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King's Speech to Both Houses. [1775-10-26] George III, King of Great Britain. [S4-V6-p0001] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the City of London, Presented by Lord Camden, Petition of the Province of Nova-Scotia, Presented by the Lord Chancellor. [1775-10-26] House of Lords, Parliament of Great Britain; Pratt, Charles, Lord Camden; Bathurst, Henry, Earl Bathurst, Lord Apsley, Lord High Chancellor. [S4-V6-p0003] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the King Moved by Lord Townshend, Amendment Proposed by the Marquis of Rockingham, Debate, Amendment Rejected, Motion for Addressed Agreed To. [1775-10-26] House of Lords, Parliament of Great Britain; Bathurst, Henry, Earl Bathurst, Lord Apsley, Lord High Chancellor; Ward, John, Viscount Dudley; Fitzroy, Augustus Henry, Duke of Grafton; Montague, John, Earl of Sandwich; Lyttleton, Thomas, Lord; Hinchcliffe, John, Bishop of Peterborough; Howard, Thomas, Earl of Effingham; Legge, William, Earl of Dartmouth; Montague, George, Duke of Manchester; Lennox, Charles, Duke of Richmond; Leveson Gower, Granville, Earl Gower; Petty, William, Earl of Shelburne, Lord Wycombe; Townshend, Thomas; Ferrars, Lord; Crave, Lord, Grosvenor, Earl; Rochford, Earl, Coventry, Earl; Rockingham, Marquis of. [S4-V6-p0003] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0014] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to prepare an Address, Address reported, Address agreed to, and ordered to be presented to the King. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0016] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The King's Answer to the Address. [1775-10-30] . [S4-V6-p0017] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the King moved by Mr. Acland, Seconded by Governour Lyttleton, Amendment proposed by Lord John Cavendish, Debate -- Sir James Lowther, Mr. Wilkes, Sir Adam Ferguson, Governour Johnstone, Mr. Rice, Lord Stanley, Mr. Temple Luttrell, General Conway, Lord George Germaine, Captain James Luttrell, Colonel Barré,, Lord Barrington, Mr. Wedderburn, Mr. Burke, Mr. Fox, Lord North, Mr. Dunning, Amendment rejected, List of the Minority, (Note) Motion for Address agreed to, Committee to prepare an Address, The King's Speech referred to the Committee. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0018] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address reported. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0046] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Hartley, Mr. Fielde, Sir M. W. Ridley, Lord North, Amendment proposed by Mr. Powys, Debate -- Mr. Cornwall, Mr. Charles Fox, Mr. Henry Dundas, Governour Johnstone, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. Charles Mellish, Dunning, Mr. James Grenville, Mr. William Adam, Lord North, Colonel Barré,, Sir George Savile, Mr. Serjeant Adair, Sir Gilbert Elliot, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Dempster, Amendment moved by Sir George Yonge, Rejected, Address agreed. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0048] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hanoverian Troops. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0048] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Oct 28. [1775-10-28] . [S4-V6-p0060] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The King's Answer to the Address. [1775-10-30] . [S4-V6-p0060] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address, Petition, and Memorial, of the Assembly of Nova-Scotia, To be considered on the 6th of November. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0061] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address, Petition, and Memorial, of the Assembly of Nova-Scotia, To be considered on the 6th of November. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0062] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Referred to a Committee of the Whole House. [1775-11-06] . [S4-V6-p0064] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Considered in Committee of the Whole, Lord North's motion, to accept the propositions offered by Nova-Scotia, Agreed to. [1775-11-15] . [S4-V6-p0064] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Further considered in Committee of the Whole, Agent of the Colony ordered to attend the Committee, Statements of the Revenue Establishment, etc., of Nova-Scotia, ordered. [1775-11-20] . [S4-V6-p0065] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Further proceedings in Committee of the Whole. [1775-11-23] . [S4-V6-p0065] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions reported by the Committee of the Whole, Amendments proposed and rejected, Debate -- Lord North, Sir George Yonge, Mr. Feilde, Governour Pownall, Sir George Yonge, Mr. Burke, Mr. Fox, Sir Grey Cooper, Mr. Anthony Bacon, Mr. Burke, Resolutions agreed to and Bill ordered. [1775-11-29] . [S4-V6-p0066] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, of the City of London. [1775-10-26] . [S4-V6-p0069] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Merchants and Traders of the Town of Poole. [1775-11-02] . [S4-V6-p0070] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Merchants of Dartmouth. [1775-11-02] . [S4-V6-p0070] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Merchants trading to the West-Indies. [1775-11-03] . [S4-V6-p0070] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Gentlemen, Clergy, Clothiers, Manufacturers, and others, inhabitants of Westbury, Warminster, and Trowbridge, in the County of Wilts. [1775-11-16] . [S4-V6-p0071] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Nov. 17. [1775-11-17] . [S4-V6-p0072] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Merchants and Traders of Chester, trading to Newfoundland. [1775-11-22] . [S4-V6-p0072] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Merchants of London, concerned in the Fisheries of Newfoundland, etc. [1775-11-22] . [S4-V6-p0072] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Nov. 24. [1775-11-24] . [S4-V6-p0073] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Merchants of Liverpool. [1775-12-05] . [S4-V6-p0073] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Merchants of Lancaster. [1775-12-05] . [S4-V6-p0074] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lancaster, Poole. [1775-12-05] . [S4-V6-p0074] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Planters of the Sugar Colonies residing in the Great Britain, and the Merchants of London trading to the Sugar Colonies. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0074] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Master, Wardens, and Commonalty, Feb.29, of the Society of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol. [1776-02-29] . [S4-V6-p0075] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From Merchants trading from the Port of Milford. [1776-02-29] . [S4-V6-p0075] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Feb 29. [1776-02-29] . [S4-V6-p0075] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

From the Proprietors of Plantations in the British West Indies, Merchants in Glasgow, and others. [1776-04-26] . [S4-V6-p0075] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings on the Petition, Instructions to Committee appointed to bring in a Bill, Instructions discharged. [1776-05-02] . [S4-V6-p0076] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 7. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0077] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bill "to enable his Majesty to call out and assemble the Militia in all cases of Rebellion, in any part of the Dominions belonging to the Crown of Great Britain ," ordered, Committee to prepare the Bill. [1775-10-27] . [S4-V6-p0077] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bill reported and read, Motion the bill be read. [1775-10-30] . [S4-V6-p0077] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Hartley, Mr. Charles Turner, Viscount Mountstuart, Mr. Dunning, Sir George Yonge, Mr. Rigby, Colonel Barré,, Mr. Acland, Mr. T. Townshend, Sir Thomas Egerton, Mr. Burke, Sir William Bagot, Captain Luttrell, Mr. Fox, Lord North, Bill read the second time. [1775-11-02] . [S4-V6-p0077] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Considered in Committee of the Whole, Motion made to amend the Preamble, Debate -- Mr. Sawbridge, Lord John Cavendish, Sir George Savile, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Serjeant Adair, Sir Grey Cooper, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. Dempster, Amendment rejected. [1775-11-15] . [S4-V6-p0086] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bill read the third time, Debate -- Mr. Fox, Mr. Acland, Lord North, Mr. Burke, Mr. Moysey, Bill passed. [1775-11-22] . [S4-V6-p0086] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Marsham's motion in the House of Commons for a Bill of Indemnity. [1775-10-31] . [S4-V6-p0087] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lord North's motion for leave to introduce the Bill. [1775-11-01] . [S4-V6-p0088] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

House of Commons. Nov. 1, Colonel Barré,'s motion for Returns of the Army in America, Debate -- Lord Barrington, Colonel Barré,, Mr. Welbore Ellis, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. Fox, Sir Gilbert Elliot, Mr. Burke, Lord North, Colonel Barré,, Motion rejected,. [1775-11-01] . [S4-V6-p0098] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Buller's motion for Navy Supplies, Debate -- Admiral Keppel, Captain Luttrell, Lord North, Sir J. G. Griffin, Motion agreed to. [1775-11-01] . [S4-V6-p0100] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Nov. 2. [1775-11-02] . [S4-V6-p0103] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lord Noth's motion for leave to introduce the Bill. [1775-11-01] . [S4-V6-p0104] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bill presented and read. [1775-11-03] . [S4-V6-p0104] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Nov. 22. [1775-11-22] . [S4-V6-p0104] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bill read the third time, Debate -- Mr. Marsham, Mr. Filmer Honeywood, Mr. Ambler, Mr. De Grey, Mr. Serjeant Adair, Mr. Moysey, Mr. Wedderburn, Sir Adam Ferguson, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. Burke, Lord North, The Bill passed. [1776-11-24] . [S4-V6-p0104] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Bill recevied from the Commons. [1775-11-27] . [S4-V6-p0106] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Nov. 28. [1775-11-28] . [S4-V6-p0106] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Nov. 29. [1775-11-29S] . [S4-V6-p0106] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Read the third time, Debate -- Marquis of Rockingham, Viscount Weymouth, Earl of Suffolk, Earl Gower, The Bill. Rejected. [1775-11-30] . [S4-V6-p0106] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Sir James Lowther, Governour Johnstone, Mr. Walter Stanhope, Lord Barrington, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. Serjeant Adair, Mr. Hans Stanley, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Wedderburn, Mr. Burke, Lord North, General Conway, Sir William Lemon, Motion rejected. [1775-11-03] . [S4-V6-p0107] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Journals of the House. [1698-03-18] . [S4-V6-p0109] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the Congress laid before the House. [1775-11-06] . [S4-V6-p0118] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Duke of Richmond's motion, that Mr. Penn be called in to authenticate it, Debate -- Earl of Sandwich, Duke of Richmond, Earl of Dartmouth, Lord Camden, Duke of Richmond, Lord Lyttleton, Duke of Richmond, Duke of Grafton, Earl Gower, Earl of Effingham, Duke of Richmond, Viscount Townshend, Earl of Shelburne, Motion rejected, Motion to postpone the consideration of the Petition, Debate -- Lord Lyttleton, Duke of Richmond, Earl Cower, Earl of Dartmouth, Lord Camden, Earl of Shelburne, Further consideration postponed till Friday. [1775-11-07] . [S4-V6-p0118] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

R. Penn ordered to attend the House on Friday. [1775-11-08] . [S4-V6-p0124] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Penn's examination by the House. [1775-11-10] . [S4-V6-p0124] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Duke of Richmond's motion, that the Petition affords ground of conciliation, Debate -- Earl of Dartmouth, Earl of Shelburne, Lord Lyttleton, Duke of Manchester, Earl of Effingham, Lord Cathcart, Earl of Sandwich, Earl of Shelburne, Earl of Sandwich, Motion rejected. [1775-11-10] . [S4-V6-p0128] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Temple Luttrell, Colonel Charles Wolseley, Mr. Rice, Motion rejected. [1775-11-07] . [S4-V6-p0139] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Supplies for the Army considered, Debate -- Lord Barrington, Colonel Barré,, Mr. Powys, Sir Robert Smyth, Lord North, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. William Inner, General Conway, Mr. Jenkinson, Lord John Cavendish, Lord Frederick Campbell, Mr. Dempster, Governour Johnstone, Mr. Burke, Sir John Wrottlesey, Resolutions for Supplies. [1775-11-08] . [S4-V6-p0142] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Duke of Grafton, Earl Gower, Earl of Dartmouth, Lord Camden, Lord Lyttleton, Viscount Dudley, Duke of Richmond, Earl of Dartmouth, Lord Viscount Dudley, Lord Camden, Lord Mansfield, Earl of Shelburne, Duke of Richmond, Duke of Grafton, Viscount Townshend, Motion rejected. [1775-11-15] . [S4-V6-p0158] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

An. Regis Duke of Grafton. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0158] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion for a Return of the Army in and about Boston, rejected. [1775-11-15] . [S4-V6-p0170] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion for a Return of the Plan for wintering the Troops in America, rejected. [1775-11-15] . [S4-V6-p0170] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion for a Return of the Artillery, Ordance, and Military Stores in America. [1775-11-15] . [S4-V6-p0170] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Burke, Wellbore Ellis, Sir George Savile, Sir Grey Cooper, Lord Ossury, Lord John Cavendish, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Governour Pownall, Lord George Germaine, Mr. Fox, Mr. Wedderburn, Lord North, Motion for leave to bring in the Bill rejected. [1775-11-16] . [S4-V6-p0170] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lord North's motion for leave to bring in a Bill to prohibit all Trade and Intercourse with the American Colonies during the present Rebellion, Debate -- Lord North, Mr. Fox, Sir George Hay, Lord Howe, Lord Frederick Campbell, General Conway, Mr. Attorney-General Thurlow, Mr. Burke, Governour Johnstone, Motion agreed to: Yeas 192, noes. [1775-11-20] . [S4-V6-p0186] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Bill presented, read, and ordered to be printed. [1775-11-27] . [S4-V6-p0191] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion made that the Bill be committed, Debate -- Lord North, Thomas Walpole, Mr. Cornwall, Mr. Dunning, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Fox, Mr. Attorney-General Thurlow, Mr. Burke, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. Jenkinson, Lord George Cavendish, Lord Stanley, Mr. Temple Luttrell, Mr. Bayley, Motion to commit the Bill carried: Yeas 207, noes 55, The Bill to be considered in Committee of the Whole, on Tuesday next: Yeas. [1775-12-05] . [S4-V6-p0192] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion that Committee divide the Bill into two Bills, Debate -- Lord Folkestone, Mr. Rice, Mr. Dempster, Mr. Byng, Sir George Yonge, Lord North, Motion rejected: Yeas 34, noes 76, Bill considered in Committee of the Whole, Debate -- Sir George Hay, Lord John Cavendish, Sir George Savile, Mr. Attorney-General Thurlow, Mr. Fox, Governour Lyttleton, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. Burke, Mr. St. Leger Douglass, Sir George Yonge, Captain Luttrell. [1775-12-05] . [S4-V6-p0198] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bill further considered in Committee of the Whole, Debate -- Mr. Burke, Mr. Fielde, Mr. Bayley, Dec. 6, Debate -- Lord North, Captain Luttrell, Mr. Bayley, Mr. Mackworth. [1775-12-6] . [S4-V6-p0203] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Bill, with Amendments, reported to the House, Counsel in support of the Petition of the Planters of the Sugar Colonies, residing in Great Britain, against the Bill, called in and heard, Motion to postpone the further consideration of the Bill till the 23d of January, rejected, Motion by Lord North, that the Amendments to the Bill made by the Committee, be now read a second time, Debate -- Mr. T. Townshend, Sir George Hay, Mr. Serjeant Adair, Sir Richard Sutton, Governour Johnstone, Mr. Fox, Lord North, Mr. Burke, Lord George Germaine, Motion agreed to: Yeas. 143, noes 38, Amendments of the Committee read and agreed to, Amendments proposed and rejected, (Note) Motion that Mr. James De Lancey attend the House, rejected, Amendments proposed. [1775-12-8] . [S4-V6-p0204] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion to except Georgia from the operation of the Bill, Debate -- Governour Johnstone, Mr. J. Johnstone, Lord North, Mr. Dempster, Mr. Pownall, Mr. Burke, Motion rejected, and Bill read the third time, Motion made that the Bill do pass, Debate -- Mr. Bayley, Mr. Dempster, Mr. Brett, The Bill passed: Yeas 112, noes 16. [1775-12-11] . [S4-V6-p0207] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Prohibitory Bill received from the Commons and read. [1775-12-12] . [S4-V6-p0211] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Read the second time, and moved to commit the Bill, Debate -- Duke of Manchester, Lord Lyttleton, Duke of Richmond, Lord Lyttleton, Duke of Richmond, Earl of Denbigh, Duke of Richmond, Earl of Sandwich, Earl of Shelburne, Earl of Sandwich, Earl of Shelburne, Viscount Weymouth, Lord Mansfield, Duke of Richmond, Motion to commit the Bill agreed to: Contents 78, non-contents 19. [1775-12-15] . [S4-V6-p0211] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest of the dissenting Lords. [1775-12-15] . [S4-V6-p0225] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion to postpone the consideration of the Bill to the first day of meeting after the Christmas recess, Debate -- Duke of Manchester, Marquis of Rockingham, Earl of Suffolk, Viscount Townshend, Earl of Shelburne, Viscount Townshend, Motion rejected without a division, The Bill considered in Committee and amended. [1775-12-18] . [S4-V6-p0228] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Amendments reported and agreed to by the House. [1775-12-19] . [S4-V6-p0230] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion made that the Bill, with the Amendments, pass, Debate -- Marquis of Rockingham, Viscount Weymouth, Earl of Sandwich, Earl of Shelburne, Lord Mansfield, The Bill passed without a division. [1775-12-20] . [S4-V6-p0230] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

House of Commons, Dec. 21, Bill and Amendments received from the Lords and considered, Debate -- Mr. Hartley, Sir Joseph Mawbey, Mr. Bayley, Governour Johnstone, Amendments of the Lords agreed to. [1775-12-21] House of Commons, Parliament of Great Britain; Johnstone, George, Governour; Mawbey, Joseph. [S4-V6-p0235] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The King's assent given to the Bill. [1775-12-22] . [S4-V6-p0237] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion by Mr. Fox, for an account of the Expenses of the Army in America, Debate -- Mr. Fox, Lord North, Mr. Jenkinson, Mr. T. Townshend, Mr. Hartley, Mr. Burke, Sir George Savile, Motion rejected without a division. [1775-11-22] . [S4-V6-p0237] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Alderman Oliver's motion for an Address to the King, to inform the House who were the advisers of certain measures against America, Debate -- Mr. Alderman Oliver, Mr. Sawbridge, Mr. Storer, Mr. Wilkes, Lord North, Mr. Temple Luttrell, Mr. Hayley Lord Folkestone, Mr. Thurlow, Mr. Charles Fox, Governour Johnstone, Mr. Rigby, Motion rejected: Yeas 10. [1775-11-27] . [S4-V6-p0237] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Hartley, Sir George Savile, Lord North, Mr. Burke, Lord John Cavendish, Mr. Sawbridge, Lord North, Governour Johnstone, Colonel Morris, Motion rejected: Yeas 21, noes 123, Other motions made by Mr. Hartley. [1775-12-7] . [S4-V6-p0248] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. T. Townshend. [1776-02-15] . [S4-V6-p0255] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Message to Irish. [1774-11-23] . [S4-V6-p0256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract. [1774-11-23] . [S4-V5-p0256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ireland. [1774-11-23] . [S4-V6-p0256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Speaker's. [1775-12-25] . [S4-V6-p0256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

message. [1775-12-25] . [S4-V6-p0257] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lord Clare, Mr. Conolly, Mr. Wellbore Ellis, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Powys, Viscount Middleton, Mr. Dunning, Lord North, Lord John Cavendish, Lord George Germaine, Lord Irnham, Mr. Fox, Mr. Conolly, Motion rejected: Yeas 106. [1775-12-25] . [S4-V6-p0258] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Fox, Lord Ossory, Lord Clare, Mr. T. Townshend, Lord Mulgrave, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Sir Gilbert Elliot, Mr. Dempster, Mr. Wellbore Ellis, Mr. Adam, Mr. Hey, 1776. Feb.20, Debate -- Governour Johnstone, Lord North, Mr. Cruger, Mr. Burke, Colonel Barré,, General Burgoyne, Lord Howe, Lord North, Motion rejected. [1776-02-20] . [S4-V6-p0263] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Treaties presented to the House by Lord North. [1776-02-19] . [S4-V6-p0271] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Treaty with the Duke of Brunswick, signed January 9, 1776. [1776-01-09] . [S4-V6-p0271] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Treaty with the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel, signed January 15, 1776. [1776-01-15] . [S4-V6-p0273] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Treaty with the Hereditary Prince of Hesse Cassel, signed February 5, 1776. [1776-02-05] . [S4-V6-p0276] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion by Lord North, that the Treaties be referred to the Committee of Supplies, Debate -- Lord North, Mr. Cornwall, Lord Irnham, Mr. Seymour, Mr. D. Hartley, Hon. Frederick Stuart, Captain James Luttrell, Mr. Joliffe, Mr. George Grenville, Governour Johnstone, Lord North, Mr. Fox, Lord George Germaine, Lord, Barrington Colonel Barré,, Lord North, General Conway, Lord Mulgrave, Lord North, Mr. Burke, Mr. Stanhope, Sir George Savile, Mr. Rigby, Colonel Barré,, Mr.Alderman Bull, Motion for referring the Treaties agreed to:Yeas 242, noes 88. [1776-02-29] . [S4-V6-p0277] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions for granting the Supplies reported to the House, Debate -- Colonel Barré,, Lord Barrington, Mr. J. Johnstone, Lord Clare, Sir J. G. Griffin, Governour Johnstone, General Conway, Mr. Fox, Lord North, Resolutions agreed to: Yeas 120. [1776-03-04] . [S4-V6-p0288] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Treaties laid before the House. [1776-02-16] . [S4-V6-p0290] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion by the Duke of Richmon, for an Address to the King, to stop the march of the Hessian, Hanau, and Brunswick Troops, and for a suspension of hostilities in America. [1776-03-05] . [S4-V6-p0290] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Duke of RichmondEarl of Suffolk, Earl of Coventry, Earl of Carlisle, Duke of Cumberland, Duke of Chandos, Duke of Manchester, Earl of Effingham, Earl Talbot, Earl Temple, Viscount Townshend, Duke of Grafton, Earl of Suffolk, Earl of Sandwich, Earl of Shelburne, Lord Lyttleton, Lord Camden, Viscount Weymouth, X 1776. Debate -- Duke of Grafton, Lord Camden, Viscount Weymouth, Motion rejected: Contents 32, non-contents 100. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0291] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion by Mr. Temple Luttrell, for Returns of the Navy, Debate -- Mr. Temple Luttrell, Sir Hugh Palliser, Lord Mulgrave, Governour Johnstone, Mr. W. H. Hartley, Motion rejected: Yeas 44. [1776-03-01] . [S4-V6-p0311] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Hartley, Lord North, Mr. Hartley, Mr. Dempster, Sir Joseph Mowbey, Governour Johnstone, Sir Grey Cooper, Mr. Pownall, Mr. Vyner, Mr. Tuffnell, Lord Irnham, Mr. Burke, Resolution for the Supply agreed to. [1776-03-11] . [S4-V6-p0314] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Mr. Hartley, Lord North, Mr. Hartley, Mr. Dempster, Sir Joseph Mowbey, Governour Johnstone, Sir Grey Cooper, Mr. Pownall, Mr. Vyner, Mr. Tuffnell, Lord Irnham, Mr. Burke, Resolution for the Supply agreed to. [1776-03-12] . [S4-V6-p0315] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- Duke of Grafton, Earl of Dartmouth, Duke of Manchester, Earl of Sandwich, Duke of Richmond, Earl of Sandwich, Earl of Dartmouth, Earl of Hillsborough, Earl of Shelburne, Lord Lyttleton, Bishop of Peterborough, Earl Cower, Lord Abingdon, Lord Camden, Lord Mansfield, Lord Camden, Viscount Weymouth, Duke of Grafton, Motion for the Address rejected: Contents 31, non-contents 91. [1776-03-14] . [S4-V6-p0319] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Hartley's motions on the Expenses of the War, Debate -- Mr. Hartley, Lord North, Mr. James Luttrell, Lord John Cavendish, Mr. Hartley, Motions rejected without a division. [1776-04-01] . [S4-V6-p0342] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Treaty with the Prince of Waldeck, signed April 20th, 1776, presented to the house by Lord North. [1776-05-02] . [S4-V6-p0356] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Treaty with the Prince of Waldeck, signed April 20th, 1776, presented to the house by Lord North. [1776-05-02] . [S4-V6-p0356] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ulterior Convention with the Hereditary Prince of Hesse Cassel, concluded April 25, 1776, presented to the House by Lord North. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Colonel Barré,'s motion for an Address to the King for the despatches from General Howe and Admiral Shuldham, XI 1776 Debate -- Colonel Barré,, Lord North, Lord John Cavendish, Mr. Byng, Sir George Yonge, Mr. Hartley, Mr. Burke, General Conway, Lord George Germaine, Colonel Barré,, Motion rejected: Yeas 54, noes 171. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p0358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion for an Address to the King for the Despatches from General Howe and Admiral Shuldham, Debate -- Duke of Manchester, Earl of Suffolk, Marquis of Rockingham, Earl of Effingham, Earl of Shelburne, Earl of Suffolk, Lord Ravenworth, Earl of Suffolk, Duke of Bolton, Earl of Sandwich, Duke of Bolton, Motion rejected: Contents. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0360] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion by Mr. Sawbridge, that the American Colonies grant Money to the Crown by their own Representatives, Debate -- Mr. Sawbridge, Mr. Alderman Oliver, Mr. Vyner, Hon. Temple Luttrell, Right Hon. R. Rigby, Mr. Sawbridge, Lord Irnham, Mr. Burke, Mr. Hartley, Motion rejected: Yeas 33, noes 115. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0373] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debate -- General Conway. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0378] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Earl of Hillsborough. [1769-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0378] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lord John Cavendish, Lord North, Mr. Burke, Mr. Vyner, Lord North, Mr. Fox, Mr. Adam, Mr.T. Townshed, Lord George Germaine, Colonel Barré,, Governour Johnstone, Motion rejected: Yeas 85, noes 171. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0379] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

St. James Chronicle. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0380] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Hartley's motion for an Address to the King on the affairs of the Colonies. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0000] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Speaker's Address to the King. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0388] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

King's Speech to both Houses, Parliament prorogued. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0388] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Provincial Congress of Georgia to their Delegates in the Continental Congress. [1776-04-05] . [S4-V6-p1674] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Watson to Colonel Moylan, April 20: Requests a day may be appointed for the sale of certain prizes, as many articles on board them are wanted for the American Navy. [1776-04-20] . [S4-V6-p0532] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Moore to the Committee of Halifax, North-Carolina. [1776-04-29] . [S4-V6-p0404] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Affidavit of John Pond. [1776-04-29] . [S4-V6-p0405] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 4, Instructions of the Assembly of Rhode-Island to their Delegates in the Continental Congress. [1776-05-04] . [S4-V6-p1669] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Halifax, North-Carolina to General Lee. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p0403] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the committee for Dutches county, New-York, to the Provincial Congress. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p1317] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Court-Martial on Abraham Whipple, the Commander of the Columbus, May 6th, on the charge of cowardice, in the engagement with the Glasgow ship-of-war, on the 7th April last. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0552] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Schyler's Instructions to James Price, Comissary - General in Canada. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0414] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thomas to General Arnold, May 8: If the promised supply of provisions, etc., arrive, he will make a stand at Deschambault. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0482] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

