Book/Printed Material In Congress. The delegates of the United States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, to all unto whom these presents shall come, send greeting

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In Congress. The delegates of the United States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, to all unto whom these presents shall come, send greeting : know ye, that we have granted, and by these presents do grant, licence and authority to [blank] mariner, commander of the [blank] ... to fit out and set forth the said [blank] in a warlike manner, and by and with the said [blank] and the crew thereof ... to attack, subdue and take all ships and other vessels whatsoever carrying soldiers, arms ... or any other contraband goods to any of the British armies or ships of war employed against these United States ...
Contributor Names
United States. Continental Congress.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Philadelphia? : s.n., 1777?]
Subject Headings
-  Privateering--United States
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Prizes, etc
Notes
-  Signed: Dated at [blank] By order of the Congress, [blank] president. Attest [blank].
-  ESTC W36678
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy signed in ms. by Henry Laurens, president, and attested by Charles Thomson, secretary.
-  LAC tnb 2021-09-22 update (3 cards)
-  Scanned card stamped as no. 1705-1707. LAC tnb 2021-09-22
Medium
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 22 x 34 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 36
Library of Congress Control Number
90898035
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https://lccn.loc.gov/90898035
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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress. The delegates of the United States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, to all unto whom these presents shall come, send greeting: know ye, that we have granted, and by these presents do grant, licence and authority to blank mariner, commander of the blank... to fit out and set forth the said blank in a warlike manner, and by and with the said blank and the crew thereof ... to attack, subdue and take all ships and other vessels whatsoever carrying soldiers, arms ... or any other contraband goods to any of the British armies or ships of war employed against these United States. [Philadelphia?: s.n., ?, 1777] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898035/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1777) In Congress. The delegates of the United States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, to all unto whom these presents shall come, send greeting: know ye, that we have granted, and by these presents do grant, licence and authority to blank mariner, commander of the blank... to fit out and set forth the said blank in a warlike manner, and by and with the said blank and the crew thereof ... to attack, subdue and take all ships and other vessels whatsoever carrying soldiers, arms ... or any other contraband goods to any of the British armies or ships of war employed against these United States. [Philadelphia?: s.n., ?] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898035/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress. The delegates of the United States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, to all unto whom these presents shall come, send greeting: know ye, that we have granted, and by these presents do grant, licence and authority to blank mariner, commander of the blank... to fit out and set forth the said blank in a warlike manner, and by and with the said blank and the crew thereof ... to attack, subdue and take all ships and other vessels whatsoever carrying soldiers, arms ... or any other contraband goods to any of the British armies or ships of war employed against these United States. [Philadelphia?: s.n., ?, 1777] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898035/>.

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