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Continental Congress (1774) Extracts from votes and proceedings of Continental Congress

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02668 Author/Creator: Continental Congress (1774) Place Written: Boston Type: Broadside Date: 1774/10/20 Pagination: 1 sheet + docket 39.3 x 24.7 cm

Summary of Content: Full title: "The following extracts from the votes and prceedings of the American Continental Congress, we are induced to publish early purely to ease the impatience of our readers. Association & C." Printed by T[homas] R. J. Fleet.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Continental CongressCongressGovernment and CivicsRevolutionary WarLaw

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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