proceedings of a Court-Martial on John Hazard, Commander of the sloop Providence, May 8. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0553] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Washington. The Army consists of about two thousand effective men, and twelve hundred sick unfit for duty: they have very little provisions, no cash, and less credit, and the artillery is very trifling. Will set off for the Army tomorrow, with very disagreeable prospects before him. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0389] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Landon Carter to General Washinton. General state of affairs in Virginia. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0389] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Maryland Council of Safety to Colonel Smallwood. He is required to furnish detachments to guard the prisoners from North-Carolina, through Maryland, to Pennsylvania,. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0392] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Fourth Letter from the Forester on the state of affairs in Pennsylvania. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0392] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Circular Letter from the Treasury Office to the several Colonies, requesting the number of inhabitants in each Colony may be taken and transmitted to the Treasury Office. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0395] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Willian Floyd to John McKesson. Attack of the British men-of-war on the boats in the Delaware. He hopes the New-York Congress will soon take up a more stable form of Government, the Carolinas have done so, and virginia will soon do the same. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0395] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Robertson, a prisoner, to the President .of Congress, complains that four of the prisoners taken under his command at St. John's have entered the Continental Army. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0396] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Peter Tallman to Thomas McKean respecting the cargo of the Sloop Sally, stranded at Little Egg Harbour, New-Jersey. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0396] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Ward, respecting the Armed Vessels, the Prizes, and the Prisoners, at Beverly and Gloucester. [1776-05-2-09] . [S4-V6-p0396] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Thomas Regiments at New-York being ordered to Quebeck, he does not feel himself authorized to detach more without the 'authority of Congress, there is probably some error in the account of the troops on the way to America, and their destination may be elsewhere than Boston. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0397] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Colonel Dayton ordered to place his Regiment under the command of General Schyler. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0397] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Abraham Livingston to Nathaniel Woodhull, Offers to resign his contracts for furnishing provisions to the Troops. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0398] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Abraham C. Cuyler, Stephen De Lancey, and John Monier, persons notoriously disaffected to the cause of America, having refused to sign the Association, are disarmed by the Albany Committee. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0398] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Abraham C. Cuyler, Stephen De Lancey, and John Monier, persons notoriously disaffected to the cause of America, having refused to sign the Association, are disarmed by the Albany Committee. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0398] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from an Officer in the Army at Deschambault: The British Fleet has arrived at Queback, the American Army has retreated precipitately, and now is, with the General and Officers, at Deschambault. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0398] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of J.R. of Connecticut, urging a Declaration of Independence. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0399] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of J.R. of Connecticut, urging a Declaration of Independence. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0400] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Daniel Griswold, for speaking frequently against the measures of congress and other intimical conduct, advertised as an enemy, by order of the Committee of Inspection for Litchfield, Connecticut. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0401] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: Has paid the strictest attention to all instructions, every effort has been made to complete the works about Boston, Captain Tucker, of the armed schooner Hancock, took two Brigs, on the 7th instant, in the Bay, within sight of the Men-of-War. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0401] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lord Middleton to John Conway Colchurst: Has presented to the King the Petition from the City of Cork, the sentiments it expresses perfectly agrees with his own. [1775-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0402] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the Freemen, freeholders, Artisans, Merchants, Traders, and Protestant inhabitants of the City of Cork, to the King: In the pursuit of an illegal power of Taxation, over a bold, free, and distant people, the armies of Britain have been defeated,British fame has been tarnished, and revenues exhausted, they therefore supplicate the King to direct that the sword may be sheathed. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0402] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to the President of Congress: There is a noble spirit in Virgina pervading all classes of men, if the same becomes universal we shall all be saved, he is extremely distressed for Engineers, urges on the Congress the absolute necessity of straining every nerve to possess themselves of Niagra at least, if not Detroit. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0402] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Virginia Convention, directing eleven hundred and fifty men to be raised immediately. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0040] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Notice from the Virginia Committee of Safety that they are ready to grant Commissions for making Reprisals upon the property of the people of Great Britain at sea or in the rivers. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0405] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to General Washington: He is about to set out for North-Carolina, where eight large British Transports have arrived, the country, from the number of navigable waters, and the want of field engineers, is difficult to defend, the Virginia Convention are almost unanimous for Independence, but differ in their sentiments about the mode. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0405] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Opinion of a Council of Officers, summoned by General Lee, at Williamsburgh, on the points of defence in Virginia. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0407] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Richard Henry Lee:There is a poorness of spirit and languor in the late proceedings of Congress that is alarming. If they do not immediately declare for positive Independence all is ruined. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0407] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Virginia Committee of Safety. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0408] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0408] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Account of the engagement between the British Men-of-War and the Beats on the Delaware. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0408] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Joseph Trumbull, Commissary-General : The provisions for General Schyler are to be forwarded as fast as possible. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0409] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Marine Committee to Commodore Hopkins: Twenty of the heaviest cannon taken at New-Providence to be sent immediately to Philadelphia, and delivered to the Committee of Safety of Pennsylvania, the armed schooner taken in the late cruise must be called the Hopkins, and immediately fitted out as a Continental cruiser, to join the fleet destined against the Newfoundland fishery. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0409] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Marine Committee to Commodore Hopkins: Twenty of the heaviest cannon taken at New-Providence to be sent immediately to Philadelphia, and delivered to the Committee of Safety of Pennsylvania, the armed schooner taken in the late cruise must be called the Hopkins, and immediately fitted out as a Continental cruiser, to join the fleet destined against the Newfoundland fishery. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0409] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders to Captain Cregier, of the Schooner General Putnam, to place himself under the command of Colonel Tupper. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0410] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to the Committee of Queen's County: They are to use all possible diligence in forming those inhabitants of the County, who are friendly to the American cause, into Military Companies and Regiment. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0410] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Duncan Cambell to General Washington, complaining of ill-treatment. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0410] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Duncan Cambell to General Washington, complaining of ill-treatment. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0411] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington: The several Regiments of his Brigade will march from Albany immediately, and will probably arrive in Quebeck by the 1st of June. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0412] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Troops of the United Colonies, serving in Canada, under the command of Brigadier - General Sullivan. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0412] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: Condition of the Northern Army. Captain Romans, the Engineer, has been sent from Canada for trial. Colonel Wynkoop has gone to Ticonderoga. There are not men enough to transport stores across Lake George, and none for Lake Champlain, the garrisons of Crown Point, Ticonderoga, the Landing-Place, and Fort George,and for opening Wood Creek, and cutting a road by that route. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0411] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, February 21, to prevent abuses in the Provision Returns for the Northern Army, and by the embezzlement of those employed in the transportation. [1776-02-21] . [S4-V6-p0415] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schyler to General Washington: The little quantity of Provisions at Quebeck is trurly alarming. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0416] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Artillery Stores at Albany, May 9, 1776. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0417] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schyler' to the President of Congress. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0417] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Dr. Stringer to General Washingtion, requesting he may be furnished an additional number of Assistants, and more medicines, for the Northern. Army. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0417] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proclamation by General Carleton, Governour-in-Chief of the Province of Quebeck, offering pardon to his Majesty's deluded subjects of the neighbouring Provinces, labouring under wounds and divers disorders, dispersed in the adjacent woods and Parishes, and promising the miserable wretches they may return to their homes when their health is restored,. [1776-10-05] . [S4-V6-p0418] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain John P. Jones: Orders him to the command of the Sloop Providence, and to take the soldiers on board that belong to General Washington's Army, and carry them to New York. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0418] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of the Council of Massachusetts to the Delegates of that Colony in Congress, with an account of the powder supplied the Army lately before Boston, by Massachusetts. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0419] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of the Council of Massachusetts to the Delegates of that Colony in Congress, with an account of the powder supplied the Army lately before Boston, by Massachusetts. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0420] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts, recommending to the inhabitants of the Colony, in their town-meetings, to express their opinions on the propriety of a Declaration of Independence by the Congres. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0420] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Langdon to General Washington, with papers received from England by George Merchant, May 10. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0501] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to General Washington. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0420] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Description of the American Flag. [1776-5-11] . [S4-V6-p0420] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Hugh Young to the Maryland Council of Safety: On the alarm of Captain Squire being at the head of the Bay, he has stopped the vessels prepared to sail, and asks the further instructions of the Council of Safety. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0420] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Thomas Russell. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0421] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Kent County. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0421] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Veazey. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0421] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Rober Morris to General Washington, informing him that ten tons of gun powder have been sent for the Army at New York. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0421] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of the Committee of Privates of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia, to the Congress, on the defenceless condition of the City of Philadelphia, and declaring they have no confidence in a number of the Committee of Safety, who had endeavoured to withdraw them from the Continental Union. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0421] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Chester County (Pennsylvania) Committee request the inhabitants of each Town, to appoint persons to collect the arms from the Non-Associators. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0422] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Recantation of Nicholas Hemany, of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0422] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0423] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lieutenant Grover to General Washington, dated May 5th, making apologies, and requesting to be reinstated. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0425] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lieutenant Grover to General Washington, dated May 5th, making apologies, and requesting to be reinstated. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0425] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Knox to Colonel Burbeck, dated April 12, ordering him immediately to New-York, by the most direct road. [1776-04-12] . [S4-V6-p0076] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Burbeck to Colonel Knox, dated April 12: He cannot comply with the orders. [1776-04-12] . [S4-V6-p0425] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Smith, of New-York Howe, communicating information from Amercia. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p1368] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Ebenezer Hazard to the Printer of the Connecticut Gazette, declaring the letter, attributed to Mr. Smith, a forgery. [1776-09-19] . [S4-V6-p1369] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Smith. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1369] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Minutes respecting the mode of treating Prisoners in England. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0425] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from May 6 to May 11, 1776. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p0426] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from May 6 to May 11, 1776. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0426] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from May 6 to May 11, 1776. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0427] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from May 6 to May 11, 1776. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p0427] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from May 6 to May 11, 1776. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0427] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from May 6 to May 11, 1776. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0426] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: The Troops are leaving Albany, but get away very slowly. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0428] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Schuyler, May 11: The distressed situation of the Army can hardly be better for some time, more troops will add to our distress, unless they come supplied with provisions. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0480] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to General Schuyler, May 11: If the enemy's frigates pass the falls of Richelieu, our Army will be cut off from provisions and a retreat by water, if reinforcements are sent without pork to victual the while Army, our soliders must perish, or feed on each other. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0481] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Carroll and Samuel Chase to Benjamin Franklin, May 11. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0482] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the North-Carolina Committee of Safety, respecting the Prisoners sent from that Province. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0429] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Newcastle County, Delaware. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0429] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Adams to Mrs. Adams. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0429] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Ensign Clayes to General Washington, requesting his directions about Charles Oliver Bruff, arrested on suspicion of being a Tory. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0430] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Dr. John Hill, Albany, May 12. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p1325] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lieutenant Cleghorn, at Sorel: On the 6th instant, the enemy at Quebeck, rein forced with three men-of-war and their tenders, saillied out, the American Army fled, leaving the sick behind them. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0430] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to General Washington: Has sent him, by Captian Jones, as many of his officers and soldiers as he could collect. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0430] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commodore Hopkin's orders to Captain Biddie, of Andrew Doria, to proceed on a cruise of three or four weeks. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0430] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commodore Hopkin's orders to Lieutenant Hinman, of the Brigantine Cabot, to join Captain Biddle. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0431] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Howe to Lord George Germaine. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0431] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Names of persons, principally of Massachusetts, who sailed in the Glasgow from Halifax for England. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0431] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Savannah River. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0431] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Wilmington, in North-Carolina: Nine hundred of the enemy, commanded by Clinton and Cornwallis, landed at General Robert Howe's plantation, and marched to Orton's Mill, which they burned. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0432] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Purviance, Jun., to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0432] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Baltimore Committee to the Maryland Convention, with a List of the Companies to be formed into a Battalion. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0432] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to William Palfrey, with four hundred thousand dollars for the Troops in New-York and Massachusetts. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0433] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0433] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Connolly, a prisoner, to the President of Congress: Says he was not acquainted with Kirkland's intention to escape, and solicits enlargement for himself. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0433] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Dr. John Smyth, a prisoner, to the President of Congress: He was entirely ignorant of Kirkland's design to escape, and solicits enlargement on parole. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0434] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Dr. Cadwallader to the President of Congress: State of the health of Connolly, Smyth, and Cameron. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0435] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Issac Sears: The regulation of the price of tea belongs to Provincial Congress of New-York, to whom the Letter from him will be referred. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0435] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Governour Cooke. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0436] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Ward: When the works for the defence of Boston Harbour are completed there will be little to apprehend from the enemy. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0436] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Colonel Waterbury, offering him the command of the Regiment lately General Arnold's. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0436] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Richmond Country Committee to the New-York Congress respecting the conduct of William Dunn, who has been recommended as a proper person for a military appointment. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0436] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Committee for Richmond County, New-York, on the complaint of William Dunn against Thomas Frost, on the 7th, 8th, and 11th of May, 1776. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0436] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Committee for Richmond County, New-York, on the complaint of William Dunn against Thomas Frost, on the 7th, 8th, and 11th of May, 1776. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0437] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Committee for Richmond County, New-York, on the complaint of William Dunn against Thomas Frost, on the 7th, 8th, and 11th of May, 1776. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0437] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Matthew Adgate, Chairman of the Committee of King's District, New-York, to General Washington, with information respecting a plot which they have in part detected. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0438] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schyuler to the Albany Committee: Some ships-of-war with trooops arrived at Quebeck on the 6th, which obliged our troops to raise the siege. If supplies are not sent immediately the Army must abandon Canada. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0438] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to New-York Provincial Congress. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p1318] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Fairfield, in Connecticut: Captain Harding, in the Brig Defence, has taken a number of Tories in the Sound, on their way to Long-Island. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0439] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Recantation of Josiah Stibbins, of Ridgefield, Connecticut. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0439] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Gridley to General Washington, with a survey of Cape Anne, and an account of the defences for Cape Anne and Boston. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0439] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Meshech Weare to Thomas Cushing: Arrangements have been made by the Committee of Safety of New-Hampshire to furnish immediate assistance in case of an attack upon Boston. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0440] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Stephen Parker to James Bowdoin: States the reasons for his going to Nova-Scotia, and declares his firm attachment to the cause of America. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0441] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Stephen Parker to the Council and House of Representatives of Massachusetts-Bay. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0442] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles W.F. Dumas to the Committee of Secret Correspondence. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0443] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Loudoun County (Virginia) Committee direct Richard Morlan to be advertised as an enemy to the liberties of the country. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0444] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Gerard Hopkins, Jun.. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0445] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from R.H. Harrison to Colonel Tupper: General Washington desires he will prevent all intercourse with the ships-of-war, and to make no attempt of the Light-House unless he is certain of success. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0445] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Christian Jacobson to the New-York Provincial Congress. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p1314] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Christopher Smith to Robert Benson. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0445] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Henry B. Livingston to General Washington: State of the Fortifications in the Highlands. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0445] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Kingston to the New-York Congress, giving an account of their proceedings with Azor Betts and John Blackner. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0446] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Bryan Lefferty to the President of Congress. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0446] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Schuyler's Orders to Colonel Dayton for his expedition to Johnstown, in Tryon County. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0448] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Wayne to General Washington. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0448] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thompson to General Washington: Arrived at Chambly the 13th, the confused state of the country is past description, but if they are supplied with powder, provisions, and intrenching tools, all will be well. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0448] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington: He cannot go forward till the provisions are passed over Lake George, when it may be too late to assist our distressed friends in Canada. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0449] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan, of May 13: Informs of the dreadful situation of our Troops in Canada, and dirests him to halt with his Brigade. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0449] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schyuler to General Sullivan, of May 13: Informing him of the defeat of the Army in Canada. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0449] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to General Schuyler, of May 10: The retreat of the Army before Quebeck was made with the utmost precipitation and confusion, with the loss of the cannon, provisions, five hundred small-arms, and a batteau-load of powder, a supply of provisions is absolutely necessary for the preservation of the Troops at present in Canada, a further reinforcement will only increase our distress. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0449] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to the President of Congress, of May 10. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0450] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thomas to the Commissioners in Canada, dated May 7th: On the 1st of May, the Army before Quebeck consisted of nineteen hundred men, nine. Hundred of whom were invalids, chiefly with the smallpox, of the effective men, the time of three hundred expired on the 15th of April, many of whom refused duty, and all very important to return home, the whole amount of powder was but one hundred and fifty-pounds, and there were but six days' provision. On the fifth it was determined to retreat, they were attacked and defeated on the 6th. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0451] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Further account of the defeat, (Note). [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0452] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Schuyler, of May 10: If the post of Deschambault is not maintained it will not be practicable, if advisable, to keep possession of that part of the country. Isle-aux-Noix can be effectually secured. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0452] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thomas to General Washington, May. 8. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p0453] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Council of War held at Head-Quarters, Camp before Quebeck, May 5. [1776-05-05] . [S4-V6-p0454] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Council of War held at Head-Quarters, Camp Deschambault, May 7. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0454] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Camp at the mouth of the Sorel: Generals Wooster, Arnold, Woedtke, and about fifteen hundred good troops are at this place, which we are now fortifying. [1776-05-014] . [S4-V6-p0455] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jonathan Sturges to General Washington: A number of Tories have recently been captured, and there I reason to believe a horrid plot has been laid by them to destroy the people of the country and cooperate with our enemies, and that Long-Island is appointed for Head-Quarters. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0455] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from R. Derby, Jun., to Thomas Cushing, requesting Cannon, etc., maybe furnished for the new armed vessels at Salem. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0456] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Carleton to Lord George Germaine: Quebeck had been closely invested by the Rebels for five months, when, of the 6th of May, the reinforcements arrived, the garrison then marched out to see what the mighty boasters were about, and found them very busy in preparing for a retreat, a few shots were exchanged, and the plains were soon cleared of those plunders. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0456] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Advices received at the Admiralty from Captain Douglass, of Iris Majesty's Ship Isis, at Quebeck: Operations of the Fleet sent for the releif of Quebeck. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0457] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lewis to the President of Congress: General Lee is on his way to North-Carolina, and the troops in Virgina are under the command of General Lewis. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0458] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Adddress and Instructions of the Freeholders of Buckingham County, Virginia, to Charles Patteson and John Cabell, their Delegates in Convention: State the grievances the people of the Colonies have suffered from the tyranny of Great Britain, and instruct their Delegates, as far as their voices will contribute, to cause a total and final separation from Great Britain to take place as soon as possible. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0458] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Conventon of Virginia, instructing their Delegates in the General Congress to propose to that body to declare the United Colonies free and independent States, absolved from all allegiance to, or dependance upon, the Crown or Parliament of Great Britain. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0161] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Conventon of Virginia, instructing their Delegates in the General Congress to propose to that body to declare the United Colonies free and independent States, absolved from all allegiance to, or dependance upon, the Crown or Parliament of Great Britain. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0461] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Conventon of Virginia, instructing their Delegates in the General Congress to propose to that body to declare the United Colonies free and independent States, absolved from all allegiance to, or dependance upon, the Crown or Parliament of Great Britain. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0462] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Convention of Maryland: Instructing their Delegates in Congress, that they do not, without the approbation of the Convention, concur in any Resolve to declare the Colonies independent of the Crown of Great Britain. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0462] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Convention of Maryland: Instructing their Delegates in Congress, that they do not, without the approbation of the Convention, concur in any Resolve to declare the Colonies independent of the Crown of Great Britain. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0462] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Convention of Maryland: Instructing their Delegates in Congress, that they do not, without the approbation of the Convention, concur in any Resolve to declare the Colonies independent of the Crown of Great Britain. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0463] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Richardson to the Maryland Council of Safety, for Commissions for Captain Joseph Richardson's Company. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0464] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Nathaniel Smith. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0464] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Rev. Mr. Magaw to Colonel Haslett's Continental Battalion, delivered on the parade at Dover, in Delaware. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0464] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Continental Congress, recommending to the several Colonies, where no Government sufficient to the emergencies of their affairs has hitherto been established, to adopt such as shall best conduce to their happiness and safety in particular, and to that of America in general. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0466] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Stephen Hopkins to Governour Cooke: It will not be long before Congress will throw off all connection, as well in name as in substance, with Great Britain. The two Rhode-Island Battalions have been taken into Continental pay. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0467] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Committee of Safety of New Jersey, recommending unanimity among the people, a suppression of all mobs and riots, and the sale of all articles of necessity at a low price, directing that gold or silver coin, when exchanged for paper currency, shall pass only for its usual, or accustomed value.. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0467] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1777-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0468] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler: Supplies for the Northern Army will be forwarded as fast as possible, nothing but the most vigorous exertions can promise success to our plans in that quarter, what might have been effected last year without difficulty, has become an arduous and important work. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0469] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Doctor Stringer. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0469] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Committee to the Provincial Congress: A sub-Committee has been appointed to examine the houses occupied by the Troops, who will inform the Congress what condition they find the houses in. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0470] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Cortlandt, dated Albany, May 15. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p1316] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Cortlandt to the New-York Provincial Congress. [1776-03-02] . [S4-V6-p1316] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Harding to Governour Trumbull: With an account of his capture of some Tories, who were attempting to pass to Long-Island. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0470] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jonathan Sturges to Governour Trumbull: Referring to the declaration of Samuel Hawley, for a minute account of a plot formed by the Tories to co-operate with our enemies and destroy the country, and requesting his situation may be favourably considered. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0471] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Recommendation of the several Committees of Inspection of Litchfield County, Connecticut, as to the mode of electing Members of the Continental Congress. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0471] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Aaron Hobart to Richard Devens: Is not successful in casting cannon. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0472] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: Requests him to come to Philadelphia, in order to consult with Congress upon measures necessary for carrying on the ensuing campaign. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0472] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Gates: Informing him of his promotion to the rank of Major-General. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0473] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Massachusetts Assembly: The Congress, aware of the necessity of a reinforcement for the protection of Boston, and considering it impossible to detach any from the Continental Army for that purpose, have authorized the raising of additional Troops. [1775-05-16] Hancock, John. [S4-V6-p0473] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Convention of New-Hampshire. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0474] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Morgan to Lewis Morris: State of Indian Affairs to the North and West. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0474] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert Morris to General Washington: Congress has ordered two hundred and forty-four muskets to be forwarded to him from Rhode-Island. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0475] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Inhabitants of Philadelphia requested by the Committee of Safety to spare for the public use, to be employed in the defence of the country, all the leaden weights in their respective families. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0476] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Tupper to General Washington: Reporting his proceedings in preventing intercourse with the British' Ships-of-War. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0476] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Jonathan Sturges, Chairman of the Committee of Suffolk. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0477] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Massachusetts Council. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0477] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New-Hampshire Committee of Safety. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0478] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison to General Ward. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0478] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from colonel Charles De witt to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p1345] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Directions of the New-York Committee for the observance of the Continental Fast, on the 17th. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0478] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington: Transporting provisions from Albany to Lake George. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0479] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: Is making every effort in his power to supply and relieve the Army, the misfortunes experienced would, in all probability, have been prevented, had the Connecticut troops not quitted Canada so early as they did last year. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0479] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to the President of Congress. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0482] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Harding to Governour Trumball: Further account of his proceedings in pursuit of the Tories, a little perseverance will develop a scheme of the blackest dye.. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0482] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proclamation by Governour Trumbull, prohibiting the exportation of any West-India goods out of the Colony of Connecticut. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0483] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Rev. James Lyon to General Washington: Urging the necessity and importance of an immediate expedition against Nova-Scotia. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0484] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Committee of Northampton, Massachusetts, to the President of Congress: Complaining of the conduct of certain officers of the British Navy, prisoners of war on parole, in that town. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0485] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Advertisement by the Committee of Northampton, for apprehending Henry Edwin Stanhope and George Gregory, prisoners on parole, who have violated their word of honour and run away, April 29. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0486] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry E. Stanhope to the President of Congress, May 11: Complains that he is confined in Northampton Jail, and requests he may be released. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0486] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry E. Stanhope to the President of Congress, May 11: Complains that he is confined in Northampton Jail, and requests he may be released. [1776-01-04] . [S4-V6-p0487] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry E. Stanhope to the President of Congress, May 11: Complains that he is confined in Northampton Jail, and requests he may be released. [1776-03-012] . [S4-V6-p0487] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from E. E. Webb, in Northampton Jail, to the President of Congress, May 12. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0487] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders of the King in Council, prohibiting the exporting out of the Kingdom gunpowder, saltpetre, or any sort of arms or ammunition. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0487] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Adams to Mrs. Adams: Great Britain has at last driven America to the last step--a complete separation from her--a total, absolute independence, not only of her Parliament, but of her Crown, for such is the resolve of the 15th,. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0488] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Wm. Whipple to Meshech Weare: Britain will no doubt exert her utmost efforts for our destruction, but if they are repulsed in the manner I expect this campaign, they will not attempt another. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0489] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler: The unfortunate events in Canada have greatly deranged our schemes, however, we must not despair, a manly and spirited opposition only can ensure success, and prevent the enemy from improving the advantage they have obtained. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0489] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Sullivan: The information from Canada is alarming, but it is hoped that vigorous exertions will yet secure the possession of that country. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0490] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New York Congress: Requesting directions may be given for the Militia to act under continental officers in time of danger. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0490] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Phillip Van Rensselaer. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0490] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0490] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 12. [1776-05-12] . [S4-V6-p0491] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 13. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0491] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 14th. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0491] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 15. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0492] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 16. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0492] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 17. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0492] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Ritzema to the New-York Congress: I want arms, I have no more than one hundred and ten muskets in the Regiment: for God's sake 'exert yourselves in arming my Regiment. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0493] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to Colonel Dayton: Directions to be observed on his march to Tryon County. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0493] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Montreal: The Army at the Sorel are out of provisions, they have been living from hand to mouth for some time past, General Thomas is very ill with the smallpox at Chambly. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0493] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: The armed schooner Franklin has taken and brought in a large ship from Cork. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0494] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Court for the Condemnation of Prizes. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0494] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to the President of Congress. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0495] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Account of the capture of the store-ship Hope, by Captain Mugford. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0495] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Account of the attack on Captain Mugford, by the boats of the Fleet. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0496] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Palmer to Thomas Cushing, Chairman of the Committee of War. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0496] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Mr. Stuard, Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the Southern District, to the frontier inhabitants: They need not need apprehend mischief from the Indians, it is not the design of his Majesty to set his friends and allies, the Indians, on his leige subjects. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0497] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the Inhabitants and some of the intended Settlers of the part of North-America now denomianted Transylvania to the Convention of Virginia. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1528] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple to John Langdon, enclosing a Resolution of Congress of May 15, A confederation permanent and lasting ought to be the next thing, and it is hoped it is not far off. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1021] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Pettiton of Joseph Trumbull to the Continental Congress. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1673] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Captains of the Row-Galleys to the Publick: Want of a asufficient supply of ammunition caused their failure in the attack on the Roebuck. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0498] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Committee of Inspection for the County of Philadelphia to the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania, intreating that they will, to the utmost of their power, oppose the changing or altering, in any the least part, the invaluable Constitution under which they have experienced every happiness. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0498] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Philadelphia Committee declare that Thomas Fisher and Samuel Fisher, having been advertised as enemies to their country, and incapable of all trade and intercourse with the people of the Colonies, and still continue contumacious, no salt can be delivered to them for sale. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0499] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Philadelphia County Committee recommend immediate Returns of the Associators in their several Battalions, by the Colonels of the County. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0500] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Tucker to General Washington: The Committee of Safety of New-Jersey have ordered that one-fourth of the Militia be detached by lot, to stand as Minutemen, for two months. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0500] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: As the consideration of the Letters and Papers he encloses may lead to important consequences, he has directed General Gates to attend the congress. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0500] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Richard Henry Lee, enclosing Letters from Arthur Lee [dated London, February 13 and February 14, 1776]. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0500] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from an eminent gentleman in London to his friend in America, February 7: Preparations in England for the ensuing campaign in America. [1776-02-07] . [S4-V6-p0501] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Notice of the capture and release of George Merchant, one of Morgan's riflemen, taken with Colonel Ethan Allen, in September, 1775. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0501] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Doctor Foster to General Gates, reporting the result of his inquiries after the small-pox. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0501] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington: Complains of abuses, two Regiments are kept up that, upon the strictest inquiry, can be found nowhere, the barrels of pork are tapped by the wagoners, and the pickle drawn off to lighten their teams. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0502] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Indians. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0502] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Winds to the President of Congress: His Regiment is entirely destitute of Medicines. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0503] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to Captain Harding: Approves his activity and zeal in apprehending the Tories, and directs him to continue cruising in the Sound. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0503] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Valentine Rathbun to General Washington: It is of the utmost importance that the Militia be furnished with ammunition without loss of time. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0504] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Information on oath before eleven Committees, sitting in Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, implicating a number of persons in a Tory plot. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0504] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from London to a gentleman in Philadelphia: Should America declare Independence, France and other Powers of Europe will give her immediate assistance, the Ministry are more alarmed at the apprehension of America declaring herself independent than anything else. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0505] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Josiah Bartlett to John Langdon: The order of Congress, concerning taking up Government under the people, has made a great noise in Pennsylvania, a meeting of the City and Liberties will be held tomorrow, to consider it, it is probable the Assembly will be dissolved, and a Convention called. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p1021] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Allan McDonald, a prisoner, at Lancaster, to the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0505] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: Has committed the heads of sundry matters for consideration, to General Gates, who will give the fullest satisfaction about the measures necessary to be adopted at this alarming crisis. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0506] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New York Congress, repeating his applications on the subject of arms, and intreating them to use their utmost exertions to procure a supply for the Regiments of the Colony. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0507] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New York Congress, repeating his applications on the subject of arms, and intreating them to use their utmost exertions to procure a supply for the Regiments of the Colony. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0255] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison to Colonel Livingston: It is impossible to furnish him arms. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0507] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Palfrey to the President of Congress, enclosing a Letter to him from a friend at Bristol. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0508] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from a gentlemen at Bristol, England, to William Palfrey, dated February 16: State of parties and of publick affairs in England, the power of the Crown is so great, and the corruption of the people so general, that nothing can be expected there favourable to the Americans. [1776-02-16] . [S4-V6-p0508] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Pawling to the New-York Congress, May 19, requesting a commission for Moses Depue, 'Jun.. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0545] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Henry B. Livingston to John McKesson: The garrisons in the Highlands are in want of everything--arms, quarters, and money. These posts are too important to be left at the mercy of our enemies, yet the consequences of their being attacked by one hundred well-armed men may be dreaded. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0510] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Dayton to General Sullivan: He has just arrived at Johnstown, and has been informed by Lady Johnson that Sir John Johnson and the Highlanders had resolved not to deliver themselves up as prisoners. If vigorous measures are to be pursued to apprehend them, a supply of provisions and powder must be immediately sent forward. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0511] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lieutenant John Paul Jones to Joseph Hewes. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0511] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington, in explanation of the charge made against him by Colonel Varnum. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0264] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Halifax, in Nova-Scotia: Vessels with Troops and supplies for the Army recently arrived there, they are raising a Regiment of Loyal Nova-Scotia Volunteers, all deserters who surrender' and enter this corps have free pardon. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0513] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Presentments by the Grand Jury of Cheraws District, in South-Carolina. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0514] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Henry Ridgely to the Convention of Maryland. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0267] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Baltimore Committee to the Maryland Convention. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0516] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Nicholson, directing him, as most of the British armed vessels are gone, to assist in getting out to sea vessels with values cargoes of bread, flour, etc. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0516] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Lee: The Congress highly approves of his vigilance and attention to the duties of his department. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0516] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Elbridge Gerry to James Warren: The delay of Congress in agitating questions which long since must have terminated in a separation from Great Britain, is owing to the instructions of the Pennsylvania Assembly to their Delegates. The "moderate gentlemen," whose timidity has so long clogged the affairs of the Colonies -- whose constiution never admits of their defending freedom on the noblest principles -- whose apprehensions have but served to increase the evils they feared -- are at length coming over. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0517] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 20, Letter from William Whipple to John Langdon. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p1022] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings at a meeting of the Inhabitants of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia, called at the request of a number of respectable citizens. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0517] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Assembly, as the last act of that body at their late sessions, refused to alter the Instructions. [1776-11-09] . [S4-V6-p0518] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The meeting informed that the Assembly, as the last act of that body at their late sessions, refused to alter the Instructions?. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0518] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest of Divers of the Inhabitants of the Province against the authority and qualification of the assembly for framing a new government.. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0519] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolved. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0520] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Philadelphia Committee. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0520] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

To The Publick. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0521] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Remonstrance. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0522] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of Amwell, Hunterdon County, New-Jersey, declare Cornelius Williamson an enemy to the liberties of America. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0523] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of Newar, New-Jersey, prohibit the killing of any lamb or sheep before the 1st of August. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0523] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: In compliance with the request of the Congress, he will leave for Philadelphia tomorrow, if he can settle some matters which are in agitation with the New-York Provincial. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0523] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: In compliance with the request of the Congress, he will leave for Philadelphia tomorrow, if he can settle some matters which are in agitation with the New-York Provincial. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0523] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 18. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0524] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 19. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0524] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 20. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0525] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, May 21. [1775-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0526] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Return of the Army, May 19, 1776. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0527] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Regiment of Artillery. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p0527] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel James Clinton to General Washington. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0527] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Whitehead Hicks to John McKesson. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0528] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Petrus Schoonmaker to the New York Congress, respecting his rank in Colonel Pawling's Regiment. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0528] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial from the Assembly of Rhode-Island: State of affairs in the Colony, and of the importance of leaving at Newport the cannon brought there by Commodore Hopkins, if taken away it will be impossible for the people to defend themselves, they will not attempt it, if the cannon are left., Newport can be saved. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0529] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Harding to Governour Trumbull, The combination between the Tortes daily grows more and more open, in a few days he will send some new discoveries. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0531] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington, Attack of the boats of the British Fleet on Captain Mugford, of the schooner Franklin, who lay aground near Point Shirley. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0532] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Inhabitants of Watertown, Massachusetts, in favour of Independence. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0532] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Votes of the Inhabitants of the Towns of Walpole and Medway, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in favour of Independence. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0533] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Votes of the Inhabitants of the Towns of Walpole and Medway, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in favour of Independence. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0533] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: Congress will defer consulting with General Gates, who came this morning, until he arrives. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0533] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New-York Congress: About to set out for Philadelphia, General Putnam will have the command, whose instructions he. Encloses. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0533] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to General Putnam, who is required to aid the New-York Congress, in any attempt they may make to seize the principal Tories and disaffected persons on Long Island, or elsewhere. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0534] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Instructions from General Washington to General Putnam. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0535] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler, enclosing the information from King's District, with the charges the Committee make against him. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0535] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Wash ington, enclosing despatches from Canada. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0536] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Greene to General Washington: He has no desire. Of quitting the service, and hopes Congress will adopt no measure that will lay him under the disagreeable necessity of doing it: every man feels himself wounded when neglected, he will be satisfied with any measures Congress shall take that have not a direct tendency to degrade him in the publick estimation. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0536] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Henry B. Livingston to General Washington, with correct soundings of the river in the Highlands. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0537] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jonathan Trumbull, Deputy Paymaster-General, to the President of Congress, on the distressed circumstances of the Northern Army for want of money. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0537] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: Without a further supply of money it will. Be difficult to carry on any service, Sir John Johnson, regardless of his parole, has secretly combined with the Tories levy Troops, Colonel Dayton has been sent to make him prisoner. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0537] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Levi Hollingsworth to the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety, He cannot get the heavy cannon at Newport. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0538] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Nathaniel Shaw to Admiral Hopkins. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0539] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Biddle to Esek Hopkins, Esq.: He has taken a prize. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0539] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Admiral Hopkins to Nathaniel Shaw: The cannon at New-London must be delivered to Mr. Hollingsworth and Mr.Richardson, who have been sent from Philadelphia to receive them. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0539] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Admiral Hopkins to Governour Trumbull: The cannon at New-London must be delivered to Mr..Hollingsworth without delay. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0539] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Admiral Hopkins to Governour Trumbull: The cannon at New-London must be delivered to Mr..Hollingsworth without delay. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0540] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Esek Hopkins, Commander-in-Chief, to Waiter Spooner. [1775-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0540] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hopkins to Collins. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0540] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of New-Salem, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, in favour of Independence. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0540] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Virginia Convention to the New-York Congress, enclosing the Resolution of May 15, instructing the Virginia Delegates in Congress to propose a Declaration of Independence. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1364] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Virginia Convention to the New-York Congress, enclosing the Resolution of May 15, instructing the Virginia Delegates in Congress to propose a Declaration of Independence. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p1364] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Woodford to General Lewis: The enemy have abandoned their lines at Portsmouth, and most of their vessels are below Craney-Island. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0540] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lord Dunmore to Colonel Woodford, requiring the return of certain prisoners on parole, by the 26th instant, or he will not grant the same indulgence hereafter, and will punish every man of them as they deserve, if they fall into his hands again. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0541] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Morgan to Lewis Morris:Deputations of Indians will meet him at Pittsburgh, by the 15th of June, if the Treaty at Niagara is over. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0541] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Messages from the Shawnees to the Congress at Philadelphia, April 24. [1776-04-24] . [S4-V6-p0541] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Messages from the Shawnees to the Congress at Philadelphia, April 24. [1776-04-24] . [S4-V6-p0541] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety to the Committees of Inspection and Observation in the several Counties in the Province, on the evils that may arise from the high prices demanded for many of the imported articles of merchandise and some necessaries.of life. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0542] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bucks County (Pennsylvania) Committee appoint persons to take the arms of the Non-Associators. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0543] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Putnam: He is to give every assistance which General Schuyler requires that may be in his power. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0543] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler: Directions have been given to forward such of the supplies for the Army as can be procured, with the utmost despatch, it is unfortunate a stand cannot be made at Deschambault, the lower down the river the post can be maintained, the more important it will be. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0544] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Provincial Congress to the Committee of each County in New-York, with instructions for taking the census of the whole Colony. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1328] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jermiah Bierdan to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1355] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Rodgers to the New-York Congress, with an account of his cruise in the armed sloop Montgomery. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0345] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from several New-York Officers to the Provincial Congress, recommending Caprain Uriah Drake. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0346] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Kingston, New-York, to the Provincial Congress, enclosing examinations of Lemuel Monger and James Monger, charged with passing counterfeit Bills of Credit. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0546] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Kingston, New-York, to the Provincial Congress, enclosing examinations of Lemuel Monger and James Monger, charged with passing counterfeit Bills of Credit. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0546] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Kingston, New-York, to the Provincial Congress, enclosing examinations of Lemuel Monger and James Monger, charged with passing counterfeit Bills of Credit. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0547] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joel Matthews to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0547] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committees of Cumberland and Gloucester Counties, New-York, nominate Jacob Bayley for Brigadier-General, and Simon Stevens for Brigade-Major. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0548] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of a Committee to the Governour and Council of Connecticut, of the examination of Governour Skene. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0548] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Anderson. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0549] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Hugh Wallace to Governour Skene, dated New-York, August 2, 1775. [1776-08-02] . [S4-V6-p0549] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Hugh Wallace to J. Webb, dated New-York, December 21, 1775. [1776-12-21] . [S4-V6-p0550] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders to the Sheriff of Fairfield County, Connecticut, to arrest Captain Daniel Hill, Lieutenant Peter Lyon, and Ensign Samuel Hawley, for a contemptuous disobedience of orders. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0550] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to General Washington: All the soldiers that could be collected have been sent in the Providence on the 16th instant, the Cabot and Andrew Doria sailed on a cruise on the 19th, the Columbus will go soon, the two new ships are launched, but the men on board the fleet continue very sickly, and it is very difficult to procure seamen. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0551] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to President of Congress: The Cabot and Andrew Doria have both sailed on a cruise to the eastward, the Columbus will sail soon, the other vessels cannot get away for want of men. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0551] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Warren to the Massachusetts Council: He has purchased a sloop to watch the motions of the enemy and to give intelligence. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0553] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders from the Committee of Safety of New-Hampshire to General Folsom: On notice of any attack or descent of the enemy to order out the Militia immediately. [1776-5-22] . [S4-V6-p0554] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Mrs. Connolly: The Congress cannot, under the present situation of affairs, comply with her request for a passport to proceed to Pittsburgh. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0554] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Abraham Livingston, conveying the thanks of Congress for resigning the contract for supplying the forces in the Colony of New York. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0554] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John McDonald to the New-York Congress, requesting to know if they intend to open any of the lead mines he has examined. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0554] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Duncan Cambell, a prisoner, to General Washington. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0555] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Tryon County to the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, May 23, They have stopped the batteaus with provisions, believing they were intended for the enemy, and not for Indian trade. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0573] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Tryon County to the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, May 23, They have stopped the batteaus with provisions, believing they were intended for the enemy, and not for Indian Trade. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0375] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Varick to General Washington: Sends prisoners from Albany to New-York. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0555] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Admiral Hopkins to Nathaniel Shaw: For an account of the guns and stores left in his hands. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0555] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Admiral Hopkins to Captain Saltonstall: For an exact account of the cannon, mortars, shot, shells, and stores, left at New-London. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0556] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Town of Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in favour of Independence. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0556] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Town of Boston to their Representatives. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0556] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Schuyler: Sends him by Captain Graydon, of the Pennsylvania Forces, _1662 Is. 3d., which is the whole amount of hard money in the Treasury. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0558] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Commissioners in Canada. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0558] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the. President of Congress to General Thomas: Canada, in the opinion of Congress, is an object of the last importance to the welfare of the United Colonies, should our troops entirely evacuate that Province, it is not in human wisdom to foretell the consequences. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0558] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Schuyler: Should our enemies get possession of any one Province, which may furnish them with supplies and from which they may harass the adjacent country, the preservation of American liberty would be rendered precarious, it is this circumstance which gives a greater weight to the war in Canada than in any other part of America, as the danger of our enemy's getting footing there is much greater. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0559] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Thomas: His precipitate retreat from Quebeck, with the loss of the cannon and powder going from General Schuyler, has given a sad shock to our schemes in that quarter, and blasted the hope we entertained of reducing that fortress and the whole of Canada to our possession, the misfortune must be repaired, if possible, by our more vigorous exertions. [1776-04-24] . [S4-V6-p0559] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial from the Committee of Philadelphia to the Congress of the United Colonies of North-America: They have beheld, with great affliction, the Assembly of Pennsylvania withdraw from its union with the other Colonies, in consequence of the defection of the Delegates appointed by the Assembly, they apprehend an appeal was made to the people, and a conference of Committees has accordingly been called to determine upon the propriety of a Provincial Convention to take up the subject of Government. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0561] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Mease to Robert Morris. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0561] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Committee of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, on a complaint against George Wolfe and others. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0662] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Washington, with an invoice of articles forwarded to Albany for General Schuyler. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0562] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Washington, with an invoice of articles forwarded to Albany for General Schuyler. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0563] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Washington, with an invoice of articles forwarded to Albany for General Schuyler. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0563] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Plan for General Putnam's consideration to.employ the armed vessels under his command, and which will prevent the King's ships being supplied with fresh provisions by the enemies of America. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0563] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0564] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0564] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

