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Articles of Confederation Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union between the States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delware, MAryland, Virginia, North Carolina, ...

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00268 Author/Creator: Articles of Confederation Place Written: Boston Type: Pamphlets Date: 1777 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Full title, Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union between the States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delware, MAryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. John Gill printing based upon the Lancaster, Penn. printing, by order of the Massachusetts General Assembly. Folio, stab-stitched as issued. Including 4 page printed notice to Massachusetts residents concerning bills of credit. Evans 15623.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Articles of Confederation, Government and Civics, Finance, Economics

Sub Era: The War for Independence