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United States. Continental Congress. Petition from the General Congress... to the King [American grievances]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01671 Author/Creator: United States. Continental Congress. Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Broadside Date: 1774/10/26 Pagination: 1 sheet 45 x 27 cm Order a Copy

The last action of the first Continental Congress. Entitled "A Genuine Copy / of the / Peititon from the General Congress in America to the King. Published by Order of the Congress, at Philadelphia Oct. 26, 1774." 2 columns. No imprint: Philadelphia, or English.

George III, King of the United Kingdom, 1738-1820

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