An estimate of the number of men necessary to transport provisions for ten thousand men from Albany to Canada, specifying the manner in which it is conveyed. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0565] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Wilkinson to General Greene: Colonel Bedel, posted at the Cedars, has been taken, and Major Sherburne, detached to relieve him,-cut off, General Arnold cannot now muster more than four hundred and fifty men, and we shall be attacked in six hours. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0566] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Court-Martial on Lieutenant Daniel Merril, May 24th. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0697] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Smallwood to the Maryland Convention. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0566] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Maryland Council of Safety to the North-Carolina Committee of Safety. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0567] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captains Sand, Ridley, and Mawbray: The orders for their sailing are countermanded, and they are not to move from their station without further directions. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0567] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Commanding Officer of the Continental Troops in Philadelphia: He is to call out such Continental Troops as have arms, and form them in Battalion with the Associators for review by the Generals on Monday next. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0567] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Cornelius Swartwout to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p1339] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Paul Micheau to Nathaniel Woodhull. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p1340] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Israel Youngs and Isaac Youngs to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p1335] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Privates. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0568] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the New-York Committee on the complaint against John Alsop. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0568] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the New-York Committee on the complaint against John Alsop. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0569] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Smith to the New-York Congress: Many persons on Long-Island are believed to be in communication with the British ships of war. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0569] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 13. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0569] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 23. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0570] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 4. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0570] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Albany Committee to General Schuyler. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0573] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Albany Committee to the Tryon Committee, German Flats: The traders may be permitted to pass on with what is manifestly intended for trade with the Indians, if they leave behind the necessaries for the garrison. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0374] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Doctor Hunloke to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p1355] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Eldad Taylor. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0574] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Machias to the General Court of Massachusetts, with an account of the proceedings of Stephen Parker. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0573] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Carleton to Lord George Germaine: Has just received an account from Captain Forster that, with some Canadians and a number of Indians, he had taken a fort at the Cedars, two cannon, and three hundred and ninety Rebels, prisoners at discretion. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p0575] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Carleton to Lord George Germaine: Has just received an account from Captain Forster that, with some Canadians and a number of Indians, he had taken a fort at the Cedars, two cannon, and three hundred and ninety Rebels, prisoners at discretion. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0576] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Edmund Pendleton to the Maryland Convention: Lord Dunmore, with the fleet, has left Norfolk on the 22d, and has passed the mouth of York river up the Bay. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0576] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Dorsey to the Maryland Council of Safety, respecting Mr. Henry Ridgely's Memorial. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0576] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Brent to the Maryland Council of Safety, for a supply of powder and lead for the people Of Skipton District, as from our ill success against Quebeck an Indian war is probable. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0577] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Officer commanding the Continental Troops in Philadelphia. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0577] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Hamilton to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0577] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington, with information from Canada. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0578] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to General Schuyler, May 16: The Army at Montreal is suffering for provisions. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0578] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to the Commissioners in Canada, May 15: He has procured a small quantity of provisions, and can collect in three months sufficient for ten thousand men, he is making every possible disposition for defence at Sorel, and will secure the post in. a few days. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0579] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to the Commissioners in Canada, May 15: He has procured a small quantity of provisions, and can collect in three months sufficient for ten thousand men, he is making every possible disposition for defence at Sorel, and will secure the post in. a few days. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0580] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to Samuel Chase, May 15, Thanks him for his kind offer of a mutual and unreserved communication of sentiments, is fully of opinion with him in regard to persons holding criminal correspondence with our enemies. Blankets and coarse linens are exceedingly wanted, the men returned from below are naked. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0580] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Colonel Dayton to General Schuyler. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0581] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0581] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Garrison at Fort George, May 26, 1776. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0582] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Mark Hopkins to General Washington: The suspicions against General Schuyler, communicated by the Committee in Berkshire, Massachusetts, Were wholly .groundless, that there has been a plan forming among our enemies in the Colonies, there can be no doubt, but some evil and designing men have greatly magnified it. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0582] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Declaration on Rights as reported by a Committee of the Virginia Convention. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1537] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Baltimore Committee to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0583] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Companies of Militia in Baltimore. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0583] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of Associatiors in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania: Declare in favor of a Convention for carrying into execution the Resolve of Congress of May 15. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0567] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Palfrey to the President of Congress. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0583] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Washington. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0584] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from New-York committee to the Provincial Congress: Margaret Beck had been arrested for sending provisions on board the men-of-war. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1339] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lettter from Lieutenant to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1340] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Williams to the New-York Congress: Desires to be excused from serving as a member, he is so little acquainted with business that he can be of no service. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1353] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

`: John Moore, Jun., of New-town, is sent for their examination. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0584] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Aaron Stockholm to the New- York' Congress, with complaints against Peter McLean, Samuel Galsworthy, Francis de la Roche, and another, as dangerous to the cause of liberty. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0584] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Thomas to the New-York Congress, requesting commissions for officers of a Company of Grenadiers in his Regiment. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0585] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Application to the New-York Congress from a number of persons in Blooming-Grove, who wish to form a Company of Light-Horse. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0585] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Application to the New-York Congress from a number of persons in Blooming-Grove, who wish to form a Company of Light-Horse. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0585] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Allison to John Haring: A considerable quantity of saltpetre will be made in Orange County, New-York, by private families, money must be sent him to pay for it. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0586] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Walter Livingston. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0648] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the Albany Committee: No batteaus should be permitted to pass Fort Stanwix but such as are designed to trade with the Six Nations, some of them having already joined the King's Troops. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0648] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: Medicines are much wanted at Fort George and Ticonderoga. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0586] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to General Schuyler, May 17: They are about to proceed from Montreal to the Sorel, where the Army is collected. They have at present no fixed abode, being obliged to become Generals, Commissaries, and Justices of the Peace. Things are in great confusion, but out of confusion they hope order will arise. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0586] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to the President of Congress, May 17: Doctor Franklin, who with the Rev. Mr. Carroll, left Montreal on the 11th instant, will give the fullest information of the state of our affairs in Canada. The confusion which prevails through every department, relating to the Army, cannot be described. The recent disgraceful flight is the principal source of all the disorders in the Army. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0587] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter From General Thomas to the Commissioners in Canada, May 15: He remained six days at Deschambault, in hopes of receiving a supply of provisions, but was compelled with great reluctance to leave there. Only three pounds of meal per man, and not an ounce of meat remained when they came off. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0588] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Schuyler. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0609] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Theodore Sedgwick to General Wooster: General Thomas being at present incapable of attending to the necessary concerns of the Army, suggests the propriety of detaching a party to secure the post at Isle-aux-Noix, as a considerable force of the enemy is above Deschambault. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p ] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Commissioners in Canada to the President of Congress: General Thomas is at Chambly, under the small-pox, and has sent for General Wooster to take the command. General Wooster is totally unfit to command the Army and conduct the war. His stay in Canada is unnecessary and even prejudicial to our affairs. The Army is broken and disheartened: half of it under inoculation or under other diseases. The hypocritical, insidious, base, and wicked conduct' of Captain Forster, a British officer, needs few comments. He could control the savages for the advantage of the British, but had not the least influence over them to prevent their murdering our people in cold blood. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0589] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thomas to the Commissioners in Canada, May 20: He is in command of a retreating Army, disheartened by unavoidable misfortunes, destitute of every comfort, sick, and (as they think) wholly neglected, and in no prospect of a speedy relief. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0592] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to the Commissioners in Canada, May 17. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0592] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thompson to the Commissioners in Canada, May 25. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0593] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to the Commissioners in Canada, May 25. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0595] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to the Commissioners in Canada: Treatment of the American prisoners, by Captain Forster, of the King's Troops. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0595] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Cartel for exchange of the prisoners, May 27. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0597] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Cartel for exchange of the prisoners, May 27. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0597] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Cartel for Exchange of Prisoners. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0597] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Cartel for exchange of the prisoners, May 27. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0597] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Major Sherburne: Capture of the detachment under his command, the conduct of Major Butterfield was the cause of the disaster. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0598] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Account of the loss of the post at the Cedars, (Note). [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0598] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Additional account of the unfortunate affair at the Cedars, (Note). [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0599] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to the President of Congress: The navigation of the Sound and the security of the American fleet are important objects, for the safety of these he requests the heavy cannon may not be withdrawn from New-London. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0600] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Governour Trumbull, May 21: Requesting him to deliver to Mr. Hollingsworth the heavy cannon left at New-London. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0601] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Governour Trumbull, May 21: Requesting him to deliver to Mr. Hollingsworth the heavy cannon left at New-London. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0601] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Hartford, in Connecticut, to the President of Congress: Governour Skene, refusing to give a parole, has been committed to prison, Captain McKay, who made his escape in violation of his parole, has been retaken, and is in prison also. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0601] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Parole tendered to Governour Skene, which he refused to subscribe. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0602] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: Gallantry of Captain Cunningham and his crew of seven men in defence of the little schooner Lady Washington, when she was attacked by five' boats of the British fleet, manned by a hundred men. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0602] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Town of Malden to Ezra Sargeant, their Representative in the Massachusetts Assembly. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0602] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland to the King: Approving the appointment of Commissioners to conciliate the alienated minds of his American subjects. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0604] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Richard Hanson, of Petersburgh, to the Committee for Dinwiddie County, Virginia. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0604] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Apology of William Buchanan and others, who, with Mr. Hanson, violated an order of the Continental Congress, for the observation of the 17th of May as a solemn Fast-day. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p0605] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Nicholson to the Maryland Council of Safety: Has discovered vessels of war in the Bay. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0605] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Nicholson to the Maryland Council of Safety: Has discovered vessels of war in the Bay. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0605] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Elbridge Gerry to James Warren: The Conventions of North-Carolina and Virginia have unanimously declared for Independency, he hopes to see Massachusetts follow their landable example. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0606] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple To John Longdon. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1023] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple to Meshech Weare: Our misfortunes in Canada are owing to the tardiness of the New-Hampshire Regiment ordered there last winter, and two other New-England Regiments, the causes of the delay should be fully investigated. North-Carolina and Virginia have instructed their Delegates to move for Independence, South-Carolina and Georgia will readily accede. The Proprietary Governments will be the last to accede to this necessary step, the New-Hampshire Delegates desire to know the opinion of their Colony on this subject. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1023] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Putnam: Cannot say with precision when he will be at liberty to return to New-York, requests General Putnam's attention and vigilance to every necessary work, if the enemy appears approaching New-York, information to be sent immediately by express. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0606] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Ward: Disposition of the military stores in the prizes recently taken by the Continental cruisers. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0606] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the York (Pennsylvania) Committee to the Committee of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia: Their proceedings with Mr. Steadman and the papers he brought from Philadelphia. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0607] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Committee to the Provincial Congress. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0608] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from captain Jeremiah Wool to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1343] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from captain Jeremiah Wool to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1343] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter form Thomas Hicks to the New-York Congress: He is utterly incapable of performing the dutyof Deputy in the Congress. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p1352] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Livingston to the New-York Congress, requesting an Armourer may be appointed for the Post in the Highlands. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0609] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Steenrod to the New-York Congress. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1341] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: Our affairs begin daily to wear a darker aspect in Canada, and will not change for the better, unless more troops are sent in. Colonel Dayton's Regiment cannot be removed from Tryon County, Ticonderoga should be put in a proper state of defence immediately. He requests a Court of Inquiry, with the least possible delay, on the infamous libel transmitted from the Committee of King's District. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0609] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the Commissioners in Canada: He has been charged with sending provisions to Canada that it may fall in the enemy's hands, Doctor Franklin and Mr. Carroll left Albany, on the 22d instant, for New-York. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0610] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Babcock to the President of Congress: Proposing to raise two Battalions of Marines, he would expect the rank of Brigadier-General. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0610] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Bayley to General WaShington: A road from Newbury to St. John's will be completed in about twenty days. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0611] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter.from the Committee for Newburyport to Tristram Dalton. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0611] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Inhabitants of Wellfleet to the Massachusetts Council. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0611] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Armstrong to General Robert Howe: A sloop from St. Eustatia has arrived at Charlestown, South-Carolina, with ten thousand pounds of powder. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0612] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Nicholson to the Maryland Council of Safety: The enemy's ships have gone in towards the mouth of the Rappahannock. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0612] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Beall to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0613] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Beall to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0613] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Statement of General McDonald to the President and Members of the Continental Congress, of the manner in which he was made prisoner, and of his treatment since. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0613] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Associators of the Fourth Battalion, in Northhampton County, Pennsylvania, declare in favour of a Provincial Convention. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0614] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the General Committee of Mechanicks in Union, of New-York, to the Provincial Congress, requesting them to instruct their Delegates in the Continental Congress to move for Independence. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0614] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Answer to the Address by the Provincial Congress, June 4. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0615] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Thomas Loosley and Thomas Elms, Paper makers, to the New-York Provincial Congress, to be exempted from military service. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0615] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lieutenant Holiday to General Greene, with three prisoners. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0616] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of the prisoners. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0616] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of the prisoners. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0617] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter From Kenneth MacCloud to Commodore Hopkins. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0617] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Hammond to Governour Eden: Will soon send one of the King's ships to take him on board, orders will be given to commit no hostilities at Annapolis. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0617] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Worcester County, Massachusetts. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0618] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Nicholson. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0618] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Secret Committee of Congress to Captain Hodge: Instructions for his government in his voyage to Europe, to procure from foreign countries supplies of arms, ammunition, and other articles. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0618] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Certificate of the appointment of the Committee of Secret Correspondence. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0620] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Reed .to the President of Congress: His reasons for declining the office of Secretary to General Washington. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0620] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

York County (Pennsylvania) Committee: Approve the appointment of a Provincial Congress, and condemn the conduct of James Rankin, Representative from York County. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0620] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of James Rankin to the worthy inhabitants of York County. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0621] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

A Freeman's Address to James Rankin, one of the Representatives for the County of York, Pennsylvania. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0623] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Committee for Chester County, Pennsylvania. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0625] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Northampton County, Pennsylvania, to the Philadelphia Committee. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0625] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Committee for Northampton County: Declare in favour of a Provincial Convention. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0625] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proclamation by Governour Franklin, requiring the Assembly of New-Jersey to meet at Perth Amboy, on the 20th of June next. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0626] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to the New-York Congress, complaining of the bad management of the Jail. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0626] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of the Vestry of the City and County of New-York to the Provincial Congress praying the sum of five thousand pounds may be advanced or lent to the City of New-York for the support of the poor. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0627] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of Committee of Provincial Congress,on Resolutions for raising two additional Battalions for three months. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0627] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of Committee of Provincial Congress, on Resolutions for raising two additional Battalions for three months. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0627] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the state of the Minute Regiment raised in Suffolk County, New-York. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0628] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thompson to General Washington: The havock made among the New-England Troops by the small-pox, and the want of ammunition, especially lead, have prevented anything being done below Sorel. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0628] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Council of War at Chambly. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0628] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Two Prizes, laden with military stores for the British Troops, taken and brought into Newburyport. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0629] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the People of the Thirteen United Colonies: On the necessity of an immediate Declaration of Independence. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0629] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Virginia Convention, disapproving of the conduct of the Council of Safety of Maryland, in regard to Governour Eden. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0629] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Hill. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0630] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Francis Ware to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0630] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from J. Hall to the Maryland Council of Safety, for ammunition for the Severn Battalion. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0630] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Snow-Hill (Maryland) Committee: Application for commissions for a Company raised in Worcester County. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0631] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to John A. Washington: We expect a bloody summer at New-York, as it is there the grand efforts of the enemy will be aimed, we are not, either in men or arms, prepared for it, but the same Providence which has in many instances appeared for us, it is to be hoped, will still go on to afford its aid. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0631] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Macpherson to the President of Congress. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0632] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee of the Congress on Mr. Macpherson's Letter. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0632] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from New-York to a gentle-man in Philadelphia. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0632] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from New-York: Nothing has been said in the Provincial Congress upon the subject of a Declaration of Independence, but a new mode of Government has been talked of. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0633] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Ritzema to the New-York Congress, requesting a pair of Colours for his Regiment, of such a colour and with such devices as shall be deemed proper by the Congress. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0633] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to the committeefor Ulster County. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1349] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Smith to New-York Congress, returning his commission as captain of the armed sloop Schuyler. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1353] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Washington. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0633] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 22. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0633] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 23. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0634] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 24. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0634] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 25. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0634] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 26. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0635] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 26. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p0635] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 27. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0636] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 28. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0636] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 29. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0636] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 30. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0637] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 31. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0637] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Jamaica, Queen's County, New-York, to the Provincial Congress. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0637] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for New-Windsor to the New-York Congress: Case of Mrs. Lawrence, who sells tea in violation of the Resolve of Congress. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0638] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the President of Congress. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0639] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Stores and Provisions received, forwarded, expended, and what remains in store, at Fort-George. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0639] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: The disagreeable accounts heretofore transmitted from Canada, he hopes, will be the last. A number of persons living on the New-Hampshire Grants have had, and perhaps still have, a design to seize him as a Tory, hopes the Congress will publickly do him justice. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0639] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Committee of Albany, May 14: Requests a secret committee may be appointed to receive the information he sends by Mr. Duet of the intentions of the Tortes in the neighbouring Counties. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0641] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan, May 14: Information has been lodged with him against Sir John Johnson, charging him with hostile intentions. Directs that Colonel Dayton, with three hundred men, be sent to Johnstown. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0641] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Sir John Johnson, May 14. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0642] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Volkert P. Douw, May 14, requesting him to inform the Mohawks of the reasons for marching the Troops to Johnstown. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0642] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Colonel Dayton, May 14: Instructions for proceedings in Johnstown. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0642] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Sir John Johnson, May 14: Having discovered his secret operations, has ordered him to be sent to Albany a close prisoner. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0643] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Lady Johnson, May 14. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0643] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Sir John Johnson to General Schuyler, May 18: Mr. McDonald has no control over the clan of his name, and they will not leave Johnstown, to be removed to Albany. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0644] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Dayton to General Schuyler, May 22: Arrived at Johnstown, on the 19th instant, Sir John Johnson has assembled the Highlanders, who determined not to surrender themselves, and has retired with them into the woods. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0643] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Colonel Dayton, May 22: He has requested the Committees of Albany and Tryon to take measures to secure the country against the infernal machinations of the Tortes, they are to be aided, if necessary, with the Troops under his command. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0645] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Gen. Schuyler to Walter Livingston and the gentlemen of the Secret Committee,May 22, Thanks them for the measures they have taken to counteract the false reports of the Tortes, the most vigorous measures ought to be pursued against Sir John Johnson. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0645] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Dayton to General Schuyler, May 24: Enclosing Depositions respecting the movements of Sir John Johnson. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0646] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Dayton to General Schuyler, May 24: Enclosing Depositions respecting the movements of Sir John Johnson. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0646] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Dayton to General Schuyler, May 24: Enclosing Depositions respecting the movements of Sir John Johnson. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0646] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Dayton to General Schuyler, May 24: Sir John Johnson has escaped, Lady Johnson says he is on his road to Niagara, and that we shall soon hear where he is. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0646] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Colonel Dayton, May 25: Lady Johnson should be removed to Albany, without delay, in the most easy and commodious manner to her, the Highlanders, with their families, must also be removed to that place, it may be necessary to remove all the Tortes out of Tryon County. Should Sir John be taken, he must be sent under such a guard as will prevent a rescue. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0647] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Colonel Dayton, May 27: His operations in Tryon County have been conducted with that prudence which distinguishes the officer and man of sense, the Highlanders who have not fled, may remain at Johnstown, under certain restrictions. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0647] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Gates: He is heartily chagrined to think we have lost in one month all that the immortal Montgomery was a whole campaign in gaining, together with our credit and many men, and an amazing sum of money. The Commissioners, Mr. Chase and Mr. Carroll of Carrollton, leave Chambly on their return home this day. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0649] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Newburyport, Massachusetts, votes for Independence. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0649] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Stockbridge, Massachusetts, instruct their Representatives to vote for Independence. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0649] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, instruct Valentine Rathbun to use his influence with the Assembly to notify the Continental Congress that the whole Province are waiting for a Declaration of Independence. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0649] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Town of Brunswick, Briston County, Massachusetts, in Favor of Independence. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0603] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Governour having received intelligence that a large Army of foreign Troops, hired by the Ministry and powers of Great Britain to lay waste and destroy this country, are on their passage, and may be daily expected, the men lately ordered to be detached are to be fitted to march on any emergency. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p0650] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Accounts of James Rice, for fitting out the brig Defence, and building the Row-Galley. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0650] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Accounts of James Rice, for fitting out the brig Defence, and building the Row-Galley. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0651] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Payments made on account of the brig Defence, Captain Seth Harding. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0651] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders given to man and list for immediate service the three Row-Galleys now nearly ready, for immediate serviceCaptains of the Row-Galleys required to attend at Hartford on Wednesday next, the 5th of June, for further orders. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0652] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 1st. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0652] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain William Richards Appointed Ship's Husband to the Naval Armaments of the Province, Committee to have cast a sufficient number of iron clock-weights, to exchange with the inhabitants for their clock-weights of lead, Committee to procure, with the greatest possible expedition, seventy tons of shot. [1776-05-09] . [S5-V6-p0651] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to Purchase Four Old Flats, for hulks, for covering the gondolas at the chevaux-defrise. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0653] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0653] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain James Craig Appointed to Effect the Exchange of Prisoners directed by the Continental Congress, on the 10th instant. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0653] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve + Order. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p0654] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Maritime. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0654] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Thomas Richardson and Levi Hollingsworth directed to proceed, as soon as possible, to New-London, or Newport, for the cannon directed to be delivered to the Committee of Safety by their Resolve of the 7th instant. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0654] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Special Meeting. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p0655] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Members Directed to Meet Tomorrow Morning, at nine o'clock precisely, on business of importance, Committee to purchase two vessels, one for a magazine, the other for a provision vessel, for the Fleet, Committee to survey the river, from Billingsport to Fort-Island. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p0655] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to Inquire into the complaint of Congress against Thomas Dewees, Jailor, who had the charge and custody of Moses Kirkland. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0655] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to Mr. John Reed, Commissary, Barrack-Master, and Clerk of the Check, at Fort-Island. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0656] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Officers of the Ship, armed boats, and floating and land batteries, required to make report of the quantity of military stores they now have, Two galleys, for the protection of commerce in Delaware Bay, to be built with all possible despatch. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0657] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 15, 1776. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0657] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Present. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p0657] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0657] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commodore Caldwell directed to notify the Commanding Officers of the armed boats to attend the Committee of Safety on Saturday morning next, the 18th instant, Committee to inquire and report the quantity of ammunition each armed boat was supplied with when they went down the river last week against the ships of war, Committee to apply to Congress for sulphur and lead, and to erect fortifications at Billingsport. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0658] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to Draw up a Memorial to the Assembly, respecting the proceedings of the Committee of Safety upon the late attempts of the King's ships to invade the Province, Lieutenant George Cuppaidge, a prisoner, permitted to remove from Lebanon, in Lancaster, to Yorktown, in York County. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p0658] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Ryan, a Prisoner, well acquainted with the River and Bay of Delaware, and otherwise dangerous to the Province, to be confined in Jail, Survey of the Channel, on the east side of the Bar, opposite Fort-Island, ordered. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0659] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Application. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0660] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial to the Continental Congress, requesting that the further defences for the City and River may be carried into execution at the Continental charge. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0660] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to William Richards, Ship's Husband to the Pennsylvania Fleet. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0661] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Colonel Miles directed to detach from the Provincial Troops a working party of one hundred men to Fort-Island. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0661] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0661] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0662] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 22, 1776. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0662] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 23, 1776. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0662] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial to the Assembly, requesting the number of the Committee of Safety may be increased, by adding more persons residing in the City. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0662] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial to Congress, of the 21st instant, to be reconsidered tomorrow morning. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0662] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0663] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commitment of the Prisoners from North-Carolina, ordered into close confinement by the Congress. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0663] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resignation of Commodore Caldwell Accepted. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0664] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial to the Assembly, requesting an inquiry into the causes of the failure to capture the Roebuck. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0664] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Committee of Safety to meet tomorrow evening, at seven o'clock, to consider of a proper person to be appointed Commodore of the Fleet. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0664] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Martin West appointed master of the ammunition vessel, and James Simpson master of the provision vessel, Jeremiah Simmons appointed Captain-Lieutenant of the Provincial Artillery Company. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0665] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to Draw Up an Account of the military preparations in the Province, to be laid before the Assembly. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0666] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolved. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0666] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Montgomery directed to take command of the armed boat Chatham, instead of the Ranger. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0666] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to Captain Reed, for the better government of the Navy now under his command. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0667] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of Committee on a proper mode of providing cartridges for the Associators. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0667] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lieutenant Hume, of the armed boat Ranger, to send two men down the Bay on publick service. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0668] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

