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Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ... - Page 51
by James Nelson - 2006 - 416 pages
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Washington's political legacies: To which is annexed an appendix, containing ...

George Washington, J. M. Williams - United States - 1800 - 208 pages
...insidious address . - 199 POLITICAL LEGACIES. IN CONGRESS, 7 Thursday, June 15, 1775. $ JVESOLVED, That a GENERAL be appointed to command all the continental forces, raised, or to be raised, for the defence of American liberty. THAT five hundred dollars per month be allowed for the pay and expences...
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Journals of the American Congress from 1774-1788: in four volumes

United States. Continental Congress, United States. Continental Congress. Committee of the States - United States - 1823
...resolutions, which he was ordered to report. The report of the committee being read and considered, Resolved, That a general be appointed to command all...continental forces, raised, or to be raised, for the defence of American liberty. That five hundred dollars, per month, be allowed for the pay and expenses...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - United States - 1823 - 352 pages
...adopted. In June, congress resolved to raise several companies of riflemen, &c. and that a general should be appointed to command all the continental forces raised, or to be raised, for the defence of American liberty; and GEORGE WASHINGTON, was unanimously elected. Congress, at the same...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...the government of the army, were adopted. On the 15th of June, it was resolved that a general should be appointed, to command all the continental forces raised, or to be raised, in defence of American liberty, and after having proceeded to a choice by ballot, George Washington...
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The National calendar and annals of the United States for 1833, Volume 11

Peter Force - United States - 1833 - 336 pages
...who was elected the next day. On Thursday, June 15, Congress Resolved that " a General be ap>uinted to command all the Continental forces, raised or to be raised, for he defence of American liberty :" and " That five hundred dollars per month, be allowed for the pay...
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Monuments of Washington's patriotism: containing a fac simile of his publick ...

George Washington - 1838
...DRAFT A COMMISSION THEIR REPORT RESOLUTION OF THE CONGRESS. IN CONGRESS, Philadelphia, June 15, 1775. Resolved, That a General be appointed to command all...Continental Forces, raised, or to be raised, for the defence of American Liberty. That Five Hundred Dollars, per month, be allowed for the pay and expenses...
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The New-York Review, Volume 10

1842
...reported that the committee had come to farther resolutions, which he was ordered to report. It was then " Resolved, That a general be appointed to command all...continental forces, raised or to be raised for the defence of American liberty. " The Congress then proceeded to the choice of a general by ballot, and...
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Life of Governor Samuel Ward

William Gammell - 1846 - 123 pages
...reported that the committee had come to further resolutions, which he was ordered to report. It was then resolved, That a General be appointed to command all...Continental forces raised, or to be raised, for the defence of American liberty. " The Congress then proceeded to the choice of a General by ballot, and...
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The Constitution of the United States of America: The Proximate Causes of ...

William Hickey - Constitutional history - 1846 - 225 pages
...resolutions, which he was ordered to report. The report of the committee being read and considered, Resolved, That a general be appointed to command all...Continental forces raised, or to be raised, for the defence of American liberty. That five hundred dollars, per month, be allowed for the pay and expenses...
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Sparks' American Biography

Jared Sparks - United States - 1846
...reported that the committee had come to further resolutions, which he was ordered to report. It was then resolved, That a General be appointed to command all...Continental forces raised, or to be raised, for the defence of American liberty. " The Congress then proceeded to the choice of a General by ballot, and...
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