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Title: Letter from Rev. Messrs. Duffield and Marshall, praying that the Clergy may be exempted from the burthen of civil officers, read, A petition praying for an addition to the article confirming the incorporations for promoting religious and charitable purposes, read, Letter read from President of Congress respecting raising additional Battalions, Committee appointed to prepare the draft of a preamble to the Declaration of Rights and Frame of Government, and of the oaths and allegiance of office, Committee appointed to consider the letter received from Congress, An essay for a preamble to the Declaration of Rights and Frame of Government, reported, An essay for the Oaths and Affirmations of allegiance and of office, reported,.
Citation: American Archives Series 5, Volume 2, Page 0048
Type: Proceedings; Proceedings: resolution
Themes: Key people, events, and institutions: Continental Army; Key people, events, and institutions: meetings, provincial conventions and assemblies; Mobilizing the populace: oaths, confessions, trials, clearing, censuring; Military action: logistics, provisioning, and recruitment; Social reality: government organization; Social reality: religion and fast days
Date Presented: 1776-09-25
Date Composed: 1776-9-25
Where Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, North America
Document ID: S5-V2-P01-sp01-D0096
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