By Order. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0668] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Regulations of the Congress, of April 3, respecting Privateers. [1776-04-03] . [S4-V6-p0668] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0669] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve. [1776-04-03] . [S4-V6-p0670] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0670] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to the Convention of Virginia, June 1: The enemy's fleet has sailed from Cape Fear, but whether they have gone north or south is uncertain, he sets out for Charlestown tomorrow. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0721] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Nicholson to the Maryland Council of Safety: Is proceeding with the ship up to Baltimore. Has seen nothing of the enemy's ships since he left them at Windmill Point. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0669] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Hugh Young. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0669] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Philadelphia Committee of Inspection: Regulate the price of Salt and Tea. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0669] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Philadelphia Committee of Inspection and Observation: Declare and hold up to the world Stephen Shewell and Joseph Shewell as enemies to their country. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0670] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Reading, Pennsylvania, to the Committee of Philadelphia: They have appointed a Delegation to attend the Conference on the 18th of this month. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0670] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Washington: Since he wrote yesterday, five ships have arrived at the Hook. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0671] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Schuyler: Has sent forward a number of cannon and other supplies, powder, lead, and provisions, will soon be sent for him. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0671] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Bull to Henry Remsen: Declines the appointment offered him by the Provincial Congress. He is by no means a friend to independency, and will not, in any capacity, arm in defence of it. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0671] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Thomas Harriott to the New-York Congress. He will never take an active part against the United Colonies, if they will grant him his liberty. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1354] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Vernon to the New-York Congress, requesting to be releasedfrom prison: It never was his intention to be an enemy to this country. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1354] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry Killegrove to the New-York Congress: The British knew hi, to be a pilot of the port, and keep him on board the Phenix, much against his inclination. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1354] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lord Stirling to General Washington: Condition of the Fortifications in the Highlands, West-Point and other places mentioned as proper positions for further defences. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0672] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Present State of the Garrison at Fort Constitution, May 29, 1776. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p0673] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Provisions in store at Fort Constitution. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0675] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Provisions at Fort Montgomery, May 31. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0675] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Persons Employed at Fort Montgomery. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0675] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Persons Employed at Fort Constitution. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0675] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Number of Persons Proposed to be Employed at Both Posts. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0676] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Fort Montgomery. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0676] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Returns of Persons Employed in Carrying on both the Works. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0676] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of Tory Prisoners at Fort Montgomery. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0676] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores at Fort Montgomery, May 31. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0677] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores at Fort Constitution, May 30. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0677] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Account of Artillery Stores at both the Forts. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0677] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the President of Congress: His Letters to Congress show that he has long seen the necessity of discipline in the Army, and dreaded the consequences that would arise from the want of it. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0677] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to the President of Congress: Arrived at St. John's last evening. General Thomas is down with the small-pox, and is without the least prospect of a recovery. General Wooster is at St. John's, with his baggage, returning to Connecticut. Everything is in the utmost confusion, and almost every one frightened at they know not what. The Regiments sent here are torn and divided into numerous parts, and scattered from one end of the country to another. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0679] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Major John G. Frazer to the President of Congress, enclosing an inventory of every article found in the docks and harbour of Boston since the enemy evacuated that place. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0680] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Major John G. Frazer to the President of Congress, enclosing an inventory of every article found in the docks and harbour of Boston since the enemy evacuated that place. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p0680] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joshua Wentworth to Stephen Moylan: For directions about disposing of the Brig Elizabeth and cargo, captured by Commodore Manly. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0681] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a letter from a Gentleman in Salem. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0681] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Carroll, Barrister, to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0681] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Baltimore County Committee, with information of the movement of Lord Dunmore's Fleet. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0682] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Virginia Committee of Safety: If Lord Dunmore expects to find more favour in Maryland than he has experienced in Virginia, he will be greatly disappointed. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0682] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Nicholson: Directing him to make the best preparation he can to repel any attack that may be made by our enemies on either the Fortifications or Town of Baltimore. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0682] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to their Delegates in Congress: All is quiet at Annapolis. The Governour has just received a letter from Captain Hammond, of the Roebuck, who will shortly send for him. Lord Dunmore has taken possession of Gwinn's Island. Our Islands will probably be plundered next. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0682] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Baltimore Committee: Lord Dunmore, with the whole fleet, has left Norfolk, and arrived at Gwinn's Island, where they have landed their men, and are intrenching themselves. They found a large supply of fresh provisions on the Island. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0683] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple to John Langdon. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p1024] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to the President of Congress. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0683] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Form of a Parole prepared for Lieutenant Neal McLean, which he refused to sign. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0683] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam to General Washington: Lieutenant McLean has behaved very ill, and is sent in irons to Philadelphia. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0683] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Ezra L'Hommedieu to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0684] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thompson to General Washington: Entertains doubts of our ability to keep Canada, the artillery is lost, and the New-England Troops are so much infected with, or afraid of, the small-pox, as almost to prevent their doing duty, if he had the Jersey and Pennsylvania Regiments, less than five thousand men could compel him to evacuate it. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p0684] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Arthur Lee to the Committee of Secret Correspondence. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0685] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Moulttie to President Rutledge: Two large vessels are in sight, the Fort on Sullivan's Island is enclosed: He has not men enough, but will make the best defence he can with what he has got. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1185] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the Inhabitants of Virginia: On the conduct of the Inhabitants of Norfolk. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0686] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Ringgold to the Maryland Council of Safety, enclosing his commission and resignation. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0687] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to General Chamberlaine and other officers: Requesting the Militia may not be alarmed on the approach of the enemy's vessels, which are daily expected up the Bay. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0687] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to William Hindman. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0687] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Beall. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0687] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Hancock to the Council of Massachusetts. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0688] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: Congress having fully accomplished their views in requesting his attendance in Philadelphia, submit to his choice the time of returning to Head-Quarters. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0688] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: Submits to the consideration of Congress whether any of the arms lately taken should be delivered to the independent corps of Boston, while the five Regiments there, and many other Regiments in Continental pay, are entirely deficient. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0688] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Putnam: Congress has resolved to send a considerable augmentation to our Army in Canada: Neither policy nor prudence will justify sending a reinforcement from New-York. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0689] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Josiah Bartlett to John Langdon: This will be the trying year, if possible the enemy must be hindered from getting any foothold this season, if that can be done the day will be our own, and we forever delivered from British tyranny. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1025] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of the Committee for Philadelphia to the Justices of his Majesty's Court of Quarter Sessions for the County of Philadelphia: Requesting them to suspend the exercise of any authority in the present Courts, until a Government is framed. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0689] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Thanks of the Committee of Privates of Philadelphia to the Officers and Men of the Galleys, for their behaviour in the engagement with the Roebuck. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0690] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0690] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Major Charles Preston, a prisoner, to the President of Congress. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0691] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jonathan Elmer, to the president of Congress, respecting a cargo of Salt from Bermuda. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0691] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jonathan Elmer, to the president of Congress, respecting a cargo of Salt from Bermuda. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0691] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Palfrey to the President of Congress, for instructions in his department. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0692] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Genral Putnam to the New-York Congress: On the propriety at keeping at hard labour persons arrested as inimical to the measure of the United colonies. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Genral Putnam to the New-York Congress: On the propriety at keeping at hard labour persons arrested as inimical to the measure of the United colonies. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to General Putnam: The prisoners are not to be compelled to labour at the Fort. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Putnam: Colonel Bedel's and Major Butterfield's conduct is universally condemned in Canada, for securing the frontiers of New- York against the Indians, it will probably be necessary to order Colonel Dayton to take post at the place where Fort Stanwix was, Ticonderoga should be repaired if it is resolved to keep that place, but a post on the ground opposite would more effectually secure us against the enemy. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0692] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0693] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of a Friend to his Country to the Inhabitants of the United Colonies, on the use and sale of Tea. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0693] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Town-Meeting at Providence, in Rhode-Island. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0697] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0697] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vessel. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0698] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Howe to Lord George Germaine. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0698] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of Town-Meeting at Taunton, Bristol County. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0698] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to Nathan Cushing, Esq., Representative of the Town of Scituate. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0699] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Town of Wentham to Benjamin Guild, Joseph Haws, and Doctor Ebenezer Daggett. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0699] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of Hanover, at a Town-Meeting. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0700] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Inhabitants of Tyringham, in Town Meeting. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0700] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Inhabitants of Alford, in Town-Meeting. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0701] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Town of Norwich, in Hampshire County. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0701] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Inhabitants of Palmer to their Representatives in General Assembly. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0701] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Inhabitants of Acton to Mr. Mark White, their Representative. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0702] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Inhabitants of the Town of Bedford. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0702] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote in Nearly a Full Meeting of the Inhabitants of the Town of Murrayfield. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0702] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Inhabitants of the Town of Leverett. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0703] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve of the Inhabitants of the Town of Gageborough. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0703] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote at a Meeting of the Town of Natick. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0703] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to Mr. John Gould, Representative of the Town of Topsfield. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0703] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote at a Full Meeting of the Inhabitants of Southampton. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0704] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote at a Legal Meeting of the Inhabitants of the Town of Northbridge. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p0704] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Unanimous Vote of the Town of Williamstown. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p0705] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Town of Barnstable, against Independence. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p0705] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest against the Proceedings of the Town of Barnstable respecting Independence. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p0705] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Unanimous Vote of the Town of Sturbridge. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p0706] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of Fitchburgh. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p0706] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Vote of the Inhabitants of Ashby. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p0706] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Unanimous Vote of Greenwich, at a legal Town Meeting. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p0706] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve of the Inhabitants of Winchendon, at a general Town-Meeting. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p0706] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Eastham. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p0706] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Howe to Lord George Germaine: He took the most advisable measures to answer the purposes required respecting the goods he carried off from the people of Boston, the main object being to deprive the Rebels of what they stood most in need. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0707] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from J. Rutledge to Major-General Lee. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0720] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Rutledge to Colonel Moultrie: Captain Beekman is sent to take command at Haddrell's Point. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1185] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Calvert County. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0707] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Governments of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, DelaWare, and Maryland: Our affairs are hastening to a crisis, and the approaching campaign will, in all probability, determine the fate of America, to the Militia of the United Colonies their Delegates in Congress now make the most solemn appeal: on their exertions at this critical period, the salvation of America now evidently depends. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0707] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Pennsylvania Assembly. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0708] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-Hampshire Delegates in Congress to Meshech Weare: Seven hundred and fifty men, including officers, will be required of New-Hampshire, to serve as Militia, until the first of December. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0708] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Colonel Macintosh: Refers him for orders to General Lee and General Armstrong. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0709] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Tupper to General Washington: There is now at the Hook eight square-rigged vessels and five small craft, besides the Asia and her small tender. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0709] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Tupper to General Washington: There is now at the Hook eight square-rigged vessels and five small craft, besides the Asia and her small tender. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0709] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from A. B. Livingston to Colonel McDougall: Has just discovered a criminal correspondence with a person on board the Dutchess-of-Gordon. Mrs. Hatch and Mr. Hill are the two principals in this villany. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0710] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Answer of New-York Congress to Lewis Thibou: The Continental Congress alone can decide upon measures affecting the general welfare. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1362] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceeding of the New-York Committee on the complaint against Captain Harriott, submitted to the Provincial Congress. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1375] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Jonathan Baker and Stephen Fountain tried by the Joint Committees of Brookhaven, St. George's, and Meritches, on the charge of being enemies to their country, and, as such, of taking up arms and holding correspondence with our enemies on board the Ministerial ships of war. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0710] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order for the Conveyance Under Guard of Jonathan Baker and Stephen Fountain, to the Committee of New-Haven, or the Provincial Congress of New-York. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0710] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Speech of Indian Chiefs to Henry Wisner. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0710] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Richard Varick to General Washington: With Captain Godwin of the Royal Artillery, made prisoner at Chambly. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0711] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Thomas: Recommends the seizure of all persons notoriously disaffected to the Colonies, as a measure necessary for the preservation of such of our friends as may fall into the enemy's hands in the course of this contest. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0711] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Rev. Willard Hall, of Westford, Massachusetts, declared unfriendly to the cause of the American Colonies. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0712] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Sullivan to James Warren, recommending the appointment of a Truck master at Penobscot to supply the Indians on the Bay of Fundy, and the St. John's Tribe. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0712] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Virginia. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0712] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Baltimore Committee. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0713] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0713] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0713] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Joseph Reed: Congress has appointed him Adjutant-General of the Continental Army. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p0713] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple to John Langdon. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1025] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of William Adams to the Continental Congress: Is Surgeon on board the sloop Hornet, but conceives he could render his country more service in a fighting capacity, and requests an appointment of Captain of Marines. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0714] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Watts to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0714] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Cregier to Thomas Randall: Is with the schooner General Putnam at Shrewsbury Inlet, several ships of war are at Sandy-Hook. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0714] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Ezekiel Hawley to the New-York Congress, for directions how to proceed, many of the inhabitants about Salem, in Westchester County, are opposed to the measues of the United Colonies. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1385] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Townshend to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0715] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Inhabitants of the City of Albany to the sub-Committee of the City and County: Requesting that all persons notoriously disaffected to the measures now pursued by America to support her freedom, may be placed under restraint. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0715] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Albany to the Delegates for that County in the Provincial Congress: They have very little powder, and Tryon County is in a worse condition. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0715] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington, June 5: Affairs in Canada much improved since he arrived there, the encampmeat at Sorel is almost enclosed and a battery Completed. General Thompson with about two thousand of the best troops have been sent against the enemy at Three Rivers, the Canadians are flocking by hundreds to take a part with us, in a few days the Army can be reduced to order, and a new face put on our affairs, which, a few days since, seemed almost impossible. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0921] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Sullivan, June 5: He intended setting off this day, from Montreal, but has been hindered by taking the goods in town, it will not be in his power to take an account of the goods and send them off in three days, the enemy below will not advance suddenly, there will be time to prepare for them, we shall be reinforced in time to secure this part of the country. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0924] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from J. Duggan to General Sullivan, June 5. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0924] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Greenleaf to the Massachusetts Council. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0715] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of A Watchman to the People of Massachusetts-Bay. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0716] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

London. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0717] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Speech of Governour Bullock to the Provincial Congress of Georgia. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0718] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Provincial Congress to Governour Bullock, June 7th. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0719] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Government Answer. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0720] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to the President of Congress: South-Carolina and Georgia must be reinforced, the enemy will probably make it the seat of war. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0720] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to General Lewis: Directing him to order as large a body of Regulars as can be spared from Virginia, to march to Cross-Creek in North-Carolina. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0721] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Virginia Committee. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0721] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee for Hanover County, Virginia, declare Alexander Macauley, Richard Dennistown, and Thomas Evans, inimical to the liberties of America. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0721] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Loudoun County Committee. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p0722] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Frederick County. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0722] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from U. Scott to the Maryland Council of Safety: Wishes to go to England, and asks them for a passport. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0722] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Mercer: Requests him immediately to set out for Head-Quarters, at New-York. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0723] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Stephen Moylan, Quartermaster-General. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0723] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Reflections on Publick Affairs: Recommended to the perusal of the Members of the New-Jersey Assembly. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0723] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Huntington to Governour Trumbull: It is conjectured the attack on New-York will be made through Long-Island, as it has the greatest proportion of Tories, both of its own growth and of adventitious ones, of any part of the Colony. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0725] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mangle Minthorn published by the New-York Committee, as an enemy to America. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0725] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Albany Committee to the President of Congress, recommending Captain John Visscher for promotion. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0726] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Appointment of Francis Guillot to be Captain of an Independent Company of French Canadians, by General Sullivan, June 6. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0923] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Sullivan's Instructions to Gen. Thompson, Sorel, June 6. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0923] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Schuyler, June 6: He is removing a parcel of goods he has seized at Montreal, and will probably have all over this evening, our enemies are daily increasing, and our friends deserting us. With a powerful Army against us, well disciplined and well supplied, it will be a miracle if we keep the country. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0925] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Connecticut Council of Safety direct the three galleys to be furnished and manned with fifty men, each. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0726] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Connecticut Council of Safety direct the three galleys to be furnished and manned with fifty men, each. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0727] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: With an Invoice of the Ordnance Stores forwarded for the Army at New-York. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0727] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: With an Invoice of the Ordnance Stores forwarded for the Army at New-York. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0728] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Assembly of Massachusetts to their Delegates in Congress: It will be very difficult to raise the Battalions proposed to be raised in Massachusetts without some additional encouragement. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0728] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Howe to Lord George Germaine: The Troops at Halifax are embarked, and waiting only for favourable weather to sail for Sandy-Hook, he proceeds in a frigate that he may have the advantage of communicating with Governour Tryon, for obtaining the best information of the state of the Rebel Army in the environs of that place, his best endeavours will be employed to engage the assistance of the Indians of the Six Nations, and hopes, by the influence of Colonel Guy Johnson, to make them useful. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0728] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Moultrie to President Rutledge: By an unlucky accident a flag from the man-of-war was fired on by a sentinel. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1185] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Rutledge to Colonel Moultrie: Directs him to send a flag immediately to the Commanding Officer of the British Fleet to explain the accident. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1185] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Loose Thoughts on Government, by Democraticus. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0730] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from B. Johnson to the Maryland Council of Safety: Requesting commissions for Officers of three Companies in his Battalion. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0732] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 7th. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0732] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Germaine. [1776-12-23] . [S4-V6-p0733] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Germaine. [1776-12-23] . [S4-V6-p0733] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert Eden. [1776-04-17] . [S4-V6-p0734] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Carroll. [1776-04-18] . [S4-V6-p0734] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter & Resolve. [1776-04-20] . [S4-V6-p0735] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

His Excellency. [1776-04-20] . [S4-V6-p0735] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Lee. [1776-04-06] . [S4-V6-p0736] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolves. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0736] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proposal. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0736] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Answer. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0737] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolves & Addresses. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0737] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0738] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Hammond. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0738] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Calvert. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0739] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 12. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0740] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter From the President of Congress to General Washington: Congress has just received intelligence from Canada which is truly alarming, the Army there is almost ruined for want of discipline, it has been determined to recall General Wooster. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0740] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Circular Letter from the President of Congress to the several Colonies: Lead is so essentially necessary at this juncture, that no pains should be spared to procure it. The situation of the United Colonies will be extremely deplorable if we depend entirely upon the importation of it. Every people should have within themselves all the means of self-defence. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0740] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: He arrived at New-York on the 6th, by the news just received from Canada, it appears our affairs there are in a much worse condition than was first reported at Philadelphia. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0741] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: He arrived at New-York on the 6th, by the news just received from Canada, it appears our affairs there are in a much worse condition than was first reported at Philadelphia. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0741] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New-York Congress: Earnestly requests they will endeavour to furnish the quota expected from the Province for the reinforcement of our Army in Canada, as speedily as possible, General Schuyler is extremely importunate for a supply of men. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0742] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler: Congress has provided for reinforcing the Army in Canada, and keeping up the communication with that Province, they have also authorized the engaging a number of Indians in the service. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0742] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison to General Ward: Enclosing the dismissal of Colonel Burbeck from the Continental Army, and advises him, if the Troops are turbulent and very importunate for their pay, to borrow money from the General Court, to be repaid when money is sent. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0743] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Convention at New-York to the President of Congress. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0793] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Schuyler to the New-York Delegates in Congress. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0743] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

New-York Committee request the inhabitants of the City and County to decide by an election, on the 17th instant, on the propriety of establishing a new Government. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0743] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Bellinger to Colonel Fisher: An express has just arrived with the news that a great number of enemy Indians had arrived at Oneida, and were on their march down. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0762] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington, June 7: Wishes General Washington or General Lee may be sent to Canada. If any other officer is sent to take the command he asks for permission to return. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0938] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Committees of the several Towns in the County of Berkshire, Massachusetts, with the approbation of King's District in New-York, to General Washington: Expressing the dissatisfaction of many officers and soldiers, and others, with the conduct of General Schuyler, who have great fears respecting his fidelity to his country, and that there is a great backwardness in men to inlist for service in Canada on this account. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0744] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Asa Douglass to General Washington: Has been a constant observer of all our Northern transactions, from the beginning of our troubles, the resolution of Congress to abandon Ticonderoga, in 1775, was caused by the land robbers, New-York is not hearty either in the reduction of Canada or in opposing Great Britain, he believes, from all that has transpired, that General Schuyler is a traitor, and that the destruction of the Army in Canada, if not all the New-England Provinces, is near at hand. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0745] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Account of the Capture of the Privateer Yankee Hero, by the British frigate Milford. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0746] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commission of the Privateer Yankee Hero, from the Council of Massachusetts. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0748] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Moulttie to the Commanding Officer of the British Fleet: With a flag by Captain Huger, assuring him that the firing on his flag yesterday was the effect of error in the sentinel. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1185] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moulttie:Ordering a detachment to Long-Island, to dislodge the enemy if possible. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1186] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moulttie:Ordering a detachment to Long-Island, to dislodge the enemy if possible. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1186] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moulttie:Ordering a detachment to Long-Island, to dislodge the enemy if possible. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1186] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the Convention of Virginia, on the subject of Government in general, and recommending a particular form to their consideration: By a Native of the Colony. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0748] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Lieutenant Harrison. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0754] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to their Delegates in Congress: The Governour is not gone yet, but will leave the Province in a few days, the intention of the Virginia Resolutions is to stir up the people of Maryland against their Deputies in Congress, Convention, and Council of Safety--for which they deserve to be properly rewarded. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0754] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of Assembly of Pennsylvania to their Delegates in Congress: Removing the restrictions laid upon them by the Instructions of last November, directing them to dissent from and reject any proposition that might cause, or lead to, a separation from Great Britain. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0755] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Committee for Berks County, Pennsylvania, to support the present civil Government of the Province, till a new one is formed. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0756] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Cumberland County to the President of Congress: Enclosing a Resolution of the Committee respecting some gunpowder forwarded by Lewis Morris to Ephraim Blair, to be sent to Fort Pitt. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0756] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Cumberland County to the President of Congress: Enclosing a Resolution of the Committee respecting some gunpowder forwarded by Lewis Morris to Ephraim Blair, to be sent to Fort Pitt. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0756] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lieutenant Hallock to the Marine Committee. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0756] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Henshaw to Gen. Gates. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p0757] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Delegates to the New-York Congress: Requesting instructions on the question of Imdependence. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1391] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Isaac Ketham to John Jay: Israel Youngs has discovered a plan which should be guarded against, he is unwilling to explain himself to any person but Mr. Jay. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1410] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress, enclosing a Letter from General Sclmyler, of May 31. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0757] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress, enclosing a Letter from General Sclmyler, of May 31. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0758] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0759] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, June 2, 1776. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0759] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0759] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0759] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0760] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0760] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0761] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0761] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 1 to June 8. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0761] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Albany Committee to the New-York Congress: An 'immediate invasion of the frontier is expected, the Militia of Schenectady with that of Tryon County are ordered to march to the westward, but the whole of the powder in Albany and Tryon Counties is scarce sufficient to give ten rounds to each man, they earnestly request a supply of ammunition. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0761] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the President of Congress: Recommends the establishment of a Post at the place where Fort Stanwix formerly stood, and that a conference should be held with the Six Nations at the German Flats, to inform them of our intentions. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0762] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Provisions received at Fort George and forwarded to Ticonderoga, since the 1st instant. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0763] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Kirkland to General Schuyler: Colonel Butler by threats and professor has prevailed upon the greater part of the Senecas, Cayugas, and Onondagas, to renounce the cause of the Colonies, and engage on the King's side, they have sent the war hatchet to the Chippewas and Ottawas, and some of the tribes have received it, if Colonel Butler is reinforced from Niagara, our Indian friends say the back parts of New- York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, will soon feel his resentment. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0764] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Stephen Hopkins: If the Southern Colonies think he is partial in favour of the Northern Colonies, they are greatly mistaken, when he returned from New-Providence, the enemy were too strong for him to attempt to go to Georgia, Virginia, the Delaware, or to New-York, it would be better for the country if no officer in the fleet depended on any friend "but his own merit, for himself, the Committee cannot do him a greater service than by appointing one in his place, he will still render all the assistance in his power. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0764] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Howe to Lord George Germaine: Expresses his amazement at the decisive and masterly strokes for carrying such extensive plans into immediate execution as have been effected since his Lordship has assumed the conducting of this war. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0766] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Rutledge to Colonel Moultrie: General Lee has the command of all the Regulars and the Militia, orders issued by him are to be obeyed. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1186] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Members of the Convention, requesting them to meet at Annapolis on the 20th instant. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0766] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Brigadier-Generals of the Province, requiring Returns of the number of effective arms in the hands of the Militia. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0766] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Fleming to Daniel Goldsmith, requesting him to receive certain prisoners in the jail of New-York. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0766] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: Has forwarded the muskets, as requested by Robert Morris, Chairman of the Secret Committee of Congress, except ten put on board two valuable vessels lately fitted for France on the Continental service. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0767] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: Has forwarded the muskets, as requested by Robert Morris, Chairman of the Secret Committee of Congress, except ten put on board two valuable vessels lately fitted for France on the Continental service. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0768] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler: General views and instructions respecting the condition and movements of the Army. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0768] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to Ezekiel Hawley Chairman of the committee of Salem in Westcheaster County. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1386] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New-York Congress: In to their Vote of thanks. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1386] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Wooster: Requesting him immediately to repair to Head-Quarters at New-York. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0770] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Joseph Trumbull, Commissary-General: Supplies for the Northern Army. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0770] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Trumbull to General Washington, June 9: The Congress Secret Committee are shipping from New-York large quantities of pork, and he fears very bad consequences there from to the operations of the present campaign. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0815] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Trumbull to the President of Congress, June 9. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0790] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: A transport with near a hundred Highlanders, taken by the Warren and Lee, was, brought into Marblehead yesterday. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0770] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Barbue Dubourg to Dr. Franklin: Has had successful efforts in the cause of the Americans with the Court of France. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0771] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Barbue Dubourg to Dr. Franklin: Has had successful efforts in the cause of the Americans with the Court of France. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0771] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Sends him fiats, ropes, and planks, for the construction of bridges for his retreat. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1186] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Moultrie to General Lee: Will send the detachment today, at night they will embark for Long-Island. [1776-10-07] . [S4-V6-p1186] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Directing him to stop his expedition against Long-Island unless he is certain of success. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1187] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Directing him to stop his expedition against Long-Island unless he is certain of success. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1187] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to their Delegates in Congress: They called a meeting of the Convention to be held at Annapolis on the 20th instant, and request such of them as can be spared from the Congress will attend. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0782] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the President of Congress: They will use their utmost exertions at this critical crisis to prevent the impending calamities which threaten the Continent. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0783] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Secret Committee of Congress to William Bingham: He will take passage for Martinico on board the Reprisal, Captain Wickes. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0783] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Marine Committee to Captain Wickes: They have given up the direction of the Reprisal to the Committee of Secret Correspondence, from whom he will receive orders. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0783] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple to John Langdon: Captain Thomas Thompson's appointment as Commander of the frigate Raleigh has been confirmed by the Congress. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1026] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Josiah Bartlett To John Langdon. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1026] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Mrs. Connolly to the President of Congress: Requesting permission to leave Philadelphia on Monday next. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0784] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth Battalions of Associators, of Philadelphia, resolve to support the Resolution of Congress of the 15th of May, and the proceedings of the publick meeting held in the city on the 20th of May. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0784] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth Battalions of Associators, of Philadelphia, resolve to support the Resolution of Congress of the 15th of May, and the proceedings of the publick meeting held in the city on the 20th of May. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0784] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth Battalions of Associators, of Philadelphia, resolve to support the Resolution of Congress of the 15th of May, and the proceedings of the publick meeting held in the city on the 20th of May. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0784] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth Battalions of Associators, of Philadelphia, resolve to support the Resolution of Congress of the 15th of May, and the proceedings of the publick meeting held in the city on the 20th of May. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0785] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth Battalions of Associators, of Philadelphia, resolve to support the Resolution of Congress of the 15th of May, and the proceedings of the publick meeting held in the city on the 20th of May. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0785] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Associators of First Battalion of Chester County, Pennsylvania, resolve that they will exert their utmost efforts to support and strengthen the Continental Union, and that they will support the measures now adopted, at all hazards. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0785] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions Adopted and Signed by Six Hundred and Sixty Men of the Elk Battalion, of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Militia. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0786] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions adopted by Colonel Crawford's Battalion of Associators, of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0786] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to the Philadelphia Committee: They have appointed Deputies to attend the Provincial Conference on the 18th instant. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0787] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of a Watchman to the Common People of Pennsylvania. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0787] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition Signed by a Number of Inhabitants of New-Jersey, and addressed to the Provincial Congress: Against a separation from Great Britain. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0788] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: The suspected and dangerous persons in New-York have not been secured, we may therefore have internal as well as external enemies to contend with. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0789] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0791] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders of General Washington to Major Schuyler, to take three Companies for the defence of the inhabitants and protection of property on the east end of Long-Island. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0792] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Commissioners in the Highlands, enclosing directions for the completion of the works there. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0792] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Commissioners in the Highlands, enclosing directions for the completion of the works there. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0792] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison to General Ward. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0793] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Trumbull to the New-York Congress, June 10: He is directed by General Washington to request they will stop the exportation of pork to foreign ports and places, all will be required for the Troops here and in Canada. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0815] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the disposition of the Cannon, and ten companies of the Continental Regiment of Artillery, and one Colony company of Atillery, in and about the City of New-York, June 10, 1776. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0920] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from New-York to a Gentleman in Philadelphia: Many Tortes have been arrested. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0794] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from New-York to a Gentleman in Philadelphia: Many Tortes have been arrested. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0794] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: So far from being able to procure two thousand Indians to join us, it is well if we can prevent them from acting against us. General Thomas died on the 2nd instant. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0795] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: So far from being able to procure two thousand Indians to join us, it is well if we can prevent them from acting against us. General Thomas died on the 2nd instant. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0796] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0796] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Wynkoop to General Schuyler, Other Letter June 10. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0942] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Sullivan: Not a stroke has been done to fortify the camp at St. John's, where, and at Chambly, near three thousand are sick, not one minute ought to be lost in securing our retreat, and saving our heavy cannon, baggage, and provisions, they will never attack Sorel. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0796] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governor Trumbull to the New-York Congress: In answer to their letter of Decemeber 12, 1775, relative to the people of connecticut carrying away James Rivingtons types. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1398] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to the President of Congress: The General Assembly have ordered three Regiments to be raised, one for Boston, one for New-London, and one with a view to New-York, if occasion requires, they, also, have ordered one-third part of the Militia upon the sea-coast, and one-fourth part in the more interior part of the Colony, the people of Connecticut will exert every nerve in this critical moment. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0797] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committees of Milford and Stratford, in Connecticut, adopt measures to prevent persons unfriendly to America from holding any correspondence, association, or combination, that may injure the United Colonies. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0798] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Committee of New-Fairfield, Conn.: Proceedings respecting Ephraim Hubbel. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0798] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Considerations on the Mode of Electing Delegates to the General Congress, in Connecticut. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0798] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hartford. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0800] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ship True Blue, from Jamaica, taken by the Cabot, Captain Hindman. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0800] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Watertown. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0800] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to James Warren. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0801] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Massachusetts Assembly provide for raising two more Regiments, to serve within the Colony. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0801] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee for Alford, in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, direct Deodat Ingersoll to be published for having violated the eleventh article of the Continental Association, that all true friends to the welfare of the United Colonies may treat him with neglect and contempt due to his criminality. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0802] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel David Gilman to the New-Hampshire Assembly: Requests them to reconsider the vote by which they have reduced him to a Lieutenant-Colonel, and placed Captain Darne over him as Colonel. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0803] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lord George Germaine to General Howe. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0803] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Directing him to detach four hundred Riflemen, to prevent the enemy from erecting works to cut off his retreat. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1187] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Dickerson to the Maryland Council of Safety: Enclosing Proceedings of the Committee for Caroline County, with the Depositions against Cornelius Hogans. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0804] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Dickerson to the Maryland Council of Safety: Enclosing Proceedings of the Committee for Caroline County, with the Depositions against Cornelius Hogans. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0804] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Dickerson to the Maryland Council of Safety: Enclosing Proceedings of the Committee for Caroline County, with the Depositions against Cornelius Hogans. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0804] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Smith to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0806] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Smith to Governour Eden. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0806] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry Lowes to Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0806] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Delegates in Congress to the Council of Safety: They are astonished at the ungenerous turn given to the proceedings of the Maryland Convention by that of Virginia, and hope there will be spirit enough in Maryland to resent this most injurious treatment, the proposition of the Delegates from Virginia to declare the Colonies independent, was yesterday postponed for three weeks, then to be resumed, they desire the explicit sense of the Province on this point. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0806] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Lewistown, Delaware, to the President of Congress: The disaffected, to the number of near one thousand men, are assembled, and openly avow their intention of operating with the men of-war lying in the Road. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0808] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry Fisher to the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety: The Tortes have cut off the communication by land between Lewistown and New-Castle on Delaware, several armed vessels have entered the Bay. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0808] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry Fisher to the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety: The Tortes have cut off the communication by land between Lewistown and New-Castle on Delaware, several armed vessels have entered the Bay. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0808] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 11,Deposition of William Barry, prisoner on board the Roebuck when she was attacked by the Row-Galleys. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0809] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: They have been two days deliberating on three capital matters, the most important of any that have yet been before them. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0811] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: Mr. Chase and Mr. Carroll arrived this day from Canada, by their account there has been most shocking mismanagement in that quarter. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0812] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Provincial Congress of New-York: Giving advice of the approach of a British Fleet and Army. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1402] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Provincial Congress of New-York: The pay of the Troops in the Middle will hereafter be equal to that in the Eastern Department. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0812] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Massachusetts Assembly: It is ascertained that it is the design of General Howe to make an attack on New-York. It is highly important that the Militia asked for should be forwarded there with all despatch. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0813] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Elbridge Gerry to James Warren:The question of Independence was yesterday postponed to give the Assemblies of the Middle Colonies an opportunity to take off their restrictions and let their Delegates unite in the measure. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0813] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-Hampshire Delegates in Congress to Meshech Weare: The question of Independence has been agitated in Congress, and they wished to be furnished with the sentiments of their constituents. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0814] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Tucker to General Washington. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0814] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Provincial Congress of New-York to their Delegates in Continental Congress: They are unanimously of opinion that the Delegates are not authorized to give the sense of the Colony on the question of declaring it to be, and continue, an independent State. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0814] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to their Delegates in Continental Congress: Enclosing papers relating to the exportation of provisions, which they are requested to lay before the Continental Congress, 11 Letter from the New-York Congress to Joseph Trumbull: The Congress has, by a resolution, restrained the exportation of beef and pork for fourteen days. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0815] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to their Delegates in Continental Congress: Enclosing papers relating to the exportation of provisions, which they are requested to lay before the Continental Congress, 11 Letter from the New-York Congress to Joseph Trumbull: The Congress has, by a resolution, restrained the exportation of beef and pork for fourteen days. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0815] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to their Delegates in Continental Congress: Enclosing papers relating to the exportation of provisions, which they are requested to lay before the Continental Congress, 11 Letter from the New-York Congress to Joseph Trumbull: The Congress has, by a resolution, restrained the exportation of beef and pork for fourteen days. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0815] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to their Delegates in Continental Congress: Enclosing papers relating to the exportation of provisions, which they are requested to lay before the Continental Congress, 11 Letter from the New-York Congress to Joseph Trumbull: The Congress has, by a resolution, restrained the exportation of beef and pork for fourteen days. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0816] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Trumbull to James Warren:Has been appointed to supply the New-England Troops sent to Canada with provisions. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0816] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Committee for Westchester County, in New-York, directing the arrest of the enemies to America who are daily travelling through the country in disguise. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0816] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Livingston to General Washington: In the plan sent for the completion of the Fortifications in the Highlands, the work of most consequence is excluded, as it commands, at point blank, all the fortifications on the Island, it is directly opposite Fort Constitution, on a point called West Point, and contains about forty acres of level. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0817] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Livingston to Lord Stirling: Colonel Nicoll resigned the command of the Forts in the Highlands on the 8th instant. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0818] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 11,Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: He is preparing everything with the utmost secrecy for taking post at Fort Stanwix. Mr. Deane says the Oneidas believe Butler has called a meeting of the Six Nations at Oswego, and they apprehend he will attempt to procure the Six Nations to join the more western Indians, and assist them in failing on the German Flats. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0819] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Sullivan: Mr. Tucker has just arrived at Montreal, and tells a confused story of an engagement between General Thompson and the enemy. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0820] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Jones: Directs him to come with the sloop Providence to Newport immediately. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0820] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Bartlett to General Washington: His proceedings with respect to the vessels taken and brought in by Captain Manley. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0821] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Delcaration of rights adoptedby the Virginia Convention. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1561] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Governour Eden with Advice pf the Council, orders a Proclamation for dissolving the present Assembly of Maryland, which stands prorogued to this day, and to call a new Assembly, to meet on the 25th of July next. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0740] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 13 Maryland Assembly. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0821] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Carroll, Barrister, to William Hayward: Suggestions for a vindication of the conduct of the Maryland Convention against the injurious insinuations thrown out by the Convention of Virginia, in their Resolves. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0821] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Calvert County to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0823] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Robert Alexander. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0823] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Colonel Nicholson, requesting General Washington to order an inquiry to be made concerning his conduct. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0823] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the New-York Committee to the aged friends of the American cause in the City and County of New-York. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0824] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of Columbus to the Electors of the City and County of New-York, on the necessity of forming a new mode of Government. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0825] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington, of June 12th, enclosing a letter from General Arnold, the next will probably announce the evacuation of Canada by our Troops. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0925] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Schuyler To General Washington. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0925] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from the Camp at the mouth of the Sorel: Account of the attack on the post at Trots Rivieres, and defeat of the detachment under General Thompson. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0826] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Theodore Stanton to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0828] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Committee of New-Milford, Conn., on charges against Captain John Clark and Lieutenant Alexander Brink. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0829] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Warren to Elbridge Gerry: More than one-half of the Representatives in the Assembly of Massachusetts are instructed fully in favour of Independence, and not one against it, more are expecting similar instructions to follow them. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0829] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of "A Watchman to the People of Massachusetts-Bay,". [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0830] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Does not like the scheme of retreating from Sullivan's Island by boats, that there may be two means of retreat, the bridge should be finished without delay. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1187] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie, for an exact state of his ammunition, that he may be supplied accordingly. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1187] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Turbutt Betton, Jun., to the Mary-land Convention. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0832] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Turbutt Betton, Jun., to the Mary-land Convention. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0832] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas McKean to the President of Congress: A thousand Tortes are under arms in Sussex County, Delaware. Troops have been sent after them. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0833] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas McKean to the President of Congress: The Insurgents of Sussex County have dispersed, they deny all intercourse with the enemy, or disaffection to the American cause. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0833] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Evans to Michael Hillegas. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0833] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 13,Letter from the President of Congress to the Agents for Prizes at Philadelphia, thanking them for the offer of hard money. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0834] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Ebenezer Hancock: Informing him of his appointment as Deputy Paymaster-General to the Continental Troops in the Eastern Department. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0834] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Richard Henry Lee to General Washington: This day he sets off for Virginia, it is more than probable that Congress will order Gates to Canada. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0834] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of "A Watchman to the People of Pennsylvania." The time for reconciliation with England has gone by, neither Hessinns nor Commissioners can accomplish it now. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0835] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Recantations of Michael Ohl, John Romick, and Joseph Romick, of Northampton County, Pennsylvania. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0836] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Recantations of Michael Ohl, John Romick, and Joseph Romick, of Northampton County, Pennsylvania. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0836] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: The necessity for decision and despatch in all our measures becomes every day more and more apparent the establishment of a War Office, formerly suggested to the Congress, appears to have been dropped, the utility and importance of" the measure is again submitted to their consideration. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0837] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0837] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New-York Congress: A number of persons on Long-Island have in their hands a considerable quantity of provisions which they refused to sell for Continental bills, the provisions are wanted for the Army, the Commissary-General has neither gold nor silver. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0839] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Sullivan. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0839] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Catherine Lamb to General Washington. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0839] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Mangle Minthorn to the New-York Congress, praying that he may be reinstated in the good opinion of his fellow citizens. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1400] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Sackett to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0840] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Sackett and other Officers of the Fourth New-York Regiment to General Washington. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0840] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

