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A letter to the inhabitants of the province of Quebec. [microform] : Extract from the minutes of the Congress.
United States. Continental Congress.
imprint
Philadelphia: : Printed by William and Thomas Bradford,, October, 1774.
description
p. [2], 37-50 ; 21 cm. (8vo)
format(s)
Microform
Holdings
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imprint
Philadelphia: : Printed by William and Thomas Bradford,, October, 1774.
restrictions
Digital version licensed for access by U. of T. users.
citation/reference
Bristol B3889
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 3046
Shipton & Mooney 42732
general note
"Cushing, Lee and Dickinson were appointed, October 21, a committee to prepare this letter, the draft of which, both by common acceptance and by the statement in Dickinson's 'Writings' (published in 1801, under his supervision), is referred to Dickinson's pen; yet John Adams (Diary in 'Works,' II, 392), on October 4 writes, 'General Lee came to my lodgings, and showed me address from the C. to the people of Canada, which he had'--or, eleven days before Dickinson was elected to the Congress, and eighteen days before the committee was appointed."--Ford, P.L. Some materials for a bibl. of the ... Continental Congress, Boston, 1890, no. 7.
Originally intended to be part of: United States. Continental Congress. Extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American Continental Congress. Philadelphia, 1774 (Evans 13726).
catalogue key
5589616
 
Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42732).

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