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Thomson, Charles (1729-1824) Resolution of Congress dealing with the British occupation of N.Y.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05571 Author/Creator: Thomson, Charles (1729-1824) Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1775/05/15 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:

People: Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Congress, Continental Congress, Military History, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Government and Civics, Law

Sub Era: The War for Independence