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" July; and at the same time, it was voted that a committee be appointed to prepare a Declaration to the effect of the resolution. This committee was elected by ballot, on the following day, and consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin,... "
PORTRAITS AND BIOGRAPHIES OF THE GOVERNORS OF MICHIGAN AND OF THE PRESIDENTS ... - Page 27
1891
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The American Statesman: A Political History Exhibiting the Origin, Nature ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutional history - 1855 - 1016 pages
...prepare a declaration, " that these colonies are. and of right ought to be, free and independent states." This committee consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John...Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. The resolution of independence was adopted on the 2d day of July ; and on the 4th, congress adopted...
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A School History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ...

John Gilmary Shea - United States - 1855 - 288 pages
...did Lee introduce, and when ? Who were appointed a committee 1 adopted, and a committee, consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston, appointed to draw up a declaration of independence. <. 9. The question was resumed on the 1st of July,...
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The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement of the ..., Volume 2

Gideon Hiram Hollister - Connecticut - 1855
...a dissenting vote, promulgating these sentiments to the world, the Committee of Congress, composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, were engaged in preparing the form of the Declaration of Independence, to which, on the 4th of July,...
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THE NATIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1855
...adviser and great supporter of the declaration of independence. It was reported by a committee composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. During the same year, he, with Doctor Franklin and Edward Rutledge, was deputed to treat with Lord...
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Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams: Sixth President of the United ...

William Henry Seward - 1856 - 404 pages
...a committee, on the motion of Richard Henry Lee, seconded by John Adams, to prepare a Declaration. This committee consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John...Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Jefferson and Adams were a sub-committee, and the former prepared the Declaration, at the urgent request of the...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - World history - 1856 - 12 pages
...provisional draft of a declaration of independence. The members of it were chosen by ballot, and were Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, "Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Mr. »*r^on and Mr. A. were deputed a sub-committee to prepare the instruit, the former of whom, at...
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The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement of the ..., Volume 2

Gideon Hiram Hollister - Connecticut - 1857
...a dissenting vote, promulgating these sentiments to the world, the Committee of Congress, composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, were engaged in preparing the form of the Declaration of Independence, to which, on the 4th of July,...
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The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement of the Colony ...

Gideon Hiram Hollister - Connecticut - 1858
...dissenting vote, promulgating these •sentiments to the world, the Committee of Congress, composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, were engaged in preparing the form of the Declaration of Independence, to which, on the 4th of July,...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved." This committee consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and RR Livingston ; and to Mr. Jefferson, the chairman, was assigned the important duty of preparing the...
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