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Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R385 Discovery Miles 3 850
Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 (Volume 2) (Paperback): United States Continental Congress
Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 (Volume 2) (Paperback): United States Continental Congress

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Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 (Volume 2) (Paperback)

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Upon motion, Resolved, That the thanks of the Congress be given to the rev. Mr. Duche," for performing divine service, agreeable to the desire of the Congress, and for his excellent prayer so well adapted to the present occasion. Ordered, That Mr. [Richard] Bland, Mr. [Thomas] Willing, and Mr. [John] Sullivan, be a committee to wait upon Mr. Duche," and return the thanks of the Congress, agreeable to the above resolution. Cireular lctter from the Agents. Upon motion, Resolved, That the doors be kept shut, during the time of business, and that the members consider themselves under the strongest obligations of honor to keep the proceedings secret, until the majority shall direct them to be made public. A circular letter from the agents, William Bollan, Ben- - jamin Franklin, and Arthur Lee, Esq?, directed to the Speakers of several Assemblies, dated 5 Feb?, 1775, with sundry papers therein referred to, was laid before the Congress and read; the letter is as follows: [here insert it] " London, February 5,1775. Sir, Our last letter informed you, that the king had declared his intentions of laying the petition before his two houses of parliament. It has accordingly been laid before each house, but undistinguished among a variety of letters and other papers from America. A motion made by lord Chatham, to withdraw the troops from Boston, as the first step towards a conciliating plan, was rejected; and the ministry have declared in both houses the determination to inforce obedience to all the late laws. For this purpose, we understand, that three regiments of foot, one of dragoons, seven hundred marines, six sloops of war, and two frigates, are now under orders for America. We think it proper to inform you, that your cause was well defended by a cons...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: United States Continental Congress
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 86
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-85735-2
Barcode: 9780217857352
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-85735-3

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