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PORTRAITS AND BIOGRAPHIES OF THE GOVERNORS OF MICHIGAN AND OF THE PRESIDENTS ... - Page 27
1891
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Dictionary of the United States Congress: containing biographical sketches ...

United States - 1859 - 693 pages
...it was voted that a committee be appointed to prepare one. The committee was elected by ballot, and consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin...Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. The Declaration was exclusively the work of Jefferson, to whom the right of drafting it belonged, as...
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A compendium of American literature: chronologically arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 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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History of the United States: From the Earliest Discoveries to the Present Time

Marcius Willson - Mexico - 1859 - 429 pages
...subject was postponed to the first of July. iwhatcom- 15. *Fn the mean time a committee, consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, was ingtructed to prepare a declaration in accordance with cw the object of the resolution. 'This...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...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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History of the United States of America, Volume 1

Taliaferro Preston Shaffner - 1863
...members, consisting f Lord Mahon: vol. vi, p. 144. AD 1776.] HISTORY OF AMERICA. [THE DECLARATION. of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R Livingston, was appointed to prepare a declaration in accordance with the spirit of the resolution ; Jefferson,...
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Dictionary of The United States Congress

Charles Lanman - 1864
...it was voted that a committee be appointed to prepare one. The committee was elected by ballot, and consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin...Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. The Declaration was exclusively the work of Jefferson, to whom the right of drafting it belonged, as...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 24

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1864
...Great Britain at an end. A committee to draft a declaration of independence was appointed, consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. The Declaration was reported on the 28th inst., and taken up for final action July' 1st; and on the...
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Works: With a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Adams, Charles Francis Adams - United States - 1865
...On the committee of confederation Mr. Samuel Adams was appointed. The committee of independence were Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Mr. Jefferson had been now about a year a member of Congress, but had attended his duty in the house...
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History of the United States, from the Earliest Discoveries to the Close of ...

Marcius Willson - United States - 1867 - 459 pages
...the^'subject was postponed to the first of July. 15. 6In the mean time a committee, consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, was ingtructed to prepare a declaration in accordance with the object of the resolution. 'This...
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The Cottage Cyclopedia of History and Biography: A Copious Dictionary of ...

Edward M. Pierce - Biography - 1867 - 1004 pages
...from the words of Mr. Jefferson, passed. The committee who had been chosen to prepare it was composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Mr. Jefferson and Mr. Adams were deputed a sub-committee to prepare the instrument, and the former...
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