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New York. Legislature In Provincial Congress [calling for election of revolutionary government]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02442 Author/Creator: New York. Legislature Place Written: [New York] Type: Broadside Date: 1776 Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Possibly printed by John Holt. Evans 14934.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarGovernment and CivicsFreedom and IndependenceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyElectionPolitics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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