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Thomson, Charles Congressional resolve to appoint committee to compile list of hostilities

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00505.02 Author/Creator: Thomson, Charles Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Autograph document signed Date: 18 October 1775 Pagination: 1 p. 16 x 16 cm

Summary of Content: Appointed John Adams, Silas Deane and George Wythe to the committee.

Background Information: Notes: The responses received to this document's request for a list of British hostilities may have been the source for that list in the Declaration of Independence.

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826
Wythe, George, 1726-1806
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Thomson, Charles

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PresidentDeclaration of IndependenceCongressContinental CongressRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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