An Address to the Publick, on the interest of America. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0840] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Abraham Ten Broeck to General John M. Scott. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1405] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Lansing. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0942] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan: Is happy to find that the chaos and confusion, which have reigned so triumphantm our Army, are on the point of being expelled. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0843] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Albany Committee. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1072] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of charges against the person sent this city to Hartford, in Connecticut. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1072] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Nathaniel Shaw, Jun., to Governour Trumbull, for a commission for a Privateer. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0844] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Colt to the Assembly of Connecticut, requesting permission to resign. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0844] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Jones. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0844] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hancock to Hopkins. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0844] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jacob Hawley to Elbridge Gerry:Congress cannot declare Independence too soon, but the Confederation must be formed with great deliberation, two-thirds of the Towns in Massachusetts have instructed their Delegates in favour of Independence. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0844] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address and Petition of Major Hacket to the Assembly of New-Hampshire. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0845] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 20, The Speaker and twenty-seven Members met. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0845] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 21. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0845] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Laid Letters. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0845] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest of divers Inhabitants of the Province, in behalf of themselves and others, presented and read. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0845] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of Congress of May 15, recommending the establishment of new Governments, referred to a Committee, with Instructions. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0847] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petitions. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0847] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p0847] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address from the Committee of Inspection and Observation for the County of Philadelphia, presented and read. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0848] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Muster-Rolls. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p0849] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of the Committee of Safety of the Province, presented and read, Committee on the Resolve of Congress of the 15th, reported an essay of a Memorial to the Congress, which was read and referred for further consideration, Commissions of the Field and other Officers of the Associators, to be dated when they were chosen. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p0849] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve of Congress of April 6, laid before the House and read. [1776-04-06] . [S4-V6-p0849] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Miles authorized to purchase arms for the use of the Province, Commander-in-Chief of the Forces of the Province allowed thirty dollars per month, besides his pay, for the expenses of his table, The Clerk of the House directed to request the attendance of the absent Members, Committee to prepare Resolutions for rendering naturalization and oaths of allegiance unnecessary. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0849] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 25. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p0850] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 27. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p0850] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of the Committee for Philadelphia, presented to Congress on the 25th instant, laid before the House and read, Memorial of the Committee of Safety requesting an inquiry into the complaint made against them by the commanders of the armed boats. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0850] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of a number of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the County of Cumberland, requestins the House to withdraw the Instructions to their Delegates in Congress, against a separation from Great Britain. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0850] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of Safety directed to lay before the House an account of the preparations made for the defence of the Colony, Committee on the Memorial of the Committee of Safety. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p0851] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proctor. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0851] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address and Remonstrance of the Inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia, presented and read. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0852] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petitions. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p0853] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petitions signed by a number of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the County of Cumberland, presented to the House and read, Michael Hillegas appointed Provincial Treasurer, in place of Owen Jones, resigned. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0853] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolves of Congress of May 21, respecting the treatment of Prisoners of War, presented to the House and read. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p0854] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to examine the works already made for the defence of the Colony, and to report what other Fortifications are necessary. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p0855] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Addresses from the Grand Jury, Board of Commissioners, and Assessors, and a number of Freemen and Inhabitants of Chester County, against a change of the Government, presented and read, Committee to consider the proposal of Thomas Savage respecting the making of Salt. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p0856] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 1. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p0857] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 3. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0857] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 4. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p0857] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 5, Letter from the Convention of Virginia, enclosing their Resolutions of the 15th instant, respecting Independence, presented by the Speaker. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p0857] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 5, Letter from the Convention of Virginia, enclosing their Resolutions of the 15th instant, respecting Independence, presented by the Speaker. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p0857] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter presented from the Continental Treasury Office, requesting the number of the Inhabitants of the Province may be taken, A great number of Petitions from divers Inhabitants of the Province, opposed to a change of the form of Government, were laid before the House and read, Committee to bring in a draft of new Instructions to the Delegates of the Province in Congress. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0858] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial presented from the Committee for Westmoreland County: They are apprehensive of danger from the Ministerial Troops at Detroit. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0858] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 5, Memorial from the Commanders of the thirteen Row-Galleys in the service of the Province, complaining of the Committee of Safety, and requesting a hearing. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0858] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions for rendering Naturalization and Oaths of Allegiance unnecessary, reported. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p0859] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

New Instructions to the Pennsylvania Delegates in Congress, reported by the Committee. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0859] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee appointed to examine the works made for the defence of the Colony, and to report what other defences are necessary. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0859] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Conduct of Committee of Safety. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p0860] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address and Remonstrance against any change in the form of Government of the Province, signed by a number of the Inhabitants of Chester County, presented. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0860] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to the Delegates of the Province in Congress, considered. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p0860] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to the Delegates further considered, approved, and ordered to be transcribed, A further Instruction to the Delegates proposed, and postponed to Tuesday, the 11th instant, for consideration. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p0860] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

10, 11, 12, No quorum present. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0861] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

10, 11, 12, No quorum present. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0861] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

10, 11, 12, No quorum present. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0861] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee on the proposals of Thomas Savage, respecting the making Salt. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0861] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress, requesting a Battalion may be sent against the disaffected persons in Delaware, Colonel Miles ordered to march a Battalion of Riflemen to the assistance of the Militia of Delaware. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0861] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to report the days the Delegates of Pennsylvania have attended in Congress, this year, Payment to the Delegates, to the 14th of June, ordered. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0862] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to the Delegates in Congress signed by the Speaker. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0862] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee appointed to inquire into the conduct of the Committee of Safety, read and approved. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0863] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest of the Board of Officers of the five Battalions of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia, against the appointment of Brigadier-General by the Assembly. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0863] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolved. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0864] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest of the Committee of Privates, presented and read, House adjourned to Monday, the 26th of Au gust, next. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0864] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 14,Assembly met by special order of the Governour, at Hartford. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0865] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Act to prevent the passing Bills of Credit of the neighbouring Colonies, repealed. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0865] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Addition to an Act for restraining and punishing persons inimical to the liberties of this and the rest of the United Colonies. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0865] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution laying an Embargo upon the exportation of Provisions. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0867] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Delegates of Connecticut in Congress instructed to propose to that body to declare the United Colonies free and independent States. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0867] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Act to raise two Battalions to join the Continental Army in Canada. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0868] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Act for raising seven Battalions to join the Continental Army in New-York. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0869] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions to provide the Troops now raising in the Colony with Fire-Arms, Accoutrements and Utensils for the service. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0869] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

David Waterbury, Jun., appointed Brigadier-General of the Troops raised for Canada, James Wadsworth, Jun., appointed Brigadier-General of the Militia raised to reinforce New-York, Field Officers appointed for the Regiments raising for Canada and New-York, Company Officers of the First and Second Battalions raised to join the Continental Army in the Northern Department, Company Officers of the seven Battalions raised for reinforcing the Army at New-York, Appointment of other Officers, Beating Orders for raising Troops for Canada and New-York, Governour authorized to fill all vacancies, and to appoint Chaplains, Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Armourers, for the several Regiments. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0871] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to procure Fire-Arms and Gun-Locks to be made in the Colony. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0877] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to procure Pork for the Army. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0878] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to procure Lead for the publick use. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0878] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Tin Kettles. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0878] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee for procuring Sulphur. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0878] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to search after Lead Mines. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0879] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Act for issuing Bills of Credit of the Colony to the amount of Fifty Thousand Pounds, Tax levied for discharging any of the Bills emitted by order of the Assembly. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0879] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial Norwich. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0879] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Barns. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0880] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Post. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0880] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Allowance for the support of Gershom Clark, of Lebanon, in General Putnam's Regiment, wounded on the 17th of June, 1775, at the battle on Bunker-Hill, Assembly adjourned by Proclamation. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0880] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 14,Committee for King and Queen County, Virginia, order Philip Rootes, William Graham, Benjamin Robinson, Thomas Corbin, and Thomas Metcalfe, to be published, as persons inimical to the rights and liberties of America. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0881] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from E. Johnson to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0881] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Benton Harris to Major Gist. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0882] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Jesse Hollingsworth. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0883] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to their Delegates in Congress: While the Convention is regulating the Militia, if necessary, in the meantime the several Committees of Observation may be directed fairly to collect the sense of the Province on the subject of Independence, and make report thereof to the Convention. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0883] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Assembly of Delaware direct that all Civil and Military officers in the Colony execute their offices in the name of the Government of the Counties of New-Castle, Kent, and Sussex, upon Delaware, as they used legally to exercise it in the name of the King, until a new Government shall be formed. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0883] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Assembly of Delaware direct that all Civil and Military officers in the Colony execute their offices in the name of the Government of the Counties of New-Castle, Kent, and Sussex, upon Delaware, as they used legally to exercise it in the name of the King, until a new Government shall be formed. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0884] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington, enclosing sundry important Resolves. The establishing a War Office is a new and great event in the history of America, and will doubtless be attended with peculiar advantages, when properly conducted and inspected, the Congress have only laid the foundation at present. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0884] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Commodore Hopkins: Congress requires him to repair to Philadelphia immediately, to give explanations of his conduct, and to answer complaints made against him. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0885] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letters from the President of Congress to Captain Saltonstall and Captain Whipple, directing them immediately to repair to Philadelphia, by land, their conduct from the time they entered the service is to be investigated. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0886] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Richard Peters: Informing him of his appointment as Secretary to the Board of War and Ordnance. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0886] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Massachusetts Assembly. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0886] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

President to Congress to New-Hamshire Convention. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0948] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to William Palfrey. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0887] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Richard Peters, Jun., to the President of Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0888] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-Hampshire Delegates in Congress to Meshech Weare. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0888] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0888] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

William Whipple to John Langdon. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1028] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 14,Meeting of the Committee for Chester County, Pennsylvania: Deputies to the Provincial Conference appointed, and Committees appointed to collect arms from the Non-Associators. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0888] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 14,Meeting of the Committee for Chester County, Pennsylvania: Deputies to the Provincial Conference appointed, and Committees appointed to collect arms from the Non-Associators. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0888] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee ,for Essex County, New-Jersey, direct that all persons who have removed into that County, and do not exhibit evidence, that where they had previously resided, they had been friendly to American liberty, they shall leave the County. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0890] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0890] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, June 9. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0890] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, June 10. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0891] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, June 11. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p0891] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, June 12. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0891] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, June 13. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0892] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, June14. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0892] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Return of the Army, June 12. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0893] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Regiment of Artillery, June 12. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0893] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders to Colonel James Clinton, to take command of the Posts in the Highlands. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0893] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0894] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Greene to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1405] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Greene to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1403] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Theodorus Van Wyck to Henry Remsen: He will tomorrow advertise the houses and lands of persons who have not paid their interest on money borrowed from the Loan Office. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1402] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Dr. Azor Belts to the New-York Congress, praying to be released. In future he will not violate the orders of the House. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1404] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John William Livingston to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1404] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Ryner Van Hoese to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1404] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Mechanicks in Union, for the City and County of New-York, to the Provincial Congress, on the establishment of a new Government, as recommended by the Continental Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0895] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Ulster County, to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0898] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Reasons given by Colonel Hardenbergh, late Chairman of the Convention for Ulster County, for returning two sets of Credentials to the Provincial Congress. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p0898] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Information given by Mr. Schoonmaker and Mr.Robinson, with respect to the two sets of Credentials that were delivered to the Deputies of Ulster County. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0899] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Ulster County to the New-York Congress: The people are in a distressed situation for want of powder. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0900] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Livingston to Lord Stirling. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0901] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Henry B. Livingston to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1413] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Albany General Committee:Henry Wendell recommended for Sheriff, and Matthew Visscher for Clerk, of Albany, in case a new form of Government shall take place in the Colony. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0901] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Lansing, Jun., to General Schuyler, June 14. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0942] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to the Virginia Convention, enclosing Resolutions on the subject of Independence, which are transmitted by direction of the Assembly. They have altered the oaths and commissions wherein heretofore was expressed any duty or connection with the King of Great Britain. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0902] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Committee for Harwinton, Connecticut. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0902] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Lieutenant Hacker. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0902] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Biddle, with the brig Andrew Doria, arrived at Newport from a cruise. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0902] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: General Armstrong has been stationed a Haddrell's Point, all reports are to be made to him, as commanding officer. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1188] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Horry to John L. Gervis. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0903] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Mercer to the President of Congress. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0903] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter of Richard Henderson and others proprietors of Transylvania to the Virgina Convention. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1573] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Williamsburgh. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0903] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 15,Letter from the Maryland Delegates in Congress to the Council of Safety: They know of no power to order the Militia in service out of the Province. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0904] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Cook to Colonel Plater, with a draft of Smith's Creek. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0904] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Amos Garrett to the Maryland Council of Safety: Has got his works erected and materials collected for making saltpetre, but does not succeed well. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0904] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Richard Harrison to the Maryland Council of Safety: Has shipped for them at St. Eustatia, powder and Holland duck. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0905] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Richard Harrison to the Maryland Council of Safety: Has shipped for them at St. Eustatia, powder and Holland duck. [1776-07-09] . [S4-V6-p0905] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety to General Washington, requesting him to send an Engineer to aid them in constructing works of defence at Billingsport. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0906] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Philadelphia County Committee for collecting the arms of the Non-Associators. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0609] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Acknowledgments of Mathias Roth, Jonathan Roth, Henry Ketner, and John Ebeling, published by the Berks County (Pennsylvania) Committee. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0906] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Provincial Congress to the Inhabitants of New-Jersey. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0907] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to General Washington. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0909] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel McDougall to General Washington. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0909] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Joshua Wentworth. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0909] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to General Washington, respecting two soldiers who have attempted to pass counterfeit bills of credit. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1406] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to General Greene: They are obilgated to refuse permission to purchase cannon in the Colony. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1407] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of the firemen of New-York. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1408] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to General Washington: By a resolution passed yesterday they depend that the Commissary General will obatin the provisions desired. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1409] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: State of affairs in the Northern Department. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0910] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letters from Mr. Watts to General Schuyler, requesting permission for Lady Johnson to go to New-York. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0913] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letters from General Schuyler to Robert Watts:Refers Lady Johnson's application to General Washington. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0913] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Watts to Schuyler. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0913] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Schuyler to Watts. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0913] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Commissioners for transacting Indian Affairs in the Northern Department, held at Albany, June 13, 1776. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p0914] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Continental Forces in Canada, June 12, 1776. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p0915] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Colonel Wynkoop's Regiment, June 20, 1776. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0915] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Colonel Van Schaick's Regiment, June. 20, 1776. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0917] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to the Massachusetts Council. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0917] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

British fleet driven from Nantasket Roads, (Note). [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0917] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve of the Massachusetts Assembly for reestablishing the Courts. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0918] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Moultrie to General Armstrong: Seventeen hundred men of the enemy have landed on Long-Island, they are still landing as fast as the boats can bring them. Colonel Thompson requests one hundred men, without whom he cannot under take to prevent their landing on Sullivan's Island. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1188] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Armstrong to Colonel Moultrie: The point at which the enemy may attempt to land on Sullivan's Island must be prudently and vigorously defended at all events. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1188] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Colonel Roberdeau: Requesting a guard to take charge of money to New-York on its way to Canada. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0919] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Wickes to the Secret Committee: He will get out and proceed on his intended cruise, on the first opportunity. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0919] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 16,Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0919] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington, June 9. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p0926] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Mr. Palfrey to General Washington. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0926] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Issac Ketham to the New-York Congress: Has important matters to communicate, Hickey and Lynch have informed him of the conspiracy. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1410] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0926] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Sullivan. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0927] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Ward. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0929] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Mrs. Johnson to General Washington. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0930] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Sullivan: Is retreating with the greatest expedition, has arrived at La Prairie, with some rum, molasses, wine, etc., seized at Montreal, will destroy all the batteaus and break down all the bridges in his rear, expects to be at St. John's this evening. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0930] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Sullivan: Is at St. John's, where nothing is done to fortify the camp, this requires immediate attention, will be at Chambly in the morning. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0930] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Whipple, ordering him on a cruise in the ship Columbus. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0931] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Biddle, ordering him, as soon as possible, to proceed to sea, on a cruise, in the brigantine Andrew Doria. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0931] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: A detachment under the command of Colonel Whitcomb, on the 13th inst., drove the British Fleet out of the harbour. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p0931] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 17, Letter from Edmund Pendleton to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, proposing a temporary boundary between Virginia and Pennsylvania. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0932] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Committee for the Lower District of Frederick County, in Maryland:They will support and maintain at the hazard of their lives and fortunes, what may be recommended by a majority of the Congress, every resolution of the Convention, tending to separate Maryland from a majority of the Colonies, is destructive to our internal safety and big with publick ruin. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0933] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Baltimore Committee to the Maryland Council of Safety: Dr. Stevenson is considered an enemy to America, and it would be dangerous to trust so much powder as he claims in his hands. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0933] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Isaac Vanbibber: He can have five hundred pounds in advance, on complying with the terms prescribed by the Convention for erecting Powder-Mills. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0933] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Delegates to the Provincial Congress. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0934] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0934] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Schuyler: Nearly two hundred thousand dollars, (twenty-one thousand in silver,) is forwarded for the Army in Canada. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0934] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

William Whipple To John langdon. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1027] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Josiah Bartlett To John Langdon. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1028] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety to the President of Congress, respecting an exchange of prisoners. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0934] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the Privates of the several Battalions of Military Associators in Pennsylvania: Inviting a Provincial meeting of Associators, to meet at Lancaster, on the 4th of July next, to choose two Brigadier-Generals. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0935] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest of the Committee of Privates of the Military Associators of Philadelphia, against the appointment of Brigadier-Generals by the Assembly. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0935] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Protest of the Board of Officers of the five Battalions of Philadelphia. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0937] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: General Wooster has arrived at Head-Quarters, and is desirous of seeing his family in Connecticut. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0937] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress, enclosing General Sullivan's Letter of June 7th. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0937] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety: It is not possible to spare from New-York any person having the least skill in the business of an Engineer. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0938] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Trumbull to the President of Congress: He has found it necessary to purchase in Philadelphia twenty thousand barrels of flour for the Army at New-York and in Canada. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0938] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Garret Roorback to Gen. Washington: On the complaints against him, as Barrackmaster in New-York. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0939] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 17,Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0939] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0943] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0943] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

New Hartford. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0944] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to the President of Congress: Expressing disappointment and surprise at the order of Congress for the removal of the cannon from New-London, by which they are unexpectedly, and .without a hearing, stripped naked and left defenceless. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0944] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Mrs. Wooster to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0945] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Biddle. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0945] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from an Officer in the Colony Train at Nantasket, under the command of Colonel Crafts: Account of the expedition to Nantasket against the British fleet. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0945] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve of Massachusetts Assembly prohibiting the exportation of provisions out of the Colony by water. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0946] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-Hampshire Assembly to the President of Congress: Our affairs are hastening fast to a crisis, and the approaching campaign may determine the fate of America, we will cheerfully strain every sinew to maintain and prosecute so just a war on our side till gloriously ended, or perish in the ruins of it. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0947] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lewis to the President of Congress: In consequence of an express from General Lee, he has ordered two Battalions to be in readiness to march to Cross-Creek, in North-Carolina, which much weakens the force in Virginia, and it is not yet certain where General Clinton will make his attack. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0948] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Cumberland Dugan. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0948] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President Of Congress to General Washington: The unfortunate death of General Thomas having made a vacancy in the command in Canada, General Gates has been appointed to succeed him. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0948] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to James Mease: Requiring him immediately to purchase, and forward to New-York, as much cloth for tents as he can procure. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0949] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Gunning Bedford: Informing him that he has been appointed Mustermaster-General, and directing him immediately to repair to Head-Quarters, at New-York. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0949] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Pennsylvania Council of Safety: The proposed exchange of prisoners will be prejudicial to the general service. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0949] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Colonel Haslett. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0949] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

.18, Letter from the President of Congress to the Convention of New-Jersey. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0949] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Charles Walker, of the Island of Providence, to the Continental Congress, for pay for a vessel furnished Admiral Hopkins, when he was at Providence. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0950] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Charles Walker's account against the Congress. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0950] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Dr. John Morgan to the Congress. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p1714] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 18,Deputies to the Conference met at Carpenter's Hall, in Philadelphia, List of the Deputies appointed from the several Counties, Colonel Thomas McKean chosen President, and Colonel Joseph Hart Vice-President. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0951] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

On taking questions, the City and Counties, respectively, to have one vote. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0952] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of Congress of May 15, read twice and fully approved by the Conference. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p0952] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 19,Present Government of Pennsylvania declared incompetent to the emergencies of our affairs, Provincial Convention to be called for the express purpose of forming a new Government in the Province, on the authority of the people only, Committee to provide for calling the Convention, Petition from the German Associators of Philadelphia, read, Qualifications of electors and of persons who may be elected, considered in Committee of the Whole. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0952] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Qualifications reported and agreed to, The election to be made by ballot, No person advertised by any Committee as an enemy to the liberties of America, permitted to vote. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0953] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Every voter at the proposed election shall be a freeman, Oath and Declaration to be taken by a person elected before he can take a seat in the Convention. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0954] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address and Petition of the Commanders of the thirteen Row-Galleys to the Conference. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0954] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address and Petition of the Commanders of the thirteen Row-Galleys to the Conference. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0954] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to consider the proper time, place, and manner, of holding and regulating the ensuing election. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0955] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial from the Patriotick Society of the City of Philadelphia to the Conference. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0955] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial from the Patriotick Society of the City of Philadelphia to the Conference. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0955] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Eight Representatives to be sent by the City of Philadelphia, and eight by each County in the Province, to the Convention. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0955] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

