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Book/Printed Material By the United States in Congress assembled. August 17, 1785

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Title

  • By the United States in Congress assembled. August 17, 1785 : On the report of a committee, to whom was referred a motion of Mr. Pinckney : whereas many states in the union continue to be underrepresented in Congress ...

Names

  • United States. Continental Congress.
  • Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [New York : s.n., 1785]

Headings

  • -  United States.--Continental Congress--Powers and duties
  • -  United States--Politics and government--1783-1789

Notes

  • -  Includes an order to transmit this and two previous resolves to the state legislatures.
  • -  Title taken from caption title and opening lines of text.
  • -  Imprint from Evans. Ascribed to the press of John Dunlap in the Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 29, p. 926 (#491), an attributyion later rejected. Cf. v. 33, p. 753.
  • -  Evans 19286
  • -  Journals of the Continental Congress, 491
  • -  ESTC W23900
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy signed in ms.: Chas. Thomson, secy.
  • -  Scanned card stamped as no. 2536. LAC sba 2021-04-21.
  • -  LAC sba 2021-04-21 no edits (1 card)

Medium

  • [4] p. (p. [2-4] blank) ; 34 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Cont Cong no. 147

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898227

Online Format

  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. By the United States in Congress assembled.: On the report of a committee, to whom was referred a motion of Mr. Pinckney: whereas many states in the union continue to be underrepresented in Congress. [New York: s.n, 1785] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898227/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1785) By the United States in Congress assembled.: On the report of a committee, to whom was referred a motion of Mr. Pinckney: whereas many states in the union continue to be underrepresented in Congress. [New York: s.n] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898227/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. By the United States in Congress assembled.: On the report of a committee, to whom was referred a motion of Mr. Pinckney: whereas many states in the union continue to be underrepresented in Congress. [New York: s.n, 1785] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898227/>.