 1781, Resolution Appointing Thomas Jefferson to Replace John Blair as Virginia Delegate to Congress

Thomas Jefferson to Virginia Delegates in the Continental Congress, February 22, 1781

Proclamation. The goodness of the supreme Being to all his rational creatures, demands their acknowledgements of gratitude and love ... The United States in Congress assembled, therefore, taking into consideration our present situation, our mult