Adams Papers

[Fryday Feb. 16. 1776.]

[Fryday Feb. 16. 1776.]

Fryday Feb. 16. 1776. Agreable to the order of the day, the Congress resolved itself into a Committee of the whole, to take into consideration the Propriety of Opening the Ports &c. After some time spent Mr. Ward reported, that not having come to a conclusion, The Committee asked leave to sit again. Granted.1

1See Diary entry (Notes of Debates), 16 Feb. 1776.

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