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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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Annual Report of the Society

General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York - 1909
...resolution. A committee was appointed to draft it. All their names are illustrious in American history : Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston. They discussed the various topics to be embraced and called on Jefferson to draw it. He did so and...
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A SCHOOL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM DISCOVERY OF AMERICA TO THE YEAR ...

DAVID B. SCOTT - 1874
...resolution, a committee was appointed to draw up a declaration of independence. The committee was composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. They presented their draft of the paper on the 28th of June, and on the Fourth of July the Declaration...
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National Teachers' Monthly, Volume 2

Education - 1875
...meanwhile, " a declaration in conformity to the resolution on independence." Accordingly, on the next day, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston, were named to compose the committee ; and it " fell to Jefferson to write " the declaration " both...
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Butler's pictorial history of the United States

John Alexander Stewart - United States - 1875 - 300 pages
...committee was appointed to draw up a " Declaration of Independence." The members of the committee were Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston. On the 28th of June they presented their report, drawn up by Jefferson, their chairman, and on the...
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Biographical Annals of the Civil Government of the United States: During Its ...

Charles Lanman - United States - 1876 - 682 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 exclu! sively the work of Jefferson, to whom the right of draughting it belonged,...
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American Enterprise: Burley's United States Centennial Gazetteer and Guide ...

Sylvester W. Burley - Centennial Exhibition - 1876 - 882 pages
...declaration in harmony with the proposed resolutions. This committee, which was appointed June 11, consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin...Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston. It was elected by ballot; and as Jefferson represented Virginia, from which colony the proposition...
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MICHIGAN AND THE CENTENNIAL BEING A MEMORIAL RECORD

S.B. McCRACKEN - 1876
...appointed to draft a formal Declaration of Independence. This committee was the historical one consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston. It reported a draft of the Declaration on the 28th of June, which was ordered to lie on the table until...
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Footprints of the Ages: Our Method of Government and Centennial History ...

Jerome Bonaparte Washington - United States - 1876 - 1119 pages
...severe loss. On the first of July, the Declaration of Independence, prepared by a committee consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingstone was submitted to the Continental Congress, and on the fourth was ratified by the delegates....
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Model First[-fourth] Reader ...

John Russell Webb - 1876
...five were appoiuted to draft a document for the signatures of the members. This Committee, consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingstone, presented the following " Declaration," which was unanimously adopted and signed on the...
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Our National Centennial Jubilee: Orations, Addresses and Poems Delivered on ...

Frederick Saunders - Fourth of July celebrations - 1877 - 879 pages
...prepare a declaration, that these colonies are of right and ought to be, free and independent states." This committee consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John...Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. As the declaration was presented by this committee in its original form, it contained among other charges...
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