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There Shall be a firm, inviolable, and universal Peace, and a true and Sincere Friendship between...
Whereas since the Accession of the present King, Parliament has claimed a Power of Right to bind...
There shall be a firm inviolable and universal peace and a true and sincere friendship between...
The Delegates from the Several Provinces in North America, now assembled in Congress, beg Leave...
The Committee appointed to enquire, what Powder has been Sent to the Army in the Northern...
Having here observed a diligent attention to the sick and wounded, and a benevolent desire to...
Resolved , That it be recommended to the several Assemblies, Conventions, Councils or Committees...
You are, with all convenient despatch, to repair to Canada, and make known to the people of that...
Whereas his Britannic Majesty, in conjunction with the lords and commons of Great Britain, has,...
The Committee appointed to consider what Harbours are proper to be fortified, have attended that...
The Committee to whom was referred the Letter from Eseck Hopkins Commodore of the Continental...
15 August. The congress resolved that James Livingston be commissioned as colonel and ordered to...
Resolved , That a letter be sent by Express to Genl Washington, to inform him, that they Congress...
There shall be a firm, inviolable, and universal peace, and a true and sincere friendship between...
159 August., 9 August 1776 (Adams Papers)
9 August. The congress resolved that the Secret Committee supply the Delaware battalion with...
27 August. The congress resolved that the expense of clothing the soldiers for the Continental...
Resolved That the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, and the Town of Boston are now nobly...
Whereas, since the close of the last war, the British parliament claiming a power of right to...
Resolved , That the gentlemen who are appointed to go into Canada, be desired to enquire into the...
It gives me the most sensible Pleasure to convey to you, by Order of Congress, the only Tribute,...
3 November 1775. Dft not found. printed : JCC Worthington C. Ford and others, eds., Journals of...
13. Resolved that the Commissioners in Canada and General Schuyler be informed that We cannot...
Whereas it is probable, that among the Officers of the foreign Troops, now in the Service of the...
The Committee to whom were referred, the Letter from William Palfrey Esqr. Paymaster General,...
17 August. The congress resolved that Gustavus Risberg be appointed an assistant to Clement...
22 August. On this date the Board presented a report that was tabled, with no indication given of...
13 August. The congress resolved that General Washington supply it with a copy of Massachusetts...
21 August. The congress resolved that the cannon committee let a contract for casting in brass or...
297 August., 7 August 1776 (Adams Papers)
7 August. The congress ordered payment of $222 to three Canadians, Messrs. Giasson, Hertel, and...
10 August. The congress resolved that the officers recommended by the Board be issued...
The continental congress having been pleased to appoint us a committe for collecting an account...
14 August. See the Board of War report for 13 August printed below.
Whereas it has been thought necessary by the American Congress that the armies of the United...
MS ( NA : PCC , No. 25, I, 411–16). According to the endorsement and the printed journal, this...
Whereas the Convention assembled at Philadelphia in the Commonwealth of Pensylvania did on the...
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776. THE UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF THE THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ,...
I n C ongress T he delegates of the United Colonies of New-hampshire, Massachusetts bay,...
The United States in Congress Assembled, To all persons to whom these presents shall come...
A Declaration by the Reprensentatives of the United Colonies of North-America, now met in...
Philadelphia, December 15, 1780. On this date John Mathews nominated Hamilton Minister to Russia....
We his Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Delegates of the several Colonies of New...
When in the Course of human Events it becomes necessary for a People to advance from that...
[ Philadelphia, June 6, 1783. Under this date the Register of Reports of Committees sent to...
In Congress This Congress having appointed you to be General & Commander in chief of the army of...
Resolved That every member of this Congress considers himself under the ties of virtue, honor and...
Copies: Massachusetts Historical Society, National Archives; press copy of copy: American...
Congress having been made sensible that Major Genl. Baron de Steuben when he left Europe to enter...
Printed text ( JCC Worthington Chauncey Ford et al ., eds., Journals of the Continental Congress,...
CONGRESS resumed the consideration of the report of a committee on a plan for a temporary...
Printed text ( Journals of the Continental Congress , XIX, 2). That so much of the letter from...