City of Philly. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0956] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address from the Committee of Privates of the Associators in Philadelphia, presented and read. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p0956] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Minute from the Proceedings of the Committee of Safety, presented and read. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0956] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Afternoon. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p0957] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Districts of the several Counties for holding the election for Members of the Convention, Committee to prepare a draft of an Address to the Inhabitants of the Province, Committee to obtain from the Committee of Safety a copy of all Orders given to Samuel Davidson since his appointment as principal Commander of the Navy of the Province, Draft of an Address to the Inhabitants of the Province, presented and read. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p0957] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of Congress of the 3d and 4th of June, instant, read. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p0960] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Assembly of the 14th instant, read. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p0961] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Minute from the Proceedings of the Committee of Safety, read, Committee to devise ways and means for raising four thousand men, which, with the fifteen hundred now in the pay of the Province, will be the quota of the Colony required by the Congress, Committee to draft a Resolution declaring the sense of the Conference with respect to an independence of this Province on the Crown and Parliament of Great Britain, Commodore Samuel Davidson and the Captains of the Row-Galleys requested to forbear to take any steps which may involve the fleet in confusion. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p0961] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the People of Pennsylvania. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p0962] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Roberdeau. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p0962] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Declaration on the subject of the independence of Pennsylvania on the Crown of Great Britain. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p0962] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee appointed to wait on the Captains of the Row-Galleys, Report of the Captains of the Provincial Galleys. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p0963] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to prepare a draft of an Address to the Associators of the Province, on the subject of imbodying four thousand five hundred men. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p0964] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proportion of the four thousand five hundred men to be imbodied in each County, Command of Commodore Davidson to be confined to the ship-of-war, without control over the galleys, Committees throughout the Province to examine all strangers. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p0964] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the Associators of Pennsylvania. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p0965] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Conference dissolved itself. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p0966] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 18,Remonstrance of the Captains of the Row-Galleys to the Committee of Safety of Pennsylvania. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0966] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Convention of New-Jersey to the President of Congress. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0967] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Convention of New-Jersey, respecting the apprehending William Franklin, Governour of the Colony. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p0967] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Heard. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0968] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Heard. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p0968] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Heard. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0968] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Tucker to the President of Congress. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0968] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Dinner to General Washington and suite by the New-York Provincial Congress. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1415] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Court of Inquiry on Captain Copp, on the complaint of Lieutenant Colonel Zedtwitz. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0969] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the Massachusetts Assembly: The four Battalions to be sent from Massachusetts into Canada are to march by the most direct road to Skenesborough. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0969] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Meshech Weare: The troops from New-Hampshire for Canada are to march by the most direct road to Onion River or to Crown Point. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0969] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Connecticut Council of Safety June 18. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0970] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Connecticut Council of Safety June 19. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0970] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Connecticut Council of Safety June 20. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0971] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Connecticut Council of Safety June 21. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p0971] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Richardson to Commodore Hopkins. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0971] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Whipple: Prizes he may take anywhere to the eastward of the Shoals to be sent to Boston, as the safest harbour, the British fleet has been driven out of the Bay. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0972] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Jones. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0972] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Biddle. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0972] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to John Bradford, agent of the fleet at Boston. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p0972] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meshech where to The New-Hamshire delegates in Congress. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p1029] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Worcester County. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0973] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Governour Trumbull, requesting such measures may be adopted as will be most likely to comply with the Resolutions of Congress of the 3d of June. The Congress expect he will deliver the cannon and trucks to the agent of Pennsylvania. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0973] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0973] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions of the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety to Commodore Samuel Davidson, commander of all the Provincial Naval Armaments in the River Delaware. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1287] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Pond to General Washington: He has taken two prizes with sloop Schuyler. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0974] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Alexander Robinson, George Lindsay, Peter Sire, and Marinus Willet, rewuestiing some encouragement in the manufacturing of Salt. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1416] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Pertition of Dr. Azor Belts to the New-York Congress praying to be discharged. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1417] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Garret Roorback to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1417] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Scott to Garret Roorback. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0974] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Kings County. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0974] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: General state of affairs in the Northern Department. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0974] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Schuyler, June 10th: At a meeting with Indians at Montreal on the 7th instant, three of the Tribes delivered up the hatchet received from Governour Carleton last year, the Oswegat chies pretended they had no authority for doing it, they were told we were ready to receive them either as friends or enemies. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p0976] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Dr. Samuel Stringer to General Schuyler, June 12. [1776-09-12] . [S4-V6-p0977] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 19,Conference of thirteen Oneida Indians upon their return from Canada, with the Commissioners for Indian Affairs at Albany. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0977] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to the Marine Committee, with muster rolls, etc., and general information respecting the fleet. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0979] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Watson to General Washington, respecting the prizes taken last winter by Captain Colt. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0980] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Harding to Governour Trumbull, reforming him of his capture of three vessels near the entrance of Boston harbour. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0981] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Campbell to General Howe: He has fallen into the hands of the Americans in the middle of Boston harbour. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p0981] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Prisoners taken on board the George, the Annabella, the Lord Howe, and the Ann, transports. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p0983] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee for Spotsylvania County, Virginia, publish Benjamin Grymes as inimical to the good cause of America. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0983] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Thomas Yuille, Thomas Hope, James Steven, Walter Robertson, Ralph Owen, and Richard Walker, declared disaffected to the American interest, and ordered to be disarmed, by the Committee for Halifax County, Virginia. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0984] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bennett Armstrong, of Norfolk County, Virginia, convicted of violating the ninth article of the Continental Association. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0984] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bennett Armstrong, of Norfolk County, Virginia, convicted of violating the ninth article of the Continental Association. [1776-07-18] . [S4-V6-p0984] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bennett Armstrong, of Norfolk County, Virginia, convicted of violating the ninth article of the Continental Association. [1776-07-18] . [S4-V6-p0984] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings.of Calvert County, Maryland, Committee, on complaint against William Wallen, of Annapolis. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0985] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Maryland Council of Safety to Dr. Edward Johnson. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0985] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Vanbibber. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0985] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Handy. Instructions for him on his voyage to St. Eastalia. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0986] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Cumberland Dugan. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0986] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Messrs. Lux & Bowley. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0986] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Dugan. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0987] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to John Leypold. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0987] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorandum made in Congress, by Robert Morris, of the proceedings on his application for advice or instructions to the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1288] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the People of Pennsylvania: Review of the Proceedings of the Assembly. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0987] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0991] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler: He is to use every method he shall judge necessary to obtain the favour of the Indians. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0992] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Cregier to Thomas Randall. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0992] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Cornelius Steenrod to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0993] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Hand to General Washington, with a prisoner for his examination. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0993] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Complaint of William Smith to the New-York Congress, against Captain Johnson, of Colonel McDougall's Regiment. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0993] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Brown to the New-York Congress: Is a Quaker, and cannot be accessory to the destruction of men's lives, requests liberty to retire without molestation or impediment. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0994] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Interest of America: Letter 3. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p0994] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Election of Deputies for the City and County of New-York, to serve in the Provincial Congress the ensuing year. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0996] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee for the City of New-York recommend to the publick not to encourage, by any means, the circulation of tickets issued for small change, by any individual. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0996] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan: The loss of Canada will be attended with many disagreeable consequences, but the total destruction of the Army will be much more fatal, it should remain at Sorel no longer than there is a prospect of retreating with safety. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0997] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Wynkoop to Gen. Schuyler, June 20. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1058] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to the President of Congress, with a map of the harbour of New-London and the adjacent sound. Has procured, with much difficulty, and forwarded to the Northern Army, eighteen hundred pounds. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0997] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of Committee for Westfield, Massachusetts, on complaint against Captain John Bancroft. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0998] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to General Greene. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0998] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Whipple. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0999] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Commodore Hopkins to Captain Biddle, directing him to take the command of the fleet during the absence of Captains Whipple and Saltonstall, who, with himself, have been ordered to Philadelphia immediately. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0999] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Jones to Colonel Tillinghast: Requests him to send a copy of the Alfred's Log-Book, which was made out for his private use, and was unjustly withheld from him by Captain Saltonstall. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0980] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Jones to Colonel Tillinghast: Requests him to send a copy of the Alfred's Log-Book, which was made out for his private use, and was unjustly withheld from him by Captain Saltonstall. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0980] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Cooke to General Washington, with a vote of thanks from the Assembly of Rhode-Island. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p0999] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: Repeats his earnest request to be relieved immediate]y. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1000] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: Repeats his earnest request to be relieved immediate]y. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1000] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Bradford to the Connecticut Committee of Safety. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1000] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lord Howe to Dr. Franklin: Has the most flattering hopes of proving service able in the objects of the King's paternal solicitude, by promoting the establishment of lasting peace and union with the Colonies. Was not able to send the papers of this until July 12th. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1000] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter front Lord Howe to the Governours of the several Colonies, and sundry other persons therein: He is one of the Commissioners appointed by the King for restoring peace to the Colonies, and for granting pardons to such as shall be solicitous to benefit by that effort of his gracious indulgence. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1001] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Declaration by Lord Howe, enclosed in his Circular Letter. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1001] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Carleton to Lord George Germaine: His account of the defeat of the detachment under the command of General Thompson, at Three Rivers, 8th of June. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1002] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order of the King in Council, offering bounties to Seamen to enter the Royal Navy. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1003] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lord George Germaine to General Howe: The seasonable reinforcement of the Highlanders, which must have joined him before he reached New-York, must have given fresh spirit and confidence to the troops, and greatly facilitated his taking possession of that place. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1003] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lord George Germaine to General Carleton. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1004] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Has been told that the gunners are suffered to fire at the enemy when it is almost impossible that their fire should have any effect, it should be established as an eternal rule, that no piece of ordnance, great or small, should be fired at a greater distance than four hundred yards. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1188] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Some means will be devised to baffle the enemy, should the Fort be really their object. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1189] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of John Emmes, a Delaware Pilot, a prisoner in the British Fleet, from September 1775, to the 6th of June 1776, when he made his escape from Gwinn's Island. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1005] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the New-York Convention: Another Regiment is to be raised in New-York on the Continental establishment, the many ill consequences resulting from the short inlistment of troops have induced the Congress to leave the term of their service indefinite. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1008] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 21,Letter from the President of Congress to the Convention of New-York, the Assemblies of Rhode-Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts: Calling their attention to a Resolution of Congress respecting the mode of providing proper clothing for the Troops. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1009] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: The Congress, having the greatest reason to believe there has been gross misconduct in the management of our affairs in Canada, have ordered a general inquiry to be made into the behaviour of the officers employed in that expedition, the resuit of which he is requested to transmit, with the proofs, to Congress. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1009] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-Jersey Convention to the President of Congress, with their proceed-lugs on the arrest of Governour Franklin. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1010] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-Jersey Convention to the President of Congress, with their proceed-lugs on the arrest of Governour Franklin. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1010] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-Jersey Convention to the President of Congress, with their proceed-lugs on the arrest of Governour Franklin. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1010] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Tupper to General Washington, giving an account of Iris attack on the Light-House at Sandy-Hook. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1011] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: The Commissioners for Indian Affairs, at their late meeting at Albany, appear to have widely mistaken the views of Congress, and to have formed a plan for engaging such Indians as were not in contemplation. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1011] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Leary's proposition for raising a troop of Horse, for the Continental service. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1012] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of William Goddard to the Commissioners or Delegates from the several American States, now sitting in General Congress: Having completed the duties required of him as Surveyor of the Post-Office, he solicits an opportunity of serving his country in the Army for one year at least. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1012] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Fleming to the New-York Congress: Conceives himself much injured by the recent appointment of another as Adjutant-General He is compelled to resign his commission of Deputy Adjutant-General of the Continental Army, but, as a private citizen, his property and his life will be cheerfully hazarded in the defence of America. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1013] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract from the Proceedings of the Committee for Cumberland County, New-York: They will unite with the Colony in forming a Government independent of the Crown, ,but reserve the right of pursuing the Petition for a reunion with Massachusetts. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1014] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Watson to Governour Trumbull, respecting the prisoners at Canaan. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1014] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Hawley to General Washington: It is unhappy for Massachusetts that we have a numerous Assembly, more than one-half the House are new members, their deliberations are most afflictingly slow, the Colony will probably raise the men required by the Congress before snow falls, but not in season for the relief of either New-York or Canada. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1015] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Gould to General Washington. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1016] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Meshech Weare to General Schuyler, with eleven hundred and forty-five pounds, hard money, collected in New-Hampshire for the Army in Canada. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1016] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Williamsburg. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1017] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie on the necessity of enforcing strict discipline. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1189] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Associators in Anne Arundel County, Maryland: Resolves in favour of Independence. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1017] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to the Delegates from Charles County in the Convention of Maryland, to move for, without loss of time, and endeavour to obtain, positive instructions to their Delegates in Congress immediately to join the other Colonies in declaring the Colonies independent of Great Britain. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1018] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to the Delegates from Talbot County in the Maryland Convention, for Independence. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1019] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hancock To Trumbull. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1021] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 22,Letter from the President of Congress to Ebenezer Hancock, enclosing the Pay-Roll of the Continental Army. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1021] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1030] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple to John Langdon: By continual applications and importants has, at last, prevailed on the Marine Committee to consent to the shipping of men. Authority accordingly is given from them to enter seamen on board the Raleigh, and get her manned as soon as possible. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1030] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Queen's County to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1031] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Ezekiel Hawley to the New-York Congress: The Tories grow more and more disaffected, and are daily going off to Long-Island, they regard neither bonds, oaths, nor anything the Committee does with them, so long as they have their liberty. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1031] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Clinton to General Washington: Will endeavour to execute his warrant with the greatest care, expedition, and exactness, when it is done will bring the prisoner to Fort Constitution, and keep him there. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1031] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel James Clinton to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1427] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Confession before the Committee for Cornwall Precinct, in Orange County, New-York, by James .Haft, of a plot for a number of men to join the Ministerial Army as soon as they should arrive at New-York. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1032] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to General Washington: The requisition for the quota of men to be furnished by Connecticut is fully complied with, the men are raising and to march soon. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1032] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Meshech Weare to the Massachusetts Assembly, requesting, with all earnestness, the loan of any number of cannon they can possibly spare, for the forts in New-Hampshire, which are now mostly completed, and but few cannon to mount therein. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1032] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Stephen Smith to the Massachusetts Assembly, representing his difficulties with the Indians, as Truckmaster at Machias. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1033] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from David Reed to the Massachusetts Assembly. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1033] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: He will be with him tomorrow. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1190] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Lux to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1034] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Montagu to Governour Eden: Has arrived at Annapolis with the Fowey, and has hoisted a flag of truce, his boat will be at any time ready to take off the Governour and his property. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1034] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Joseph Middleton, directing him to proceed up the Bay, and give information to outward-bound vessels that the Fowey is at the mouth of the Severn to receive the Governour. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1034] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1035] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington, June 16. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1035] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington, June 8: Complains of the conduct of General Arnold, who has acted directly contrary to repeated orders. His abandonment of Montreal with all the troops is imprudent and injudicious. General Thompson is defeated at Three Rivers, and is a prisoner. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1036] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Thompson to General Sullivan, June 7. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1038] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Schuyler, June 13. Report of General Thompson's defeat. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1038] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Schuyler, June 13. Report of General Thompson's defeat. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1039] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Committee of Essex County, New Jersey, requesting them to investigate certain charges against some of the troops, made by a person who resides in Newark. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1039] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Colonel Clinton: When the person is seized, he is to be sent immediately to New-York, in charge of an officer in this no time is to be lost. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1039] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 23,Letter from General Washington to General Ward. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1040] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Gates to Dr. Franklin, introducing the Chevalier de Kermovan. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1040] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Andrews to General Washington: Is a prisoner in Jail on suspicion of theft, informs General Washington there is a conspiracy formed against him. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1041] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Rev. William Gordon to General Gates. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1041] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington: General Whetcomb does not accept the appointment therefore he is not yet relieved, though he is so ill that he can attend to but very little business. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1041] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Bradford to Governour Trumbull, and the Committee of Safety for Connecticut. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1042] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from Cumberland, Nova-Scotia, enclosing a copy of an inlistment presented by Mr. Franklyn to the inhabitants of the County. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1043] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from Cumberland, Nova-Scotia, enclosing a copy of an inlistment presented by Mr. Franklyn to the inhabitants of the County. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1043] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Virginia Convention, prohibiting the purchase of any Indian lands within the chartered limits of Virginia, without the approbation of the Virginia Legislature. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1044] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Maryland Convention, declaring Captain Montagu had violated the truce, and prohibiting all communication with the Fowey. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1044] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Maryland Convention, declaring Captain Montagu had violated the truce, and prohibiting all communication with the Fowey. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1044] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Carroll to Captain Montagu, requesting the return of some runaway servants, if they should be found on board the Fowey. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1044] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Carroll to Governour Eden, requesting him to interpose his good offices with Captain Montagu, for the delivery of the runaway servants to their respective masters, if they should be found on board the Fowey. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1045] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Samuel Galloway to the Maryland Council of Safety, asking them to take such steps as they may think most proper for the recovery of his runaway servants, now on board the Fowey. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1045] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Montagu to Charles Carroll. His instructions prohibit his discharging the servants, to suffer, perhaps, a severe and ignominious servitude, nor is it in his power to deliver up any subjects of his Majesty who embrace his service, and risk their lives in seizing an opportunity for that purpose Captain Montagu, of the Fowey ship of war has broke the truce. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1045] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Eden to Charles Carroll: Captain Montagu's orders to receive on board and give protection to all British well-affected servants, are positive, and he does not consider it in his power to restore the runaway servants. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1046] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Montagu to the President of the Maryland Council of Safety, June 25:Desires to know immediately why Governour Eden's baggage is not sent on board the Fowey, that he may take his measures accordingly. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1046] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Council of Safety of Maryland to Captain Montagu, June 25, enclosing the Resolutions of the Convention of June 24th. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1046] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Rezin Beall: Captain Montagu, of the Fowey ship of war, has broke the truce, any violence he may offer on his passage down the Bay must be repelled. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1046] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Colonel Matthews. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1046] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Nicholson. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1047] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Nicholson. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1047] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Maryland Convention. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1047] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of a Watchman to the People of Pennsylvania, on a Declaration of Independence. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1047] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Convention of New-Jersey, enclosing the Resolve of Congress of this day, with regard to the treatment of Governour Franklin. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1048] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President Congress to Governour Trumbull, informing him of the wishes of Congress, respecting the treatment of Governour Franklin. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1048] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 24,Memorial of Captain Elisha Painter to the Board of War: A relation of his services, and a request that he may be permitted to inlist two or three hundred men to serve during the war, under his command. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1048] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 24,Memorial of Captain Elisha Painter to the Board of War: A relation of his services, and a request that he may be permitted to inlist two or three hundred men to serve during the war, under his command. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1050] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Charles Thomson to the Secretary of the Board of War. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1050] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Whipple to John Langdon: The guns cannot be spared from Providence. Some will arrive in Philadelphia in about ten days. Every effort will be used to procure some of the first for the Raleigh. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1050] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Committee for Bergen County, New-Jersey. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1051] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Trumbull to the President of Congress. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1052] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions by General Washington to General Gates, on his appointment to the command of the Army in Canada. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1052] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1053] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extracts of Letters from New-York: A plot has been discovered among the Tories two of Washington's guards are concerned, Gilbert Forbes and the Mayor have been arrested and examined, and a number have been brought over to the City from Long-Island. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1054] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extracts of Letters from New-York: A plot has been discovered among the Tories two of Washington's guards are concerned, Gilbert Forbes and the Mayor have been arrested and examined, and a number have been brought over to the City from Long-Island. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1054] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Committee to the Provincial Congress: John L. C. Rome and others are confined under the authority of Resolves of the Continental Congress, of the 6th of October last, by which power is given to confine all such persons whose going at large may endanger the safety of the Colony or the liberties of America. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1054] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Greene to General Washington. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1055] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Committee for Queen's County, New-York, respecting the Tories. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1055] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Salem, in Westchester County, New-York, to the Provincial Congress, requesting immediate measures may be taken to prevent the combinations of the Tories, who are about to assist the Ministerial Army so soon as an opportunity offers. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1055] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Abel Belknap to the New-York Congress, earnestly requesting a supply of ammunition, which is indispensable to their safety, as the Tories are arming and preparing to surprise them, and take their lives in case an attack shall be made on the Province. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1056] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Inhabitants of King's District in Albany County, New-York, resolve in fa- your of Independence. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1056] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Ritzema to Lord Stirling. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1056] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1057] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1057] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington: On the weak condition of the Army it should remove as far south as Crown Point. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1220] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jesse Raymond to the Secret Committee of the New-York Congress: Mr. Bowden, under oath, declares he never heard of any attempt to take away the life of the General, or any officer, or to destroy the Magazine. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1058] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the Inhabitants of the United Colonies. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1059] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Newport. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1062] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from E. W. Stanhope to the Massachusetts Council, requesting permission to go with the flag of truce to procure an exchange. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1062] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address to the People of Massachusetts. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1062] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Armstrong to Colonel Moultrie: The enemy will not attempt to land on Sullivan's Island, until the armed vessels are first before the Fort. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1189] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie:Sends him Baron Massenbaugh, one of the Continental Engineers. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1190] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie:Sends him Baron Massenbaugh, one of the Continental Engineers. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1190] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Colonels Hall and Weems, directing them to repel any violence which may be offered by the Fowey or her tenders. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1063] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Beall. [1776-006-25] . [S4-V6-p1063] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Maryland Committee. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1063] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert Alexander to the Maryland Convention. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1063] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Rodgers to the Maryland Convention. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1064] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Clinton to John McKesson. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1064] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington, requesting he will give orders to stop the raising the Mohegan and Stockbridge Indians as soon as possible. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1065] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1065] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Convention of New-Hampshire, Assemblies of Massachusetts, Rhode-Island, and Connecticut, and Provincial Congress of New-York, enclosing the Resolutions of Congress, adopted on the 24th, reported by the Committee on Spies. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1066] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the New-Hampshire Convention: In all human probability the fate of America will be determined the ensuing campaign, much depends on New-Hampshire, their safety and the security of Canada are one and the same thing their troops should be equipped and sent forward to Canada as soon as possible, every moment is precious: a week, a day, even an hour, has often proved decisive. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1066] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Elbridge Gerry to James Warren: Congress will soon render it unnecessary to take any further measures preparatory to the Declaration of Independence, there is not even a doubt of any Colony on the Continent, except New-York and Maryland, and the people will support the measure, even if the Conventions and Delegates of those Colonies vote against it. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1067] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Philly. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1067] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Henry Broomfield. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1067] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Colonel James Clinton. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1068] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Colonel. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1068] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bayley, Letter from Dr. Morgan to Samuel Adams, member of the Medical Committee of Congress: The Medical Department in Canada displays one scene of confusion and anarchy, nor have the Congress made any provision for a General Hospital there, our disgrace and misfortunes in Canada are owing, m a great measure, to the shameful proceedings of the Surgeons in spreading the small-pox, by inoculation, amongst the soldiery, in the face of the enemy. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1069] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Adrian Onderdonk to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1070] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Committee for Dutchess County, New-York. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1070] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Election of Officers by the Committee for Hanover Precinct, Ulster County, New-York. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1071] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan: Advises a further retreat from Isle-aux-Noix to Point-au-Fer or Isle-la-Motte, until General Washington's pleasure can be known. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1107] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Washington: He quitted Montreal with his little garrison of three hundred men, on the night of the 15th, the whole Army arrived at St. John's on the 17th, and at the Isle-aux-Noix the 18th. General Sullivan refuses to retreat further without special orders. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1107] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington: The disaster as the Three Rivers was caused by the sudden arrival of a large reinforcement under General Burgoyne the night before battle. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1221] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 25,Letter from General Schuyler to General Gates: General Arnold arrived at Albany last night the Army has been compelled to leave the inhabited part of Canada, and to retreat to the Isle-aux-Noix, the sick are coming to Crown Point. General Sullivan has determined to remain at Isle-aux-Noix until he is ordered to retreat further south, but it is probable he will be obliged to leave it either by his own Army or that of the enemy. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1071] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Governour Trumbull: We have such a naval superiority on Lake Champlain, that it is hoped the enemy will not appear upon it this campaign: Congress has ordered that we should by all means keep the navigation of that Lake to ourselves. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1071] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of Tories from Tryon County sent to Hartford, List of persons taken in Canada sent to Hartford. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1073] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to the Massachusetts Assembly, for fifty ship-carpenters to be sent with the utmost despatch. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1074] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorandum. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1074] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Matthew Griswold to General Washington. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1075] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Mumford to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1075] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Bayley to the New-Hampshire Assembly. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1075] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Representation to the New-Hampshire Assembly, from the Committees of Newbury, Haverhill, Bath, and Moretown, on account of some very alarming news from St. Johns, received the evening before, by two men from Onion River. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1076] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Representation to the New-Hampshire Assembly, from the Committees of Newbury, Haverhill, Bath, and Moretown, on account of some very alarming news from St. Johns, received the evening before, by two men from Onion River. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1076] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Major Peabody to the New-Hampshire Assembly. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1076] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Lovell to Arthur Lee: Account of his imprisonment and treatment. General Gage, who violated his faith, threw him into prison and left General Howe with only the power of a jailer. General Massie the present commander at Annapolis has deceived them also, and declares his hands are tied. Such is the duplicity with which the British forces conduct, after undertaking the task of kidnapping free-born citizens. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1076] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the North-Carolina Council of Safety to the President of Congress, representing the defenceless state of the Colony. The great want of fire-arms, ammunition, and other warlike stores renders their situation truly alarming, an army is expected to land upon their coasts, a war with the southern Indians is apprehended and a large body of disaffected persons residing in the very heart of their country. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1077] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Hendricks to General Lewis. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1078] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Notice by the proprietors of Transylvania, respecting settlements on their lands. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1079] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Murdock to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1079] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Buchanan to the Maryland Council of Safety, offering his services as victualler to the Flying Camp. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1080] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Beall: The Fowey has broke ground and is on her way down the Bay. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1080] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Jesse Hollingsworth. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1080] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Clinton to John McKesson. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1080] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Wooster to the President of Congress, requesting his conduct while he commanded the Continental forces in Canada, may be thoroughly inquired into, that he may be acquitted or condemned upon just grounds and sufficient proof. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1081] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the New-York Convention. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1081] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington, enclosing the Resolutions of Congress of the 25th, for augmenting the Army in Canada, and requesting him to afford any assistance in his power to the Canada department consistent with the safety of New-York. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1081] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 26,Letter from the New-Hampshire Delegates in Congress to Meshech Weare. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1082] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from John Adams: Our precipitate retreat from Quebeck and our disgrace at the Cedars, Was caused by the smallpox, which is ten times more terrible than Britains, Canadians, and Indians together. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1083] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of William Holton to the Contenental Congress. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1723] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Lebanon, Pennsylvania, to the Board of War, respecting the escape of prisoners from that place. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1083] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Ward, requesting him to forward immediately two hundred carbines from Boston. The Army at New-York is in the greatest distress for arms, and there is not the most distant prospect of obtaining a supply. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1083] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Joseph Reed, Adjutant-General, to Henry Remsen: The disposition of prisoners arrested as persons of dangerous principles, belongs to the Congresses, Committees, etc., of the respective Colonies. The General cannot give any direction about them, but suggests that they may be removed from the City of New-York, as soon as possible. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1084] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Joseph Reed, Adjutant-General to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1434] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial to General Heath from the Surgeons' Mates of the several Regiments under his command. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1084] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Court Martial for the trial of Thomas Hickey and others. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1084] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Abel Knap to Colonel Clinton, requesting a Liteutenant and twenty-five men for one week to apprehend sundry dangerous persons. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1111] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Dutcher to the New-York Congress offering the services of himself and the company under his command. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1151] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Connecticut Committee of Safety. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1086] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Connecticut Committee of Safety. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1086] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Council of Massachusetts to the President of Congress. It is the prevailing opinion that the number required of Massachusetts for reinforcing the Army in Canada and New-York, is, considering their present circumstances and condition, more than their proportion. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1087] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Representation of the Committee for the town of Boston to the General Court of Massachusetts, suggesting the propriety of removing from Boston the disaffected persons residing there, and dispersing them among the inland towns of the Colony, as well to prevent the danger to which the town is exposed by their plots and conspiracies, as to ease the apprehension of the inhabitants. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1087] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Committee for Worcester County, Massachusetts, to discourage exorbitant prices. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1088] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Campbell (a prisoner) to the Massachusetts Council. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1088] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Meshech Weare to Thomas Cashing. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1089] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Substance of Letters of this date from Captain Douglas, at Quebeck, received at the Admiralty Office, London: He is devising the best means of getting through the Rapids of Chambly into Lake Champlain the six armed vessels, one of which has already arrived from England, and the others are hourly expected. [1776-07-30] . [S4-V6-p1089] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Bullitt to the Continental Congress. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1089] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie:Has ordered one hundred volunteers to relieve Colonel Thompson, for a part of Colonel Horry's Regiment refused to take this duty on them, the bridge will be finished to-night, reinforcements can then be sent at pleasure. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1190] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie directs him not to fire on any boats that may pass from town to-night, a scouting expedition to take some of the enemy's boats and obtain information will be sent out, firing would defeat the scheme. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1190] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial to the Convention by the Council of Safety. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1477] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 27,Letter from Colonel Andrew Buchanan to the Maryland Council of Safety, enclosing a plan of arrangement of the Militia under his command. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1090] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 27,Letter from Colonel Andrew Buchanan to the Maryland Council of Safety, enclosing a plan of arrangement of the Militia under his command. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1090] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

To Captain Veazey. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1091] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Kent County. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1091] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Hindman to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1091] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to the Delegates for Anne Arundel County in the Maryland Convention, to move for Independence. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1091] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Form of Government proposed for the consideration of the People of Anne Arundel County. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1092] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Form of Government proposed for the consideration of the People of Anne Arundel County. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1093] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Addresses to the People of Maryland. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1094] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Addresses to the People of Maryland. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1096] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Delegates to the Provincial Congress, explaining the reasons of Congress for the appointment of officers for the new levies to be raised in New-York. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1098] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to Captain Henry Dougherty, the senior officer of the thirteen armed galleys on the Delaware. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1291] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Pennsylvania Committee. [1776-03-26] . [S4-V6-p1099] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Franklin to the Members of the Council and Assembly of New-Jersey: Much positive good would have resulted to the Province had a ,meeting of the General Assembly been held at this time, but as that is not likely to happen he takes leave of them, perhaps for the last time, and recommends to them to defend their constitution in all its branches, they can never place themselves in a happier situation than in your ancient constitutional dependency on Great Britain. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1099] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from a gentleman in New-York to his friend in Hartford: The conspiracy at New-York projected by Governour Tryon and other emissaries, General Washington was among the first that were to be sacrificed, and the rest in succession according to their importance. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1101] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from New-York to a gentleman in Boston: The Mayor, who was arrested as one of the conspirators, and has been till lately confined in a private house, has been removed to the common jail. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1101] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter form General Washington to the New-York Congress with the opinion of several General officers on the subject of disaffected and dangerous persons. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1436] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1101] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington, June 25. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1102] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Schuyler, June 19. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1103] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Arnold to General Sullivan, June 13. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1104] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Hazen to General Sullivan, June 13. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1105] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Antill to General Sullivan, June 13. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1106] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan, June 20. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1106] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Men who drew Rations on the 23d and 24th of June. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1108] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: Has arrested Major Rogers.. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1108] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Council of General Officers held at Head-Quarters in New-York. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1109] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Determination of the Brigadier-Generals in regard to the removal of stock from the Islands. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1109] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Moylan to the President of Congress. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1110] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the New-York Congress, urging the necessity of removing the stock of cattle and horses from those parts of the coast most exposed to the enemy. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1110] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Wardsworth. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1110] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1111] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Lieutenant Davison to General Washington: Has retaken four prizes which were taken by the Greyhound man-of-war, bound for Sandy-Hook. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1111] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to the Committees of Hunterdon and Southold. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1437] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 27,Letter from Colonel Clinton to General Washington, requesting his instructions about the arrest of some suspected persons. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1111] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Cadwalader Colden, Jr., to the Committee for Ulster County, New-York, complaining of the treatment he had received from the Committee of Newburgh and New-Windsor, and asking for an immediate hearing before the County Committee. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1112] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Harding to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1113] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Inventories of the Cargoes of three transports prizes taken by Captain Harding. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1113] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Smith to the Committee or Council of Safety of any port or place, except Philadelphia or its precincts enclosing a bill of lading for five hundred weight of gun-powder shipped at St. Eustatia. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1114] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Smith to the Committee or Council of Safety of any port or place, except Philadelphia or its precincts enclosing a bill of lading for five hundred weight of gun-powder shipped at St. Eustatia. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1114] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: Will immediately send him a reinforcement. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1191] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: If the ammunition is expended without beating off the enemy, he must spike his guns and retreat with all the order possible. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1191] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie:His conduct in the action does him infinite honour, will send him more ammunition and a reinforcement. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1191] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Rutledge to Colonel Moultrie: Sends him five hundred pounds of powder, some may be had from Haddrell's wishes him honour and victory. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1191] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of Post Offices that make Returns to Alexander Purdie, Deputy Postmaster of the Constitutional Post Office, Williamsburgh, Virginia. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1114] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proposals of Elisha Tyson for erecting a Powder-Mill at the Little Falls of Gunpowder River, Baltimore County, Maryland. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1115] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Lux to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1115] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to William Selby. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1115] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Calvert County. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1116] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the several County Committees, enclosing a Resolution of Congress requesting a complete list of the number of inhabitants in each Colony. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1116] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Penn to Samuel Johnston: A dangerous plot has lately been discovered at New-York, the design was to blow up the Magazine and kill General Washington. The first day of July the question of Independence will be agitated, there is no doubt of a total separation from Great Britain, all the Colonies are for it except Maryland, and her people are coming over fast. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1116] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Clark, of Allen Township, declared an enemy to the rights and liberties of America, by the Committee for Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1116] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1117] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolve. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1118] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Davison. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1118] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Warrant for the execution of Thomas Hickey, at Head-Quarters, New-York, June 28, 1776. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1119] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 28. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1120] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1120] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Return of the Army of the United Colonies, New-York, June 28, 1776. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1119] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of General Scott's Brigade, New-York, June 29, 1776. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1119] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Regiment of Artillery, commanded by Henry Knox, New-York, June 28, 1776. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1121] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the New-York Company of Artillery, commanded by Captain Hamilton. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1122] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of the Arms and Accoutrements in the Army in and near New-York, June 24, 1776. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1121] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Schuyler. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1122] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Massachusetts Assembly, urging them not to lose a moment's time in sending forward the Militia of that Province. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1123] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Massachusetts Assembly, urging them not to lose a moment's time in sending forward the Militia of that Province. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1124] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Governour Trumbull: A fleet consisting of one hundred and thirty sail left Halifax on the 9th instant, bound for New-York, General Howe is already arrived at the Hook. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1124] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 28,Letter from Colonel Joseph Reed to Samuel Tucker: Unless the most speedy and effectual measures are taken to throw a body of men, well armed, into New-York, the most fatal consequences are to be apprehended. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1124] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Reed to the New-York Provincial Congress. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1125] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Nathan Guyer to the New-York Congress, for a hearing: He does not know the charges against him. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1125] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Roche to the New-York Congress. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1125] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Charles Morse to the New-York Provincial Congress. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1125] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order of the Committee of Ulster County, New-York, for Cadwalader Colden, Jun., to appear before them on the 4th of July, next. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1112] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deputies elected to represent the City and County of Albany in the Provincial Congress. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1126] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to General Schuyler. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1126] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Biddle to Commodore Hopkins. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1126] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thaddeus Burr to Governour Trumbull. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1127] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Smedley to Governour Trumbull, giving him an account of the capture of the transports taken by Captain Harding. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1127] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie:Thanks him and his brave garrison most heartily, and will do them justice in his letters to Congress. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1191] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Rutledge to Colonel Moultrie, giving particular thanks to him and the brave officers and men in his garrison for their heroic behaviour of yesterday. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1191] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to General Gates: The tyrant's mercenaries have met with a double repulse at Charlestown, their squadron has been roughly handled, our troops, though raw, behaved most nobly, their troops attempted twice to land, and were twice repulsed by the South-Carolina Rangers. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1128] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Edmund Randolph: Yesterday the enemy's squadron anchored before Fort Sullivan and began one of the most furious cannonades ever heard, the behaviour of the garrison was brave to the last degree, the defences of the fort have received no injury, only one gun dismounted. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1129] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of Governour Patrick Henry to the Virginia Convention. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1129] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolves of the Committee for the Upper District of Frederick County, in Maryland, in favour of forming a new Government. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1130] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Hindman. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1130] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Hindman. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1130] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Lieutenant Bracco: All the men under his command who have not had the small-pox to be inoculated immediately. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1130] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Jesse Hollingsworth. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1131] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Republicus to the People of Pennsylvania:Reconciliation is thought of now by none but knives, fools, and madmen. We cannot offer terms of peace to Great Britain until we agree to call ourselves by some name that of the United States of America is proposed. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1131] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 29 Brig Nancy. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1131] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety, enclosing the Resolutions of Congress of June 27th, for augmenting the Continental forces, and authorizing the raising of a German Battalion. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1132] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Convention of Maryland. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1132] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: The loss of Canada is undoubtedly, on some accounts, to be viewed in the light of a misfortune, yet there is a mixture of good fortune attending it, the retreat of the Army with their baggage, cannon, etc., reflects honour upon the officers who conducted it. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1132] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 29,Letter from the Provincial Congress of New-Jersey to President Hancock: They have taken steps to send forward a considerable number of Militia to New-York, but their own shores are unguarded, and they are much in want of arms and ammunition, lead as well as powder. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1133] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from George Taylor to the New-Jersey Provincial Congress: A fleet of forty-five sail is in sight, and nineteen sail lies at the Hook, our guard is very weak, and not sufficient to make a stand. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1133] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: It is not in his power to offer the least assistance to the Canada department, the force he has is trifling, considering the many and important posts that must be supported if possible, but few of the Militia have yet come in, he has written,and done everything to call them in, but they have not come, though it is said they are generally willing. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1134] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison to General Heard, requesting that all the cattle and stock along the Jersey and Staten-Island shores be immediately removed out of the reach of the British shipping and their tenders. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1134] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Livingston: There cannot be a doubt but the whole British fleet will be in this day and tomorrow, there should not be a moment's delay in sending forward the Militia. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1135] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to Colonel James Clinton: The British fleet has arrived at the Hook, and it may be their intention to push some of their frigates up the North River. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1135] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Congress to the Committee of Elizabethtown New-Jersey. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1440] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Officers and Soldiers of the second Brigade, stationed in and near New-York, to General Washington. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1135] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Jacob Blackwell to the Committee for Queen's County, New-York. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1136] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the General Committee of Tryon County to the Provincial Congress of New-York. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1136] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee on Prisoners to the Committee for Kingston, in Ulster County, New-York. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1137] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Regulations for the Prisoners-of-war stationed in Connecticut. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1137] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Daniel Tillinghast to General Washington, with information of the British fleet. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1137] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution of the Boston Committee, requiring all persons who may arrive in the town, from any place in the possession of the enemy, to leave their names and a memorandum of their places of abode with some member of the Committee. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1138] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of the Council of New-Hampshire to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1138] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Meshech Weare to General Ward: The inhabitants of the whole western frontier of New-Hampshire are destitute of gunpowder, the Colony has none to supply them and requests he will furnish some immediately. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1139] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Selectmen of Walpole to the New-Hampshire Committee of Safety, representing the defenceless state of that part of the Colony, they are not only deficient in arms, but have not one round of powder and ball to a man. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1139] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Smith to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1139] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Amos Garrett to the Maryland Council of Safety, with a list of the Companies formed on the north side of Deer Creek, in Harford County. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1140] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorandum of Militia Officers who have not their commissions. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1140] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Adams to the Maryland Convention. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1140] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Tucker to the President of Congress, enclosing an application from two British prisoners for an exchange. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1141] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Tucker to the President of Congress, enclosing an application from two British prisoners for an exchange. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1141] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 30,Letter from Edward Thomas to General Livingston: The Companies for the new levies Hunterdon County, New-Jersey, are not half-full, in Somerset it is not much better, there are numbers of tenants that say if they are taken away at this season of the year, they may as well knock their families in the head, for that they will be ruined. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1141] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to William Burnett: If there is the least danger of Governour Franklin's being rescued, a strong escort must conduct him securely to the place fixed upon to receive him. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1141] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the Captain of Governour Franklin's guard: Requires him to set off immediately with Governour Franklin, and, as directed by the Convention of New-Jersey, conduct him safely to Connecticut. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1142] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1142] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from General Ward, dated June 23. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1143] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from a Member of the General Court of Massachusetts, (Joseph Hawley,) dated June 21. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1143] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 15 to June 30. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1144] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 16 to June 30. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1144] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 17 to June 30. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1145] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 18 to June 30. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p1145] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 19 to June 30. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1146] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 20 to June 30. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1146] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 21 to June 30. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1146] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 22 to June 30. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1146] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 23 to June 30. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1147] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 24 to June 30. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1147] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 25 to June 30. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1147] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 26 to June 30. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1147] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 27 to June 30. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1148] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 28 to June 30. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1148] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 29 to June 30. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1149] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Orders, from June 30 to June 30. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1150] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Captain Smith, a prisoner, to Robert Van Rensselaer, requesting he may be exchanged. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1150] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Ward to General Washington. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1151] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from David Galusha to Governour Trumbull: Condition of the inhabitants on the New-Hampshire Grants. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1151] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee met in the Assembly Chamber, Philip Livingston chosen President, List of suspected persons. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1152] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Form of Warrant for arresting dangerous persons, adopted, Form of Summons for suspected persons. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1153] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to prepare the draft of a Warrant proper to be issued against such persons of equivocal character as may neglect or refuse to appear on summons, also of a Summons for persons supposed to be inimical and dangerous to the cause of America. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1153] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1154] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of William Leary. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1154] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of James Mason. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1155] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of persons charged as enemies to America. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1157] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee to General Washington, requesting the arrest of David Matthews. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1158] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return by General Greene of the arrest of Mr. Matthews. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1158] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Mrs. Brewerton to Captain Randall. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1158] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of Whitehead Hicks, Mr. Hicks allowed until the 24th to consider the parole tendered him by the Committee. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1159] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Samuel Whitten examined and discharged. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1159] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Samuel Martin examined and required to attend the Committee tomorrow. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1160] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of Robert Fenton. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1160] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of Thomas Fletcher. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1161] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of David Gray. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1161] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of Hugh Stevenson. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1161] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of Cornelius Platt. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1161] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders for the arrest of Peter McLean, James Matthews, William Forbes, John Clarke, John Campbell, and George Brewerton. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1162] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders for the arrest of Peter McLean, James Matthews, William Forbes, John Clarke, John Campbell, and George Brewerton. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1162] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders for the arrest of Peter McLean, James Matthews, William Forbes, John Clarke, John Campbell, and George Brewerton. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1162] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders for the arrest of Peter McLean, James Matthews, William Forbes, John Clarke, John Campbell, and George Brewerton. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1162] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders for the arrest of Peter McLean, James Matthews, William Forbes, John Clarke, John Campbell, and George Brewerton. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1163] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders for the arrest of Peter McLean, James Matthews, William Forbes, John Clarke, John Campbell, and George Brewerton. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1163] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Dyckman. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1163] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Prisoners. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1163] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of David Matthews, the Mayor of New-York. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1164] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of William Forbes, of Goshen Precinct, in Orange County. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1166] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

James Savage examined. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1167] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Clarke examined. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1167] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of John Kearl. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1167] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of Abraham Ackerman. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1167] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of John Craig. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1168] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of John Andrews. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1168] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

William Axtell examined by the Committee, Mr. Axtell allowed until Thursday next to consider the parole offered him by the Committee. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1168] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 24,John Willett examined and discharged on giving bond, that he will neither directly nor indirectly contravene or oppose the measures of the Continental or the Provincial Congress. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1169] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Archibald Hamilton examined and discharged on his parole. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1170] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of John Yates of Wallkill Precinct, in Ulster County. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1171] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Abeel ordered to arrest -- Streetson, of Hempstead, in Queen's County. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1172] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Form of Warrant to be issued against such persons of equivocal character as may refuse or neglect to appear on summons, Form of Summons to persons inimical to the cause and rights of America. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1172] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of George Brewerton, Mr. Brewerton's bond and discharge. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1173] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order for the arrest of Nicholas Connery. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1175] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of James Campbell and Alexander Anderson. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1175] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Case of Dr. Samuel Martin further considered, Certificate to Dr. Martin. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1175] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

James Matthews's Bond. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1176] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of Irael Youngs. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1177] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of Gilbert Forbes. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1178] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Axtell objects to the parole offered him by the Committee, but offers to give his parole not to take any active part against this country. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1179] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Summons issued to Charles Nicoll Donald MeClean, Peter Graham, Richard Morris, Solomon Fowler, and William Smith, as persons of equivocal character, Summons issued against Theophylact Bache, Charles Arden, John Moore, Sen., Benjamin Williams, Nathaniel Underhill, James Horton, Jun., William Sutton, Peter Corne, Peter Huggeford, William Barker, Joshua Purdy, and Absalom Gidney, persons inimical to the cause and rights of America. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1179] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

