NamesMassachusetts (Province). House of Representatives (Creator)
Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, bulk (1700-1800)
Series III. The Continental Congress of 1774
Dates / OriginPlace: Boston, Mass.Date Created: 1773-05-28
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 927
NotesFunding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description2 pp. Fo
DescriptionAcknowledging receipt of resolutions from Virginia House of Burgesses, dated March 12, 1773, requesting appointment of a Committee of Correspondence; committee of fifteen appointed; to obtain information of proceedings of British government that affect the colonies; to correspond with the other colonies concerning these; to lay before the House the results of their investigations; to investigate the authority of the Rhode Island Court of Enquiry claiming the power of transporting political offenders beyond seas, for trial; further, to reply to the letters from Virginia and Rhode Island, and to address a circular letter to the other colonial Assemblies. Committee: the Speaker, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, William Phillips, William Heath, Joseph Hawley, James Warren, Richard Derby, Jr., Elbridge Gerry, Jerathmeel Bowers, Jedediah Foster, Daniel Leonard, Thomas Gardner, Jonathan Greenleaf, James Prescott. In the handwriting of Thomas Cushing. Attested: "A true copy, Sam1 Adams, Cler.".
Type of ResourceText
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616MSS Unit ID: 927Archives EAD ID: 275063Calendar number: EM. 246Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43733c60-c52d-012f-4382-58d385a7bc34
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