Book/Printed Material Image 1 of In Congress. May 12, 1777 : Resolved, that all post-masters, post-riders, and persons immediately concerned in conducting the business of the Post Office ought to be exempted from all military duties : and that it be recommended to the legislatures of the different states, to exempt such persons accordingly.

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Title
In Congress. May 12, 1777 : Resolved, that all post-masters, post-riders, and persons immediately concerned in conducting the business of the Post Office ought to be exempted from all military duties : and that it be recommended to the legislatures of the different states, to exempt such persons accordingly.
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
-  Postal service--United States--Employees
-  United States--Armed forces--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--Revolution, 1775-1783
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Genre
Broadsides--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1777
Broadsheet format (Printing)--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1777
Notes
-  Signed: Extract from the minutes. Cha. Thomson, secry.
-  Imprint supplied from Evans.
-  Evans 15669
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 18 x 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 31
Digital Id
bdsdcc 03101 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/bdsdcc.03101
Library of Congress Control Number
90898031
Language
Online Format
image
online text
Description
Signed: Extract from the minutes. Cha. Thomson, secry. Imprint supplied from Evans. Evans 15669 ESTC W13986 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/90898031
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United States Continental Congress, Charles Thomson, John Dunlap, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress.: Resolved, that all post-masters, post-riders, and persons immediately concerned in conducting the business of the Post Office ought to be exempted from all military duties: and that it be recommended to the legislatures of the different states, to exempt such persons accordingly. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, 1777] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898031/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Thomson, C., Dunlap, J. & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1777) In Congress.: Resolved, that all post-masters, post-riders, and persons immediately concerned in conducting the business of the Post Office ought to be exempted from all military duties: and that it be recommended to the legislatures of the different states, to exempt such persons accordingly. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898031/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, et al. In Congress.: Resolved, that all post-masters, post-riders, and persons immediately concerned in conducting the business of the Post Office ought to be exempted from all military duties: and that it be recommended to the legislatures of the different states, to exempt such persons accordingly. [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, 1777] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898031/>.