A. B. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1180] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Summons issued against William Bayard, William Newton, Frederick Rhinelander, Christopher Benson, John Wood, James Coggeshall, Samuel Burling, Theophilus Hardenbrook, John Millner, Benjamin James, David Beatty, Linus King, John Baltus Dash and Henry Law. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1181] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Fowler. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1181] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Information given by David Baldwin, of Bergen County, New-Jersey. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1182] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Prisoners sent to Brigadier-General Greene. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1183] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1,Letter from General Lee to General Washington: Account of the attack and defeat of the British fleet at Sullivan's Island. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1183] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bullitt. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1184] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Christopher Gadsden to Colonel Moultrie. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1192] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie: The garrison should be kept more vigilant than ever, in war we are never in so great danger as when success makes us confident. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1192] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Cradock to the Maryland Council of Safety: Resigns his commission of First Major, in Soldiers' Delight Battalion they will be commanded only by officers recommended by themselves. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1192] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Gist to the Maryland Council of Safety, resigning his commission. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1193] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington, with Mr. Wiebert, a French Engineer. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1193] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Adams to Archibald Bullock: There has been a great change in the sentiments of the Colonies, a few months will bring us all to the same way of thinking, this morning is assigned for the debate on the Declaration of Independence, and this day or tomorrow is to determine its fate. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1193] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Adams to Samuel Chase: The question of Independence was carried to-day in the affirmative, in Committee of the Whole and reported to the House, a Colony desired it might be postponed until tomorrow, when it will pass by a great majority, perhaps with almost unanimity. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1194] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1,Letter from Josiah Bartlett to John Langdon: The affair of independency has been this day determined in a Committee of the Whole House, expects by the next .post to send a formal Declaration, with the reasons. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1195] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Officers appointed by the Committee for Chester County, Pennsylvania, for the Battalion to be raised in that County. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1195] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Pennsylvania Committee of Safety. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1196] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Ward: One hundred and ten of the enemy's fleet arrived at New-York on Saturday, and it is expected General Howe will make an attack as soon as possible, the Army is extremely deficient in arms, and in great distress for want of them. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1196] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Joseph Reed to the New-York Provincial Congress, for all the lead they can spare, for it is one of those articles of which the Army stands at present in the utmost need. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1196] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Coggeshall to a Committee of the New-York Congress. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1197] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Isaac Ketchum to the New-York Congress. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1197] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee appointed by the Committee for Queen's County, New-York, to request assistance to prevent their being plundered by the Ministerial Troops. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1198] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Theophylact Bache to Philip Livingston: The accusation that he is inimical to the cause and rights of America is unmerited. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1198] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Inhabitants of Cortlandt's Manor to the New-York Congress, representing their defenceless condition, and that they are surrounded by numbers of Tories, who are daily meditating their destruction. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1198] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the Inhabitants of Cherry Valley, New-Town, Martin, and Springfield, in Tryon County, New-York, requesting their defenceless condition may be taken into immediate consideration. They are in imminent danger of being cut off by the Savages, who have been bribed to do it by Sir John Johnson and Colonel Butler. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1198] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington: General Gates claims the command of the Northern Army, the Congress should explicitly declare if they so intended. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1199] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Schuyler, June 24. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1201] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Statement of the conversation between Generals Schuyler and Gates, on the subject of their respective commands, June 30. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1202] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Governour Trumbull: Is far from desponding, though so many untold circumstances have arisen to the northward. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1203] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Meshech Weare: Acknowledges the receipt of eleven hundred and forty-seven Pounds in specie. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1203] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to Meshech Weare: Acknowledges the receipt of eleven hundred and forty-seven Pounds in specie. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1204] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Bellows to the New-Hampshire Committee of Safety: In half his regiment there' is not an ounce of powder or ball, and not a single firelock fit for use. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1204] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter' from Captain Harding to Governour Trumbull. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1204] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee to the President of Congress, with an account of the repulse of the enemy at Sullivan's Island. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1205] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Narrative, by five seamen, deserters from the British fleet which attacked and were beaten off by the fort at Sullivan's Island, June 28th. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1205] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from Charlestown, South-Carolina: Account of the attack, by Sir Peter Parker, on Sullivan's Island. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1206] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from Sir Peter Parker to Mr. Stephens, Secretary of the Admiralty, July 9, His account of his defeat at Sullivan's Island. [1776-07-09] . [S4-V6-p1208] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from a Surgeon in Sir Peter Parker's fleet, July 9. [1776-07-09] . [S4-V6-p1209] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Ennalls to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1209] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Bennett Bracco to Gabriel Duvall. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1211] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Martin to the Maryland Council of Safety. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1211] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 2, Letter from Elbridge Gerry to James Warren: The great question of Independency was yesterday carried in a Committee of the Whole House, by nine Colonies. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1212] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Delegates to the Provincial Congress: Independence has been carried in Congress, without one dissenting vote. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1212] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the New-York Delegates to the Provincial Congress: Independence has been carried in Congress, without one dissenting vote. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1212] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Committee of Safety to the Inhabitants of Pennsylvania. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1213] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Miffiin to General Washington. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1214] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from R. Carey to General Miffiin: General Washington cannot supply him any arms, as there is great want of them in the camp at New-York. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1215] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from David Matthews to Gouverneur Morris. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1215] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Coggeshall to Gouverneur Morris. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1215] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Frederick Phillips to a Committee of the New-York Congress. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1215] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Thomas Moffat to the New-York Congress, enclosing the evidence of Ephraim Dunning, and the examination of John Samson, relative to the plot contrived against the liberties of the United Colonies. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1216] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Sullivan: Colonel Dayton will, by the 9th or 10th take post at Fort Stanwix. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1217] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to the President of Congress: Condition of the Northern Army. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1217] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Inhabitants of the New-Hampshire Grants to General Sullivan, asking a detachment for their protection. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1218] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Washington: Has arrived at, and is fortifying Crown Point, sickness seized both officers and men to such a degree that he was forced to leave Isle-aux-Noix, where he had determined to make a stand, in the retreat everything was secured, even to an axe, except three cannon at Chambly. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1219] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to General Schuyler: Some strange fatality seems to attend our Northern Army, this is the critical time when every nerve must be strained for our security, the forces raising for the Northern Department are forwarding with diligence they will begin their march by parties. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1222] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Connecticut Council' of Safety. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1223] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Connecticut Council' of Safety. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1224] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the Connecticut Council' of Safety. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1226] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Walter Spooner to General Washington: Measures have been taken by the General Court of Massachusetts to forward with the utmost expedition the raising the troops destined for New-York. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1227] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Wentworth to General Washington. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1227] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Folsom's orders to Captain Gage to raise men to reinforce General Sullivan, supposed to be at Crown Point. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1228] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return of Captain Gage, dated July 24, that he has got but ten men. [1776-07-24] . [S4-V6-p1228] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from R. Rea to Governour Bullock: Fears the British emissaries have at last accomplished their designs with the Cherokees, but hopes to give the Indians a good drubbing before they can get assistance from the King's Troops. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1228] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of Aaron Smith respecting an attack of the Indians. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1228] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deposition of David Shettroe. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1229] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Henry Stuart to the frontier inhabitants of North-Carolina and Virginia, May 19, urging them to repair to the King's standard, where they and their families will find protection, and be free from all danger whatever. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p1229] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Catrer. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p1230] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Charlestown. [1776-07-21] . [S4-V6-p1230] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Smith. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1230] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Philadelphia Committee, requesting, by order of the Congress, that the troops raising for the Flying Camp may be forwarded with the utmost possible expedition. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1230] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 3, Letter from John Adams to Mrs. Adams: Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America: a resolution was passed without one dissenting Colony, that the United Colonies are free and independent States. In a few days there will be a Declaration setting forth the causes which have impelled us to this mighty Revolution, and the reasons which will justify it in the sight of God and man. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1231] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from John Adams to Mrs. Adams: Had Independence been declared seven months ago, we might, before this, have formed alliances with foreign States, have mastered Quebeck, and been in possession of Canada, but on the contrary, the delay has many great advantages attending it: time has been given for the whole people maturely to consider the great question. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1232] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Samuel Tucker to the New-York Congress, enclosing Resolutions Of the Provincial Congress of New-Jersey, authorizing the arrest of suspected persons. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1233] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Livingston to General Mercer: The British have possession of Staten-Island, and the people of New-Jersey seem greatly dispirited at so great a part of their Militia being drawn off to. New-York, while they are left at the mercy of the enemy. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1233] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: Yesterday fifty sail of the enemy's fleet anchored at Staten-Island, one hundred and ten have arrived within the Hook. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1234] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Curtenius to the New-York Congress: The Regulars have landed at Staten Island without opposition, part are marched to Elizabethtown and Bergen-Point, while most of the Jerseymen are in New-York. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1234] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Malcom to John McKesson: One hundred and fifty men in his Regiment are without arms. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1235] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Malcom to John McKesson: One hundred and fifty men in his Regiment are without arms. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1235] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Huntington to Governour Trumbull. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1235] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Sunday last. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1235] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Shelter-Island. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1236] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Manor of St. George and Patentship of Meritches. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1236] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Brookhaven, north of the County Road. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1237] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Brookhaven, south of the County Road. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1238] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Southampton. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1240] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Islip. [1776-07-26] . [S4-V6-p1243] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Easthampton. [1776-07-28] . [S4-V6-p1243] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Smithtown. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1246] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Southold. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1247] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Isaac Elliott to General Washington: The Ministerial party have a post from New-York to the northward, as regularly as the other posts. Bennett, the General's express, is suspected, by his frequenting disaffected houses, riding back roads, etc., to be either treacherous or an impostor. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1252] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from Crown Point: Account of the retreat of the Army from Sorel. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1252] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to General Washington: Has ordered reinforcements of Foot and Horse to join the Army, with the the least possible delay. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1253] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Committees of Springfield,Westfield, and West-Springfield, for the regulation of the prisoners in the care of the Committees of Hampshire County. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1254] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Selectmen of Rochester, in the County of Stafford, in New-Hampshire, to Meshech Weare. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1254] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Edict published at Lisbon, by order of the King of Portugal, prohibiting the entry of American vessels in any port in the dominions of Portugal, and requiring that they be driven from such ports in the same state in which they shall arrive, without any succour of any kind being given to them. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1255] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Smallwood to Thomas Johnson. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1255] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to James Tilghman, requesting him to attend the Council of Safety at Annapolis. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 5,Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Dorchester County, with lead for the use of the County. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Daniel and Samuel Hughes: Annapolis is to be fortified immediately, and they are desired to send as many of the eighteen and nine-pounders as they have made. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Thomas Smyth, Thomas B. Hand, and Joseph Nicholson, Jun., who have been appointed Members of the Council of Safety, requesting their immediate attendance. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1256] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Colonel Kent, offering him the command of the Colony ship Defence, Captain Nicholson having been appointed to the command of one of the Continental frigates. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1257] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Captain Beall, to supply Captain Thomas with guns and bayonets. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1257] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

To Vanbibber. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1257] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Worcester County. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1257] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to General Washington: The unhappy confusions in Pennsylvania have hitherto prevented the establishment of the Flying Camp, but things will now take a different turn, as the contest to keep possession of power is at an end, and a new mode of Government will soon be adopted. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1258] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the President of Congress to the Maryland Convention: Most ardently beseeches. In the name of the Congress, that they will strain every nerve to send forward their Militia, General Howe has possession of Staten-Island, and the Jerseys are drained of their Militia for the defence of New-York. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1258] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Declaration of Independence. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1259] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Nicholson. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1261] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Meeting of the Officers and Privates of the Associators of Pennsylvania, at Lancaster: Daniel Roberdeau and James Ewing elected Brigadier-Generals. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1261] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from Trenton, in New-Jersey: The British have placed two Regiments opposite Amboy, and planted several pieces of cannon there and at each of the ferries on Staten-Island, the Jersey Militia have turned out unanimously, but most of them have gone over to New-York: Pennsylvania should send them some assistance. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1262] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Livingston to General Washington: The enemy have posts along the whole of Staten-Island shore as far as Amboy. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1262] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee for Essex County, New-Jersey, to General Washington: Not only the levies but the main body of the Militia of New-Jersey have gone to New-York, and it is probable that General Howe, who has possession of Staten-Island, knowing their defenceless condition, will ravage the country near him, they rely upon the General for assistance, but if it be necessary that they should fall a sacrifice to the benefit of the common cause, they will endeavour to support their misfortunes without repining. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1262] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to General Mercer, directing a return of a portion of the Militia of New-Jersey. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1263] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1263] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract of a Letter from General Greene. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1265] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler to General Washington, July 1. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1266] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Statement of a conversation between General Schuyler and General Gates, June 30. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1268] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Sullivan to General Schuyler, June 24. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1269] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1269] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 2. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1270] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 3. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1271] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 4. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1271] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington to the President of Congress: Proposes raising a new Rifle Battalion. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1272] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of Officers. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1272] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 4. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1272] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Extract. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1272] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Hardenburgh ordered to arrest Cadwalader Colden, Jun.. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1113] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Cadwalader Colden, Jan., committed to the common jail, by the Committee for Ulster County. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1272] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 4, Letter from the Committee for Ulster County to the New-York Congress. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1273] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Panton to General Gates, submitting a plan for the protection of themselves and their families. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1274] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to General Washington, suggesting measures for the protection of the inhabitants of the northern frontiers of New-York and New-Hampshire, who, by the retreat of the Army from Canada, are exposed to the ravages of the Indians. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1275] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Seymour to Governour Trumbull: He cannot proceed with the Light-Horse to New-York, and requests another may be appointed in his place. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1276] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to Colonel Seymour, directing him to deliver his instructions to Major Hart, and to animate the men and hasten their march. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1276] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull to David Galusha, Chairman of the Committee on Bennington Grants: Has written General Washington to use his influence with the Continental Congress, that a Battalion of Foot may be raised and stationed on or near the Grants. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1276] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Dr. Eleazer Wheelock to Governour Trumbull. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1276] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proclamation by the Council of Massachusetts, setting apart Thursday, the 1st of August next, to be observed throughout the Colony as a day of solemn humiliation, fasting and prayer. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1277] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 1, Captain Hazlewood directed to build an additional guard-Boat for the use of the Province. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1277] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commodore to the Naval Armaments of the Province to be appointed on Monday next, Two additional armed Boats to be built. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1278] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 4. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1279] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resignation of Captain Thomas Read, of the ship Montgomery, accepted, Allan Cameron, at his request, confined in the same room with General McDonald. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1279] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolves. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1279] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to Captain Brown, appointed to go on board the Liverpool man-of-war for an exchange of prisoners. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1280] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Marine. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1280] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 8. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1280] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 10. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1281] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 11. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1281] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 12. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1281] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 13. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1282] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 14. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1283] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The two Chevaux-de-frise prepared for stopping the channel, to be immediately moved in proper stations. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1283] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. McClean, a person inimical to the liberties of America, committed to prison on the request of the President of Congress. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1283] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Samuel Davidson, commander of the Floating Battery, appointed Commodore of the Naval Armaments of the Province, A number of Chevaux-de-frise to be sunk in the channel of the Delaware, at Billingsport, immediately. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1283] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Application to the Congress for an Engineer. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1284] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to General Washington, requesting him to send an Engineer to furnish plans for defences. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1284] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commissions granted to Wingate Newton, of the privateer brigantine Hancock, of twelve carriage guns, and to John Craig, of the Sloop Congress, Privateer, burden seventy tons, six cannon and thirty men. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1285] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial from the Captains of the armed Boats, setting forth their unwillingness and determination not to obey the commands of Commodore Davidson, Commodore Davidson's Commission signed by Robert Morris, Vice-President. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p1285] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Delegates of this Province requested to ascertain from the Congress whether it is their intention that the Committee of Safety shall proceed to form the Flying Camp. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1286] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions to Commodore Davidson. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1287] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Edward Bingley appointed Captain of the Fire Brigantine, The Commodore directed to distribute fifty rounds of gunpowder to each of the armed Boats, Letter to George Bryan, Naval Officer, respecting Pilots. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1287] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 21,John Hazlewood appointed Captain and Superintendent of the Fire Vessels and Fire Rafts, and to the Guard Boats. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1288] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorandum delivered by Robert Morris, of his application to the Congress respecting the Flying Camp. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1288] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Roberdeau. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1289] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Money advanced to Lawrence Bernie, .to assist in carrying on a File Manufactory, Ammunition to the Colonels of the different Battalions of the Associators in Chester County. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1289] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to agree with Thomas Savage to carry on the manufactory of Salt on the Jersey shore. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1290] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1290] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commodore Davidson directed to confine his command to the Ship and Floating Battery, Captain Dougherty directed to attend the Committee to receive such instructions as may be judged necessary, Committee to draw up a state of the publick transactions of the Committee of Safety, to be laid before the publick, if necessary. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1290] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to draw up a state of the publick transactions of the Committee of Safety, to be laid before the publick, if necessary. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1291] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1291] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hillega. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1291] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Instructions for Henry Dougherty, as eldest Captain of the thirteen armed Boats in the service of the Province. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1291] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Dewees. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1292] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Public notice given by the Committee of their intention to prosecute any person who shall harbour, conceal, or in any manner employ any deserter from the service of the Colony. [1776-03-26] . [S4-V6-p1292] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to employ proper Engineers to make a draft of Fortifications proper to ,be erected at Billingsport, and to report what works are proper to be 'erected there. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1292] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 29. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1293] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolves. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1293] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1, Captains for the four Companies of Germans, to be raised in this Province, will be appointed on Friday, the 5th instant, and Lieutenants and Ensigns, on Friday, the 12th. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1294] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Loxley. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1294] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the Committee of safety to the Inhabitants of Pennsylvania. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1295] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Agreement with Captain Benjamin Loxley for casting Brass Artillery for the use of the Province, Commission granted to John Hunn, as commander of the privateer schooner Security, of thirty tons burden, eight carriage guns, and eleven men, Commission granted James Robertson, master of the privateer sloop Chance, burden thirty tons, six carriage guns, and thirty-four men, Continental Powder Mill to be furnished with ten tons of Saltpetre and two tons of Sulphur, Letters to the Colonels of the different Battalions of Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, and Lancaster Counties, requesting them to be in order to march to Philadelphia at an hour's warning. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1296] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lieutenants Bogan and Ball, refusing to sign paroles, are ordered to be sent to Yorktown and confined. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1297] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Colonel Miles directed to march the Rifle Battalion to Philadelphia immediately. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1298] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Officers, prisoners-of-war, required to wear their uniforms whenever they go abroad, all who do not, to be taken up and confined. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1298] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Pay of the three Battalions of Provincial Troops under the command of Colonel Miles, increased to Continental pay, Battalion of Riflemen to get ready to proceed to Bordentown, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Brodhead, The Cannon arrived from New-London to be sent down immediately to Fort-Island. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1298] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Special meeting. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1300] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 14, Several Members met at the Assembly Chamber, in the City-Hall Examination of Captain Jeremiah Wool by Alderman Brasher: Arrest of counterfeiters on Long-Island, Examination of Isaac Ketchum, of Huntington, Suffolk County, Nassau-Island, Deposition of Thomas Henderson. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p1299] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 14, Examination of Henry Dawkins: Acknowledges he engraved plates for counterfeiting the paper Bills of Credit, Examination of Isaac Youngs. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p1303] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of Israel Youngs taken by Alderman Waddell, Henry Dawkins further examined at his request. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p1306] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 16. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p1309] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 17. [1776-05-17] . [S4-V6-p1309] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Quorum of the Congress present, Brigadier-General Nathaniel Woodhull, of Suffolk County, chosen President, John McKesson and Robert Benson elected Secretaries, Credentials of the Members from the several Counties, Number of votes of the several Counties on any division. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1309] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Rules for the Congress adopted. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1312] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee for auditing Accounts, Secret Committee to confer and advise with the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental forces, Charles Friend, who gave information of the counterfeiters, rewarded and discharged. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1313] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Friend. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1314] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Jacobson. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1314] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Duane, the Chairman of the Continental Treasury Office dated Philadelphia, May 7th, enclosing Resolutions requesting a Census of the Inhabitants of the Colony. [776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p1314] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution. [1775-12-26] . [S4-V6-p1315] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Duane, requesting an account of the expenditure of Continental moneys. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p1315] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from James Duane, dated May 7th, requesting information as to the claim of Captain Heman Allen, of Colonel Warner's Battalion. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p1316] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from William Ellsworth, Chairman of the Committee of Kingston, in Ulster County, relative to Azor Betts and John Blackler Letter from Johannes Hardenburgh, giving information of the state of Companies of Continental Troops raised in Ulster County, Letter from Colonel Ritzema, requesting arms for Iris men, Letter from Garret Abeel, respecting the houses lately occupied by the troops. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p1316] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington, dated May 17 Posts of the several Regiments of Militia of New-York, Long-Island, and Staten-Island, should be arranged in conjunction with the Continental Army. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1317] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Committee of Dutchess County, dated May 6. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p1317] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Schuyler, dated Saratoga, May 13th, requesting they will not determine with respect to the election in Charlotte County till Mr. Duer's arrival in New-York. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p1318] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Smith. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p1318] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

On the Report of Mr. Morris, from the Committee who conferred with General Washington, the President and Members of the Congress sworn to secrecy, Committee to inform General Washington the Congress have taken the oath of secrecy, Information laid before the Congress of the movements of disaffected persons, in Connecticut, at Hempstead, on Long-Island, and in King's District, John Hendrickson, of Queen's County, directed to attend the Congress. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p1318] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Papers brought by the Committee from General Washington, yesterday, read and considered, Examination of John Hendrickson: The general part of the inhabitants of Hempstead and Rockaway are against the measures of the Colonies and in favour of the King, Examination of Martin Bebee, the messenger who brought the despatches from King's District to General Washington. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p1320] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to consider McDonald's Report on the Lead Mines. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p1322] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Members returned from Queen's County ordered to attend the Congress and take their seats, or show the cause of their neglect, All the Deputies elected to represent Richmond County, ordered to take their seats on Friday next, or to report in writing the cause of their neglect, May 21, Letter from General Washington: He has been called to Philadelphia by the Continental Congress, and General Putnam will have the command in his absence, Report made by the Committee appointed to consider the ways and means to prevent the dangers to which the Colony is exposed by its intestine enemies, Report considered and amended. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p1323] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to consider the charge against Joseph Blanchard, a prisoner on parole. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1325] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Fair copy of the Report made yesterday, brought in by the Secretaries and further considered. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1326] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Fair copy of the Report made yesterday, brought in by the Secretaries and further considered. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1327] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Papers relating to the subject, received from General Putnam, Clause for taking hostages of the inhabitants of certain parts of Queen's County struck out. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1327] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the several County Committees, requesting them to take the number of inhabitants in the respective Counties. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1328] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to examine Captain Asa Douglas, Report of his examination. [1776-05-22] . [S4-V6-p1329] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Putnam attended the Congress to request supplies for General Schuyler. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p1329] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Putnam complains of Dr. Betts. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p1330] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Ritzema, on the bad state of the arms in tim Army. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p1331] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Ritzema, on the bad state of the arms in tim Army. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p1331] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee on the danger to which the Colony is exposed from intestine enemies, read and approved. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p1331] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee on the danger to which the Colony is exposed from intestine enemies, read and approved. [1775-10-06] . [S4-V6-p1331] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Continental Congress, of May 15, on the subject of adopting a form of Government, Mr. Morris's Motion, Mr. Scott's opinion, Mr. Sands Motion amending Mr. Morris's, Committee to consider the Resolutions of the15th of May,. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p1332] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of Ulster County requested to transmit a true statement of their proceedings relative to the election of Deputies, Dr. Azor Betts charged by the Committee for the City and County with having inoculated persons in the Army for the 'small-pox, Case of William Newton, charged with refusing Continental Paper Money, Andrew Gautier ordered to appear before the Congress to support his appeal from the General Committee of the City, on the charge of his refusing the Continental Paper currency, Committee to frame a Law of the Congress in pursuance of the spirit and intention of the Resolutions in the Report on intestine enemies, Committee to consider the state of the Militia of the Colony, Letter from the Committee of Kingston, with the examinations of James and Lemuel Monger, charging them with counterfeiting the Bills of Credit. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p1333] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Hamilton's Artillery Company allowed the same pay as the Continental Artillery. [1776-05-26] . [S4-V6-p1336] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Standing Committee.to take examinations and try persons' in custody by the Congress or Committee of Safety, General Putnam's Letter relating to Amos Bull and other Prisoners, referred to the General for the City, Committee to sound the depth of the water between Red Hook and Bedlow's Island. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1337] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report on the Resolutions of the Continental Congress, of May 15, read and adopted, Committee to frame the Report into Resolutions to be published. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1337] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to consider the several Reports upon Lead Mines, Information from the City Committee, that they have sent Mrs. Beck to Jail for sending provisions on board the ships of war. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1338] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Colonel Fleming attended the Congress with the thanks of General Putnam for their commitment of Doctor Azor Belts, and requests permission to publish their order on that subject. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1339] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May. 28,Report of the Committee appointed to frame a law to prevent the dangers to which the Colony is exposed by its internal enemies. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1341] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Prisoners charged with counterfeiting to be put in irons, and no person to have access to them without the authority of the Congress. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1342] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examination of John Moore, Jr., on the charge against him by the Committee of Newtown, Letter to the Committee of Newtown. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1343] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Case of Captain Thomas Harriott submitted by the City Committee. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1344] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Doors of the Congress opened for all persons to hear the appeal of Andrew Gautier, Jun. from the judgment of the City Committee, that he be held up publickly for having refused the Continental money, Committee to inquire into the grounds of th reports that persons under various pretences sell Tea at more than six shillings per pound, Committee to confer with General Putnam on the information that the British ships of war at Sandy Hook receive supplies from LongIsland. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p1344] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to William 'Smith, of Suffolk County, to inform that measures have been adopted to prevent all communication between the King's ships and the inhabitants of the southern parts of Long-Island. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1346] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to prepare Resolutions imposing a penalty on persons who inoculate for the small-pox, John Moore permitted to return home on parole, Draft of the soundings between Red Hook and Bedlow's Island reported. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1347] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Complaint of Samuel Louden against Christopher Duyckinck for taking and burning an edition of a Pamphlet entitled "The Deeiver Unmasked," Two Battalions to be taken into the service and pay of the lony, for three months, Peter McLean, Samuel Galsworthy, and Francis Delaroche, charged by the City Committee with uttering sentiments highly inimical and dangerous to the cause of America. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p1347] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the Committee of Ulster County, on the contradictory Credentials presented by their Delegates. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1349] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The Sentinel charged with shooting Hubbard Latham, to be tried by a Court-Martial, theCourts of Judicature being as yet held by authority derived from the Crown of Great Britain, are incompetent to a full and impartial trial, Elections of Deputies to a Convention for romping Government, ordered. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1349] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Common in report of the 27th. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1351] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 20. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1352] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 1, Jacob Brush examined, Order for the immediate arrest of Philip Youngs. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1352] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Application from the City Committee, for an order on the circulation of Gold and Silver and Paper Money. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p1354] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Thomas Harriott permitted to go at large upon his parole. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1355] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 2. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p1356] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Philip Youngs charged with counterfeiting the Bills of Credit, committed to prison. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1356] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee on the dangerous consequences of the small-pox spreading in the Colony. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1357] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee on the dangerous consequences of the small-pox spreading in the Colony. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1357] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam, with a complaint against Sergeant McFall., a prisoner, that he is a dangerous man. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1357] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam with a list of the Tory prisoners committed to hard labour at Forts Montgomery and Constitution. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1357] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Putnam with a list of the Tory prisoners committed to hard labour at Forts Montgomery and Constitution. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Answer to General Putnam's two Letters. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report on obstructing the navigation of Hudson's River, referred to General Washington, Committee to attend Lord Stirling to sound the Harbour, Committee on a Letter from Augustus Van Horne and others, confined in Jail by order of the City Committee. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1358] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Reade. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p1359] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to examine Mrs. Hatch for the discovery of a correspondence with the ships of war, Order for the arrest of Townshend Hulet, charged with counterfeiting the Bills of Credit of the United Colonies. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1359] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 4, Petition of Philip Youngs. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1360] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Doors of the Congress opened for the admission of all persons to hear the trial on the appeal of Andrew Gautier, from the decision of the General Committee, itnesses examined, Decision of the General Committee confirmed, that Andrew Gautier be held up to the public as an enemy to his country. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1360] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address from a Committee of Mechanicks, requesting this Congress to instruct their Delegates in Continental Congress to urge the Independence of the United Colonies, Answer of the Congress: They cannot presume to instruct the Delegates of this Colony upon the momentous question to which their Address refers. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1362] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hearing of Mr. Loudon's complaint postponed till next Tuesday morning, Committee report on the complaint against Mrs.Hatch and Mrs. Hill. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1363] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Convention of Virginia, dated May 22, with the Resolutions of the 15th, in favour of Independence, Committee to draft an Answer. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1363] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Convention of Virginia, dated May 22, with the Resolutions of the 15th, in favour of Independence, Committee to draft an Answer. [1776-05-15] . [S4-V6-p1364] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee on the inspection of Saltpetre, Andrew Gautier, Jun., pardoned and absolved, on his submission and pledge of future good conduct, Order for the arrest of Colonel Fanning's servant, who has heretofore been made use of to keep up a communication with the ships-of-war, and the ship on board of which Governour Tryon resides. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1364] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions relative to persons dangerous and disaffected to the American cause, and to persons of equivocal character. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1365] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Case of Sergeant Nell McFall, referred to General Putnam. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1370] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee for regulating the Militia, Report considered, Order of Minute-Men in the Colony abolished. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1371] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Philip Youngs, praying to be discharged, or permitted to go at large on giving security, considered and rejected. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1374] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Philip Youngs, praying to be discharged, or permitted to go at large on giving security, considered and rejected. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1374] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Johnson. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1374] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the General Committee against Thomas Harriott, for refusing to receive Continental money in payment, Captain Harriott's appeal to be heard on Monday next. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1375] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proceedings of the General Committee against Thomas Harriott, for refusing to receive Continental money in payment, Captain Harriott's appeal to be heard on Monday next. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p1375] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Greene, with John Livingston, Jr., a prisoner, and informing that arms are daily brought to the disaffected in Queen's County. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1375] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Answer to General Greene. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1376] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Livingston examined, Ordered to ask pardon of the Committee of Ja maica, and to pay all the expenses of sending him to New-York, Refuses to ask pardon of the Committee, and is ordered into close confinement, Letter to the Convention of Virginia. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1376] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Livingston examined, Ordered to ask pardon of the Committee of Ja maica, and to pay all the expenses of sending him to New-York, Refuses to ask pardon of the Committee, and is ordered into close confinement, Letter to the Convention of Virginia. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1376] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the Convention of Virginia. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1377] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Henry Dawkins released from irons. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1377] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Continental Congress, enclosing Resolutions of the 1st, 3d, and 4th of June, for reinforcing the Army. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1377] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Continental Congress, enclosing Resolutions of the 1st, 3d, and 4th of June, for reinforcing the Army. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1378] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lewis Morris appointed Brigadier-General of the Militia in Westchester County, Committee on the Resolutions of the Continental Congress. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1379] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the President of the Continental Congress, requesting the establishment of an equality of pay for the Militia and Troops of New-York with those of the Eastern Colonies. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1380] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report on the Resolutions of the Continental Congress read and agreed to. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1381] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee on an application of Doctor Morgan, Director-General.of the Continental Hospital, Commissioners for Fortifications in the Highlands, directed to take all their future directions from General Washington. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1383] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Jonathan Baker and Stephen Fountain, considered by the Committee of Brookhaven, of being enemies to their country, committed to prison, June 8, Letter to the Committee of Brookhaven. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1383] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report on Doctor Morgan's application. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1384] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the Provincial Congress of New-Jersey, with Affidavits respecting a defection in Bergen County. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1384] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report on the Lead Mines on which essays have been made in the Colony, Committee to draw Instructions for raising the detachments of Militia to be furnished by this Colony. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1384] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Ezekiel Hawley, Chairman of the Committee of Salem, in Westchester County, respecting the Tories in that County. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1385] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Thanks to General Washington for the important service he has rendered the United Colonies, and for his attention to the interest and civil authority of this Colony. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1386] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to Ezekiel Hawley: A proper attention will be paid to the application of the Committee of Salem. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1386] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Answer of General Washington to the Resolution of Thanks, of yesterday. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1386] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report of the Committee for raising a detachment of Militia, considered and agreed to, as a resolve and order of the Congress. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1387] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Morin Scott appointed Brigadier-General of the three thousand Militia destined to reinforce the Army. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1389] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commission of John Morin Scott as Brigadier-General. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1390] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Return. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1390] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Non-Commissioned. [1776-06-09] . [S4-V6-p1390] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Returns. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1390] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from the Delegates of the Colony in Congress, requesting to be informed if they are authorized to vote on Independence. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1391] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Appeal of Thomas Harriott considered, and the decision of the General Committee of theCity confirmed. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1391] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Appeal of Thomas Harriott considered, and the decision of the General Committee of the City confirmed. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1391] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Application from General Washington for a Regiment of Militia to be sent to Fort Constitution Letter from the Delegates in the Continental Congress considered, Sundry Resolutions for electing Deputies to form a Government, read and discussed. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1391] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

