Book/Printed Material In Congress, Wednesday, April 3, 1776 : Instructions to the commanders of private ships or vessels of war, which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal, authorising them to make captures of British vessels and cargoes.

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Title
In Congress, Wednesday, April 3, 1776 : Instructions to the commanders of private ships or vessels of war, which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal, authorising them to make captures of British vessels and cargoes.
Contributor Names
United States. Continental Congress.
Hancock, John, 1737-1793.
Dunlap, John, 1747-1812, printer.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Philadelphia : Printed by John Dunlap, 1776]
Subject Headings
-  Privateering--United States
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Prizes, etc
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Genre
Broadsides--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1776
Broadsheet format (Printing)--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1776
Notes
-  Signed: By order of Congress. John Hancock, president.
-  Imprint from Evans.
-  The third and fourth lines end: vessels, them. In other editions the third and fourth lines end: war, make; shall, vessels.
-  Evans 15137
-  Source: Transfer from Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 34 x 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 9
Digital Id
bdsdcc 00901 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/bdsdcc.00901
Library of Congress Control Number
90898006
Online Format
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Description
Signed: By order of Congress. John Hancock, president. Imprint from Evans. The third and fourth lines end: vessels, them. In other editions the third and fourth lines end: war, make; shall, vessels. Evans 15137 ESTC W18349 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Transfer; Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/90898006
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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, John Hancock, John Dunlap, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress, Wednesday, April 3,: Instructions to the commanders of private ships or vessels of war, which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal, authorising them to make captures of British vessels and cargoes. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, 1776] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898006/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Hancock, J., Dunlap, J. & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1776) In Congress, Wednesday, April 3,: Instructions to the commanders of private ships or vessels of war, which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal, authorising them to make captures of British vessels and cargoes. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898006/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, et al. In Congress, Wednesday, April 3,: Instructions to the commanders of private ships or vessels of war, which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal, authorising them to make captures of British vessels and cargoes. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, 1776] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898006/>.