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U.S. Continental Congress Journals of Congress from Monday, August 9th to August 14th 1779

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00356 Author/Creator: U.S. Continental Congress Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Pamphlet Date: August 1779 Pagination: 9 p. 21 x 14 cm

Summary of Content: p. 9 misnumbered "10." Stab-stitched as issued.

Background Information:


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: CongressLawRevolutionary WarGovernment and CivicsContinental Congress

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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