William Tillou. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1392] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Joseph Trumbull, Commissary of Stores and Provisions. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1392] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Answer of the Congress to Mr. Trumbull. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1393] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the Delegates in Continental Congress. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1393] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Thomas Wooley confined in Queen's County Jail, making hi,s submission for past offences: and praying to be discharged, Letter to the Committee of Queen's County, requesting his discharge, if they are satisfied with his concessions. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1394] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Thomas Wooley confined in Queen's County Jail, making hi,s submission for past offences: and praying to be discharged, Letter to the Committee of Queen's County, requesting his discharge, if they are satisfied with his concessions. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1394] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ritzema. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1394] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ritzema. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1394] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Youngs. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1395] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions on the subject of Independence moved by Mr. Jay, amended and agreed to. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1395] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Hylton. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1396] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to report how the people called Quakers shall be considered and treated, in raising the Militia, Dinner to be given to General Washington at the publick expense, Twelve hundred pounds of Gunpowder sent to the Committee of Albany, for the frontier inhabitants of Albany and Tryon Counties, Complaint by Generals Putnam and Miffiin, of the riotous and disorderly conduct of the citizens towards some disaffected persons. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1396] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Cargo manifest. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1397] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Certificate. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1398] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Governour Trumbull in answer to one from the Provincial Congress of the 12th of December last, relative to the People of Connecticut carrying away James Rivington's types. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1398] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition from Mangle Mintborne, who was advertised, praying to be discharged. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1399] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition from Mangle Mintborne, who was advertised, praying to be discharged. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1400] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington, respecting the conduct of some persons on Long-Island, who have large quantities of provisions which they refuse to part with for Continental Bills. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1400] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commissioners appointed to superintend the Fortifications in the Highlands, discharged from that service. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1401] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Hancock, giving advice of the approach of a British Fleet and Army. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1401] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Militia of the Colony to be put in readiness, to march whenever they may be called upon, President and five Members authorized to order out Troops to suppress riots or tumultuous meetings in the city, at any time when Congress is not convened. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1402] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 14, Philip Livingston directed to delay his return to the Continental Congress, until further order, Publick Records of the Colony to be forthwith removed to Kingston, in Ulster County, Committee to take charge of the Records and provide for their safety and security, Petition of Dr. Azor Betts, to be discharged from prison, John W. Livingston declares his willingness to comply with the Resolve of Congress, and begs to be discharged from prison, Examination of Abraham Livingston. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1402] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the Committee of New-Windsor. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1405] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

New-Windsor. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1405] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Military Officers declared ineligible to a seat in the Provincial Congress. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1406] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Micha Lynch and Thomas Hickey committed to prison, Letter to General Washington, enclosing Affi davits relating to Lynch and Hickey. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1406] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Blackwell. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1406] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to General Greene: They cannot permit cannon to be purchased in the Colony. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1407] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of Firemen in the City of New-York. [176-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1407] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to General Washington, on procuring a supply of live stock for the use of the Army. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1409] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 16. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1409] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Complaint by Mr. Jay of the handbill published by General Scott. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1409] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Isaac Ketcham requests to be heard before the Congress, Officer commanding the Guard directed to bring him before the Congress with all convenient speed, His examination, Committee to consider the publication of General Scott. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1410] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Secret Committee appointed to confer with General Washington, Motion by Colonel Remsen, that the quota of Militia to be raised by New-York be lessened. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1411] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Hancock, enclosing Resolutions of the Continental Congress of the14th instant. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1412] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Hancock, enclosing Resolutions of the Continental Congress of the14th instant. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1412] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to prepare a Resolution for removing all doubt as to the true construction of the Association, Committee to inquire whether bounties are necessary for encouraging the manufacturing of Salt, Saltpetre, Gunpowder, Gun-Locks, and Gun-Barrels, Committee to provide places of safety for the poor inhabitants of the City in case of invasion, Publick dinner to General Washington and his suite. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p1413] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Representation by Mr. Benson, of the Proceedings of the Committee of Dutchess County, with respect to disaffected persons, Memorial of Marinus Willett and others, requesting some encouragement in the manufacturing of Salt, Petition of Azor Betts, imprisoned for inoculating for the small-pox, praying to be discharged. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1415] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report on the dangerous and disaffected persons in the Counties of Dutchess and Westchester, Secret Committee appointed on the 17th instant, authorized to arrest and secure certain persons. [1776-06--20] . [S4-V6-p1417] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions for removing doubts which have arisen respecting the true construction of the Association. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1419] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison respecting a suspected dangerous man, named Samuel Witten. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1421] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison respecting a suspected dangerous man, named Samuel Witten. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1421] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Robert H. Harrison respecting a suspected dangerous man, named Samuel Witten. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1422] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee on the Letter of the 18th instant, from President Hancock. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1422] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of John Carpenter. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1422] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of King's County directed to take effectual measures to prevent the disaffected in the County from communicating with the enemy. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1423] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

One hundred and fifty men to be raised in Dutchess and Westchester Counties, to protect the inhabitants against dangerous and disaffected persons, Offer of the Militia of the Colony to the Commander-in-Chief, whenever he may think it necessary, June 22,Commander-in-Chief authorized to impress carriages and water-craft, when necessary for publick service. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1424] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 23. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1426] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

General Washington requested to disarm and secure the persons disaffected and inimical to the American cause, on Long-Island, Resolutions to provide clothing for the Troops raised, and to be raised. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1427] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Application of Colonel Ritzema for pay for his Regiment, his men being mutinous and uneasy for want of it. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1429] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mcdougall. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1430] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Pay-Table. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1430] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee on the Resolutions of the Continental Congress of the 24th instant, for punishing Traitors, Philip Livingston permitted to return to the Continental Congress on the 30th instant, Committee of Albany requested to make a report of their proceedings against Abraham Cuyler, and others, sent prisoners to Hartford, in Connecticut, Committee of Dutchess County requested to send under guard to the Congress the Captains in that County who have refused to permit drafts. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1431] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Augustus Van Horn, Vincent Pierce Ashfield, and Thomas W. Moore, signed the Assotion and were discharged, John L. C. Roome, declaring it was against his conscience to sign, was recommitted, John Alner, arrested on suspicion of having been on board the enemy's ship at Sandy-Hook, examined and Committed to the guard. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1433] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Examinations and. Depositions of sundry persons taken by the Secret Committee, laid before the Congress by Mr. Jay. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1435] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Washington, enclosing tee Resolution of the Council of General Officers on the removal of the cattle from Nassau and.Staten-Islands, Letter from General Washington, enclosing tee Resolution of the Council of General Officers on the removal of the cattle from Nassau and.Staten-Islands, Letters read, giving information of General Howe's sailing with the fleet from Halifax for New-York. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1436] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Broome. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1437] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the Committees of Huntington and Southold relative to deserters from the Provincial armed sloop Montgomery. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1437] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Franks. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1437] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from President Hancock, enclosing Resolutions of the Continental Congress of the 26th instant. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1438] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Dwight. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1438] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Bonds. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1438] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report.of Committee on removal of Cattle from Long-Island and Staten-Island. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1439] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to the Committee of Elizabethtown. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1440] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Lead of the windows and leaden weights in the City to be collected for the use of the Colony. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1440] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Powder belonging to this Colony in Rhode Island to be sent for and distributed among the several Counties. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1441] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to Governour Cooke, requesting the powder may be delivered to Colonel Joseph Marsh. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1441] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Papers of the Secret Committee, delivered, scaled up, to the Secretary of the Congress by Mr. Morris, Disaffected persons taken at Hempstead, in Queen's County, delivered to the Committee on the Continental Prisoners, Colonel Hay directed to apprehend the most refractory of the disaffected of the Militia, in Haverstraw Precinct, in Orange County, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army authorized, whenever he shall judge it necessary for the defence of the Colony, to call out. What proportion of the Militia he may think proper, Committees of the several Towns requested to arrest all dangerous and disaffected persons, Treasurer and Secretaries of the Congress directed, forthwith, to repair, with all the publick papers and money in their custody or possession, to White Plains, in the County of Westchester, The Congress adjourned to meet at the Court-House, in White Plains, on Tuesday, the 2nd day of July next. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1441] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 5, Council of Safety met at Wilmington, Cornelius Harnett chosen President. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1443] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Outlying malcontents in Bladen County, on submission to the laws of the Colony, permitted to return to their habitations unmolested. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1443] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 7. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1444] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 8. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1445] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 10. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1446] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captains, Lieutenants and Ensigns appointed. To the Edenton, Newbern, Halifax, and Wilmington Brigades of Militia, now in actual service under the command of Brigadier-General Ashe, at Cape-Fear. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1447] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Samuel Willets convicted of corresponding with the enemy, required to give bond for Iris good behaviour, Colonel Folsome directed to make diligent search after the records and papers of the Inferiour Court of Cumberland County, said to be concealed by disaffected persons. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1448] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Inventory of all Salt in the hands of Merchants and Factors to be taken. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1449] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to value the Cannon imported into Newbern, Eight of the Cannon to be taken by the Com missioners of the armed brig Pennsylvania Farmer, at Newbern. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1449] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

William Maxwell, Colin Campbell, and Donald Campbell, who have been corresponding with the enemy, sent to the Jail at Newbern, Thomas James Emery, charged with undue practices, tending to inflame the minds of the People, required to remove from the Town of Newbern to the County of Dobbs, there to remain on his parole. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1450] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 19. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1451] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 20. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1451] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Inhabitants of the County of Cumberland directed to elect Members to serve on their Committee. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1451] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Courts for hearing and determining maritime matters established at Edenton, Bath, Newbern, and Wilmington, and Judges appointed. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1452] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 24. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1452] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 25. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1453] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 26. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1453] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Armed sloop Heart-of-Oak, George Dennison, Captain, and armed schooner Johnston, Edward Tinker, Captain, permitted to act against the enemies of the Thirteen United Colonies, in manner and form as Letters of Marque are permitted by the Continental Congress. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1453] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Order for the arrest of Thomas Harrison and William Taylor, persons disaffected to the common cause, and endeavouring to dissuade the people from associating in defence of their liberties. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1454] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 29. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1455] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 30. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1455] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1455] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 2. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1455] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 3. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1455] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 4, Number of the Inhabitants of the Colony ordered to be taken, in compliance with the Resolution of the Continental Congress, Inventory of all property, real and personal, of suspected persons, to be taken by the Committees within their respective Counties. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1456] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 5. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1457] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 7, Alexander McGee declared to be a dangerous man, and highly inimical to American liberty. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p1457] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

List of Companies recommended by the Committee to the Convention to .be formed in Baltimore County. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p1457] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Association Paper, with a list of non-Associators and non-Enrollers, delivered to the Committee, by Edmund Stansbury, Jun.. [1776-05-20] . [S4-V6-p1458] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 27. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1458] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Physicians and Surgeons of the County requested to desist from inoculating for the small-pox. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1459] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 30. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p1460] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 3, Complaint of Miss Goddard, that George Somerville came to her office and abused her on account of a late publication in her paper,. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1460] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Black Rock. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1460] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captain Sterret directed to bring Somerville to the Committee Room, He is convicted of an attempt to influence the liberty of the Press, and censured by the Chairman. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1461] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Isaiah Robinson, First Lieutenant of the Hornet sloop-of-war, to a member of this Committee, ordered to be published, Committee to ascertain the quantities of Salt in the Town and County of Baltimore. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1461] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Regulations for the sale of Salt. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1462] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1462] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 25,The exemption from military duty of persons professing themselves Preachers among the Methodists, Quakers, or other denominations, where rules of ordination are not generally known, referred to the Council of Safety. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1463] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Complaint of Cumberland Dugan against Dr.Henry Stevenson. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1463] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1, Thomas Lloyd convicted of conduct highly inimical to American liberty, and censured by the Chairman. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1464] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 27, Council of Safety met at Annapolis, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer chosen President, Gabriel Duvall appointed Clerk. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1465] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Charles Carroll, Barrister, appointed Vice President of the Council. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1465] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 29. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p1465] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 30. [1776-06-30] . [S4-V6-p1465] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 31. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1465] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 1. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1466] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 3. [1776-06-03] . [S4-V6-p1466] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 4. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1466] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 5. [1776-06-05] . [S4-V6-p1467] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 6, Officers appointed for the Baltimore Town Battalion, and the Soldier's Delight Battalion, in Baltimore County. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1467] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 7. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1468] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 8. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1469] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Convention called, to meet at Annapolis on Thursday, the 20th instant. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1469] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Officers of the Militia in the Middle District of Frederick County. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1469] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 12. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1470] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Obligation of Cornelius Hogans, to conform to the Rules and Regulations of the Convention of the Province. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1471] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 14. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1471] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 15. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1471] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 17. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1471] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 18. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p1472] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Colonel Smallwood directed to send Alexander McGee, under sufficient guard, to the Council of Safety. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1472] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 20. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1473] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 21. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1473] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 22. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1473] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 23. [1776-06-23] . [S4-V6-p1474] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 24. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1474] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 25. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1474] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 26. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1475] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Seth Paddock, of Massachusetts, permitted to load his sloop May Flower, with provisions, on the condition not to land his cargo at any port inimical to America. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1476] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial to the Convention by the Council of Safety. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1477] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Annapolis. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1478] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 28. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1478] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 29. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1478] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1480] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 2. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1481] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 3. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1481] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 4. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1482] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 5. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1482] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 6. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1483] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 21,Convention met at Annapolis, Committee on a Letter from the President of Congress, with the Resolutions of 1st, 3d and 4th of June, Deputies of Maryland in Congress desired to get permission to attend the Convention, but not to leave the Congress before an order is passed postponing the consideration of Independence, foreign alliance, and a Confederation, until the Maryland Delegates can attend the Congress. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1485] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 22. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1485] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

All questions in the Convention to be determined by a majority of the Members, Yeas and. Nays to be taken and entered on the Journal, if required by any one of the Delegates, Proceedings on the Letters of Captain Montagu and Governour Eden. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1486] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Debates and Proceedings of the Convention to be publick, unless otherwise directed, Writs of Election that have been issued in the name of the Proprietary for the election of Delegates in the Assembly, not to be obeyed, and no election to be made, in consequence thereof, Council of Safety to contract for the building, fitting out, and equipping, seven Row-Galleys, Detachments of Militia ordered out to' prevent any communication with the Fowey man-of-war, Committee on the establishment of Manufactories. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1487] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions for furnishing and equipping three thousand four hundred Militia, to form a Flying Camp. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1487] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter to Captain Montagu, on his breach of the truce. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1489] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Council of Safety directed to station armed Boats to prevent any communication with the Fowey. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1489] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proportion of the Flying Camp to be furnished by the several Counties, respectively, Thomas Johnson elected Brigadier-General to command the Flying Camp, Field Officers for the Flying Camp. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1490] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 28,Committee to repair to Somerset County, and take measures to unite that County with the other Counties of the Province Instructions given by the Convention of December last, to the Deputies of Maryland in Congress, recalled, and the Deputies authorized to vote for declaring the United Colonies free and independent States. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1490] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Officers of the Flying Camp elected, Committee to examine the Accounts of the Supervisors of Saltpetre Works Resolution empowering the Council of Safety to contract for building a Powder-Mill on the publick account, repealed. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1491] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of Claims. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1493] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1, Ten thousand Pounds, common money, appropriated to fortify the harbour of Annapolis, Two thousand Pounds appropriated for the encouragement of Daniel and Samuel Hughes, to prosecute their Cannon Foundry with spirit and diligence, Resolution of the 25th June last, for making all Militia Officers ineligible to any future Convention, expunged, Commission of a Field Officer not void, though elected to the next Convention. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1493] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to value the Linen manufactured by Edward Parker, of Cecil County, Committee to report professer Resolutions, in an swer to a Resolution of the Virginia Convention of the 31st of May. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1495] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ship Defence and her Tenders ordered to Annapolis, for orders from the Convention or Committee of Safety, Committee of Safety empowered to fit out three vessels with a suitable number of guns, not exceeding ten each, and any number of armed boats, not exceeding six, for the defence of the Colony, Convention to be elected on the 1st of August, for the express purpose of forming a new Government, by authority of the People only, New Council of Safety to be elected, their powers, Present Convention to be dissolved on the let of August. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1495] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Deputies to represent the Colony in the Continental Congress, elected, John Dent elected Brigadier-General in place of Thomas Johnson, Resolutions for punishing Traitors and Counterfeiters. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1499] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Motion of Mr. Chase, that all publick and private interest of Moneys cease and determine. During this time of general distress, rejected, Bonds of non-Associators dispensed with, Report of Committee on the establishment of Manufactories, Motion of Mr. Chase, that all Rents be paid in country produce, rejected, Motion, that all interest on Bonds or Contracts, cease and determine during this time of publick distress, rejected, Motion of Mr. Hooe, that interest on all Debts and Contracts be paid in country produce, rejected, Council of Safety elected, Interest which has accrued since the 10th of September blast, may be paid in Indian corn, wheat, tobacco, etc.. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1501] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolution in favour of Menonists and German Baptists, Resolutions in answer to the Resolves of the Virginia Convention, of May 31, respecting the case of Governour Eden. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1504] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Declaration by the Delegates of Maryland. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1506] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Convention. [1776-04-06] . [S4-V6-p1507] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Report. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1508] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Convention. [1776-07-06] . [S4-V6-p1508] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 6, Convention met at Williamsburgh, List of the Delegates present, Edmund Pendleton elected President, His Address to 'the Convention. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p1509] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of Privileges and Elections Petition of the Committee of the County of Norfolk Rev. Thomas Price appointed Chaplain to the Convention. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p1511] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 7, Committee of Privileges and Elections to examine persons committed on suspicion of being inimical to the rights and liberties of America, Leave given to bring in an Ordinance to encourage the making of Salt, Saltpetre, and Gunpowder. [1776-05-07] . [S4-V6-p1513] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Intercepted Letters to Governour Eden, laid before the Convention, Leave given to bring in an Ordinance for establishing a mode of Tobacco payments, John Tayloe Corbin to be sent for in custody under a strong guard, Committee of Propositions and Grievances, Petition of John Ballendine, who is engaged in making a canal from Westham to Richmond, on James River. [1776-05-08] . [S4-V6-p1513] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from General Lee, enclosing several Resolutions of a Council of Officers held at Williamsburgh, considered in Committee of the Whole, Petition of John Tayloe Corbin. [1776-05-09] . [S4-V6-p1515] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letters from General Lee and Lord Dunmore, relating to the exchange of Prisoners, read and referred, Leave given to bring in an Ordinance to en courage Woollen, Linen, and other Manufactures, Thirteen hundred men, consisting of Minute-Men and Militia, to be raised immediately, Field-Officers for the two Battalions appointed, Representation from the Committee of the County of Augusta, setting forth the necessity of framing an equal, free, and liberal Government, that may bear the test of all future age's. [1776-05-10] . [S4-V6-p1517] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Tayloe Corbin, having discovered a disposition unfriendly and dangerous to the rights of the country, required to give bond that he will not depart from certain limits, nor give intelligence to, nor in any manner aid or assist the enemy, Petition of John Dixon, Sun.. [1776-05-11] . [S4-V6-p1519] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Ralph Wormely, Jan., praying to be released from confinement, and promising, on the word of a gentleman, in future to con duct himself conformably to the measures and Ordinances of the Convention, Prayers to be read every morning at seven o' clock by the Captain. [1776-05-13] . [S4-V6-p1520] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Convention in committee of the whole on the state of the Colony. [1776-05-14] . [S4-V6-p1522] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ralph Wormely, Jan., having asked pardon and shown great contrition for his unworthy conduct, is released from prison, and permitted to reside in Berkeley County, The Delegates in Congress. Instructed to propose a Declaration of Independence, Committee to prepare a Declaration of Rights, and such a plan of Government as will secure substantial and equal liberty to the People. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p1523] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee of Safety requested to report a list of the Armed Vessels now fitting out for the use of the Colony, with their condition. [1776-05-16] . [S4-V6-p1525] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Woodford: Some prisoners taken by Lord Dunmore, and permitted to go on shore on parole, decline returning, Representation from Charles Lynch: He has discovered rocks greatly impregnated with saltpetre in the upper parts of the country, Prisoners parolled by Lord Dunmore should be compelled to return. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1528] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the Inhabitants of that part of America called Transylvania. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1528] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of Robert Adam for aid in establishing a manufactory of coarse linens and sailcloth. [1776-05-18] . [S4-V6-p1529] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Advertisement of George Morgan, for setting up a Land Office within the limits and territory of Virginia, presented to the Convention, and referred to the Commit. Tee on the state of the Colony, Four Troops of Horse to be raised for the security and defence of the Colony, the officers and troopers, at their own expense, to provide their horses, arms, and accoutrements. [1776-05-19] . [S4-V6-p1530] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 21, Petition of William Preston, commander of the Militia, in Fincastle County, in the Indian war of 1774, Indian Warriors of the neighbouring Tribes, not exceeding two hundred, to be engaged in the service of the country, John Gibson requested to .negotiate with the Ohio or Western Indians, and inform them of the friendly sentiments of this country towards them, Petitions of the Inhabitants of Pendleton District, situate to the westward of Fincastle County: They have formed themselves into a society, and chosen a Committee to superintend their publick affairs, and request they may be incorporated into, and deemed part of the Colony of Virginia. [1776-05-21] . [S4-V6-p1532] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee on the complaint of the Indians, that their lands had been encroached upon, Money advanced to John Gibson, to facilitate the inlistment and bringing down Indian auxiliaries to the assistance of this country. [1776-05-22] . [S1-V5-p1534] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Representation from the Inhabitants of some late purchases on the Rivers Wattaugah and Holstein: Sensible of the distresses of their American brethren, they will assist them with their lives and fortunes, and beg to be considered as part of the Colony of Virginia. [1776-05-23] . [S4-V6-p1535] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

May 24. [1776-05-24] . [S4-V6-p1536] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commissioners appointed for erecting a Foundry for the casting of Ordnance, Ordinance for augmenting the Ninth Regiment of Regular forces, providing for the better de fence of the frontiers of the Colony, and for raising four Troops of Horse, presented. [1776-05-25] . [S4-V6-p1536] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1537] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Declaration of Rights reported .by Mr. Cary, from the Committee. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1537] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

All persons inimical or disaffected to the liberties of America, to be disarmed and deprived of their ammunition. [1776-05-27] . [S4-V6-p1538] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Former Resolution for the removal of the Inhabitants of Norfolk and Princess Anne Counties, with their stocks and other effects, excepting as to such persons as are inimical to the cause of America, rescinded. [1776-05-28] . [S4-V6-p1539] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

March of the Minute-Men and Militia ordered to the assistance of North-Carolina, countermanded, No person to be admitted into the lobby or gallery of the House, without the permission of some member of the Convention, Powers of the Committee of Safety continued, Declaration of Rights, considered in Committee of the Whole. [1776-05-29] . [S4-V6-p1542] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of John Craig, complaining of the proprietors of the new country called Transyl vania, Resolutions for employing Indian Warriors not to be carried into execution, without the approbation of Thomas Walker and John Hatvie. [1776-05-30] . [S4-V6-p1543] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Convention on the proceedings of Maryland respecting Governour Eden. [1776-05-31] . [S4-V6-p1544] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 1, Petition of the Inhabitants westward of Laurel Hill, respecting the contested boundary between Virginia and Pennsylvania Petition of sundry assistants to merchants and other natives of Great Britain, requesting permission may be granted them to embark for their native country. [1776-06-01] . [S4-V6-p1445] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letters from General Lee and General Howe, received and referred to the Committee on the state of the Colony. [1776-06-02] . [S4-V6-p1547] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to inquire into and report the cause and means of depreciating the value of paper money m this country, and at what rates the goods are sold in the publick stores Proceedings on the ease of George Blair, who had accepted a commission under Lord Dunmore. [1776-06-04] . [S4-V6-p1548] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition from Margaret Goodrich, praying that her husband, John Goodrich, may not be sent to the back parts of the Colony. [1776-05-06] . [S4-V6-p1550] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Mr. Drayton and Mr. Elliott, officers from South-Carolina, permitted to recruit in Virginia. [1776-06-06] . [S4-V6-p1551] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

James Walker, suspected of being inimical to the rights and liberties of America, to be tried by the Court of Commissioners for the County of Norfolk, June 7, John Goodrich to be released from his chains and conveyed under a strong guard to a proper place for the recovery of his health Memorial from William Aylett, Letter from Henry Stuart, Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs, to the Inhabitants on the frontiers, laid before the Convention. [1776-06-07] . [S4-V6-p1552] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1554] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for augmenting the Ninth Regiment of Regular forces, providing for the better defence of the Frontiers of the Colony, and for raising six Troops of Horse. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1556] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for augmenting the Ninth Regiment of Regular forces, providing for the better defence of the Frontiers of the Colony, and for raising six Troops of Horse. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1555] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee. [1776-06-08] . [S4-V6-p1556] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Six companies of Militia, to be immediately called into duty, and employed as Ranging Companies, in Fincastle County, for the protection of the inhabitants thereof, John Goodrich remanded to the publick Jail, Declaration of Rights reported from the Committee of the Whole, with Amendments, Petition of sundry Inhabitants in the western part of Fincastle County, praying for a division of the County, Petition from the Inhabitants of Fincastle County, respecting Land Titles. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1557] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

John Goodrich declared guilty of bearing arms against the Colony. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1559] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Declaration of Rights made by the Representatives of the good people of Virginia, assembled in full and free Convention, which rights do pertain to them and their posterity, as the basis and foundation of Government. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1561] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of the Inhabitants of the Western Waters, in the County of Botetourt, Petition of the Inhabitants of Chincoteague Island, in the County of Accomack, Committee to prepare an Ordinance for an issue of Treasury Notes to the amount of one hundred thousand Pounds, for the publick service. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1562] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Captains and Lieutenants for the six Troops of Horse elected. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1565] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

George Walton, Jun., Joseph Pannel, Robert Walton, Jun., and Samuel Scott, officers from Georgia, permitted to recruit Soldiers in Virginia, not exceeding three hundred, Cornets for the six Troops of Horse elected, John Neville appointed Major to command the forces directed to be raised for the better defence of the Frontiers, Committee to prepare an Address to be sent to the Shawnees Nation. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1567] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Wilson Miles Cary, Commissioners to rent out the Lands and to sell at publick auction the Slaves and personal estate of Lord Dunmore. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1569] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Memorial of Richard Henderson and others, proprietors of Transylvania. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1573] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Temporary boundary between Pennsylvania and Virginia, proposed. [1776-06-15] . [S4-V6-p1575] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Charles Henley declared guilty of giving intelligence to the enemies of America, in Virginia, Board of Commissioners to be appointed to superintend and direct all the Naval affairs of the Colony. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1577] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

The two Battalions ordered to the assistance of North-Carolina, called down to supply the place of the Regular forces ordered to the southward. [1776-06-18] . [S4-V6-p1578] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition from the Committee of Frederick County, praying*that the people called Quakers and Menonists may not be exempted from Militia duties, Petition of sundry natives of Great Britain. [1776-06-19] . [S4-V6-p1579] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

William Haywood, an officer from South-Carolina, permitted to recruit in Virginia, Petition of sundry persons of the Baptist Church, in the County of Prince William, for certain religious privileges enjoyed by others, which they have not yet been indulged with in this part of the world, Delegates to the Continental Congress elected. [1776-06-20] . [S4-V6-p1581] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 21. [1776-06-21] . [S4-V6-p1582] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to prepare an Ordinance for enabling the present Magistrates to continue the administration of justice, Disposition by the Committee of Safety of the prisoners lately taken by the Captains James and Richard Barron, approved of by the Convention. [1776-06-22] . [S4-V6-p1585] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 24,Resolutions prohibiting the purchase of Lands within the chartered limits of Virginia, from any Indian Tribe or Nation, without the approbation of the Virginia Legislature. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1587] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance to amend an Ordinance to provide for paying the expenses of the Delegates from Virginia to the General Congress. [1776-06-24] . [S4-V6-p1589] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commanding Officer of the Continental Troops in Virginia, requested to prevent profane swearing, all manner of gaming, and every other vice and immorality among the officers and soldiers under his command, The practice of gaming and profane swearing will ever be considered as an exclusion from all publick offices or employments in Virginia. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1590] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance to supply certain defects in a former Ordinance for raising six Troops of Horse. [1776-06-25] . [S4-V6-p1590] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Plan of Government considered in Committee of the Whole. [1776-06-26] . [S4-V6-p1591] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 27. [1776-06-27] . [S4-V6-p1593] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Natives of Great Britain permitted to depart this country, after taking an oath not to bear arms against America, nor give intelligence to the enemy during the war. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1594] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance to amend an Ordinance for making Tobacco payments. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1595] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for making further provision for the defence and protection of this Colony. [1776-06-28] . [S4-V6-p1596] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1597] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for establishing a Board of Commissioners to superintend and direct the Naval affairs of Virginia. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1598] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Constitution or Form of Government agreed to and resolved upon by the Delegates and Representatives of the several Counties and Corporations of Virginia. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1598] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Patrick Henry, Jun., elected Governour of the Commonwealth, Privy Council appointed, Edmund Randolph appointed Attorney-General. [1776-06-29] . [S4-V6-p1599] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 1, Answer of the Governour to the COnvention on being notified of his appointment. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1602] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Address of the First and Second Virginia Regiment to Patrick Henry, on his appointment of Governour, Answer of the Governour. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1602] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for erecting Salt Works, and for encouraging the making of Salt. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1603] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for erecting Salt Works, and for encouraging the making of Salt. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1603] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to devise a proper Seal for the Common wealth. [1776-07-01] . [S4-V6-p1603] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Benjamin Harrison appointed a member of the Privy Council, in the room of Thomas Nelson, who declined the appointment, on account of his age and infirmities, Report of the Committee on the cause and means of depreciating the value of the Paper Money. [1776-07-02] . [S4-V6-p1605] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance to enable the present Magistrates and Officers to continue the administration of justice. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1607] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance to enable the present Magistrates and Officers to continue the administration of justice. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1608] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

A Company of Minute-Men to be stationed at each of the publick Salt Works in the Colony for their defence against the enemy. [1776-07-03] . [S4-V6-p1608] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Delegates in .Congress to apply for leave to export provisions from this Common wealth to procure Salt for the people of Virginia. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1609] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance to arrange the Counties into Districts for electing Senators. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1609] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Commissioners to collect, take, and commit to writing, the evidence on behalf of this Government against the several persons pretending to claim Lands within the territory and limits of Virginia, under deeds and purchases from the Indians. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1610] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance to amend an Ordinance for establishing a mode of .punishment for the enemies of America in this Colony. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1610] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Oaths. [1776-07-04] . [S4-V6-p1611] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance prescribing the Oaths of office to be taken by the Governour and Privy Council, and other officers of the Commonwealth of Virginia. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1611] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance prescribing the Oaths of office to be taken by the Governour and Privy Council, and other officers of the Commonwealth of Virginia. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1611] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Inhabitants of Botetourt County, settled on the Western Waters, to vote in the election of Representatives for the General Assembly, Petition of the Captains of the First and Second Regiments: They are apprehensive an attempt is now making to destroy their right of promotion through the Virginia line. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1612] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

July 5, Ordinance for amending an Ordinance for raising and imbodying a sufficient force for the defence and protection of this Colony. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1613] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Changes made in the morning and evening service, and the Litany in the Book of Common Prayer. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1613] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance making it felony to counterfeit the Continental paper currency. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1616] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Device for the Seal of the Commonwealth, Adjourned till the first Monday in October next, then to meet in the City of Williamsburgh. [1776-07-05] . [S4-V6-p1615] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Key people, events, and institutions: meetings, provincial conventions and assemblies. [Undated] . [S4-V6-p1615] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

June 10,Congress met at Burlington, Names of the Deputies to the Congress. [1776-06-10] . [S4-V6-p1615] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Samuel Tucker elected President, and William Paterson Secretary, Doors of the Congress to be kept shut, and the debates and proceedings to be kept secret, except when the Congress orders otherwise. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1615] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resolutions of the Continental Congress of the 3d and 4th June, received. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1616] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Committee to devise ways and means for carrying the said Resolutions into immediate effect. [1776-06-11] . [S4-V6-p1617] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Yeas and nays to be inserted on the Minutes, on the request of any Member, Motion that not less than two-thirds of the Deputies of the Congress be a quorum to do business, rejected, Majority declared a quorum, Letter from the Convention of Virginia, enclosing Resolutions respecting Independence, Letter from the Provincial Congress of New-York, respecting a defection in the County of Bergen, Letter from Colonel Brearley, of Monmouth County, complaining of sundry disaffected persons in his Regiment, Two Petitions from sundry Inhabitants of PerthAmboy, praying that the Government of the King of England may be suppressed. [1776-06-12] . [S4-V6-p1617] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Resignation of John DeHart, one of the Delegates in the Continental Congress, accepted. [1776-06-13] . [S4-V6-p1618] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for raising three thousand three hundred of the Militia of New-Jersey, to reinforce the Army at New-York. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1619] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Ordinance for raising three thousand three hundred of the Militia of New-Jersey, to reinforce the Army at New-York. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1619] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Proclamation of Governour Franklin for a meeting of the General Assembly on the 20th insant, not to be obeyed. [1776-06-14] . [S4-V6-p1620] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition of sundry Inhabitants of Perth-Amboy, praying that the Government of the Province may not be changed, Resolutions declaring Governour Franklin has acted in contempt and violation of the Resolve of the Continental Congress, of the 15th of May, and has discovered himself to be an enemy to his country. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1621] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Orders to Colonel Heard for the arrest of Governour Franklin. [1776-06-16] . [S4-V6-p1622] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Petition from the Committee of Windsor, in Middlesex County, praying that a new mode of Government may be established, Petition from the Inhabitants of Maidenhead, in Hunterdon County, praying that a new mode of Government may be established, The propriety of forming a Government to be considered on Friday next, Committee on the Memorial of Colonel Brearley, respecting disaffected persons. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1622] [Document Details][Complete Volume]

Letter from Colonel Heard: He has arrested Governour Franklin, who refuses to sign the parole. [1776-06-17] . [S4-V6-p1623] [Document Details][Complete Volume]