Book/Printed Material In Congress, April 14, 1777 : Whereas the state of Pennsylvania is threatened with an immediate invasion, and, from the adjournment of the legislative and executive authorities of the commonwealth, it is impracticable to carry into immediate execution many measures of the utmost importance ... Resolved, that it is the indispensible duty of Congress to watch over all matters ...

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In Congress, April 14, 1777 : Whereas the state of Pennsylvania is threatened with an immediate invasion, and, from the adjournment of the legislative and executive authorities of the commonwealth, it is impracticable to carry into immediate execution many measures of the utmost importance ... Resolved, that it is the indispensible duty of Congress to watch over all matters ...
Contributor Names
United States. Continental Congress.
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
Dunlap, John, 1747-1812, printer.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Philadelphia] : Printed by John Dunlap, [1777]
Subject Headings
-  Pennsylvania--Politics and government--1775-1783
-  Pennsylvania--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Genre
Broadsides--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1777
Broadsheet format (Printing)--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1777
Notes
-  Signed: Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary.
-  Place and date of publication from Evans.
-  Followed by: In Congress, April 15 : The committee appointed by Congress on the 14th day of April, to confer with the president and members of the Supreme Executive Council of the Common-wealth of Pennsylvania ...
-  Evans 15667
-  Journals of the Continental Congress, 165
-  LC copy annotated on verso: The report of committee of Congress, April 15, 1777.
-  Source: Transfer from Manuscript Department, Library of Congress (DLC #37552, 1903).
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Formerly LCCN tes52-808. qr03 09-06-90
Medium
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 31 x 21 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 28
Digital Id
bdsdcc 02801 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/bdsdcc.02801
Library of Congress Control Number
90898113
Language
English
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Description
Signed: Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary. Place and date of publication from Evans. Followed by: In Congress, April 15 : The committee appointed by Congress on the 14th day of April, to confer with the president and members of the Supreme Executive Council of the Common-wealth of Pennsylvania ... Evans 15667 Journals of the Continental Congress, 165 ESTC W13985 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Transfer; Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (DLC #37552, 1903). LC copy annotated on verso: The report of committee of Congress, April 15, 1777. Formerly LCCN tes52-808. qr03 09-06-90
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United States Continental Congress, Charles Thomson, John Dunlap, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress,: Whereas the state of Pennsylvania is threatened with an immediate invasion, and, from the adjournment of the legislative and executive authorities of the commonwealth, it is impracticable to carry into immediate execution many measures of the utmost importance ... Resolved, that it is the indispensible duty of Congress to watch over all matters. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, 1777] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898113/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Thomson, C., Dunlap, J. & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1777) In Congress,: Whereas the state of Pennsylvania is threatened with an immediate invasion, and, from the adjournment of the legislative and executive authorities of the commonwealth, it is impracticable to carry into immediate execution many measures of the utmost importance ... Resolved, that it is the indispensible duty of Congress to watch over all matters. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898113/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, et al. In Congress,: Whereas the state of Pennsylvania is threatened with an immediate invasion, and, from the adjournment of the legislative and executive authorities of the commonwealth, it is impracticable to carry into immediate execution many measures of the utmost importance ... Resolved, that it is the indispensible duty of Congress to watch over all matters. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, 1777] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898113/>.