Book/Printed Material An address of the Congress to the inhabitants of the United States of America

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Title
An address of the Congress to the inhabitants of the United States of America : Friends and countrymen, three years have now passed away since the commencement of the present war. ...
Contributor Names
United States. Continental Congress.
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792.
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
Carter, John, 1745-1814, printer.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Providence : Printed by John Carter, [1778]
Subject Headings
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
-  United States--Rhode Island--Providence
Genre
Broadsides--Rhode Island--Providence--1778
Addresses--United States--1778
Broadsheet format (Printing)--Rhode Island--Providence--1778
Notes
-  "In Congress, May 9, 1778. Resolved, that it be recommended to ministers of the Gospel, of all denominations, to read, or cause to be read, immediately after divine service, the above address to the inhabitants of the United States of America, in their respective churches and chapels, and other places of religious worship. Published by order of Congress, Charles Thomson, secretary."
-  Signed: By order of Congress, Henry Laurens, president.
-  Text in three columns.
-  Evans 16103
-  Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 757
-  ESTC W15159
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Transfer; Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (DLC #37553, 1903).
-  LC copy imperfect: colophon trimmed away from bottom of sheet. Imprint supplied from Evans. Annotated on verso: An Address of Congress to the United States of America May 9th 1778.
-  Scanned card stamped as no.1860. LAC sba 2020-10-28.
-  LAC sba 2020-10-28 no edits (1 card)
Medium
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 35 x 27 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 48
Library of Congress Control Number
90898049
Online Format
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https://lccn.loc.gov/90898049
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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Henry Laurens, Charles Thomson, John Carter, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. An address of the Congress to the inhabitants of the United States of America: Friends and countrymen, three years have now passed away since the commencement of the present war. [Providence: Printed by John Carter, 1778] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898049/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Laurens, H., Thomson, C., Carter, J. & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1778) An address of the Congress to the inhabitants of the United States of America: Friends and countrymen, three years have now passed away since the commencement of the present war. [Providence: Printed by John Carter] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898049/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, et al. An address of the Congress to the inhabitants of the United States of America: Friends and countrymen, three years have now passed away since the commencement of the present war. [Providence: Printed by John Carter, 1778] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898049/>.

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