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PORTRAITS AND BIOGRAPHIES OF THE GOVERNORS OF MICHIGAN AND OF THE PRESIDENTS ... - Page 27
1891
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Our Country

Benson J. Lossing - 1877
...adopted, a committee was " appointed to prepare a declaration to that effect." The committee was composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Mr. Lee was not appointed on the committee, because he had been compelled to leave Philadelphia for...
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Barnard's American Journal of Education, Volume 27

Henry Barnard - Education - 1877
...Declaration of Independence. This Committee, elected by ballot, stood in the following order : Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. To him was assigned the drafting of the Declaration and of his work, Daniel Webster, in his Funeral...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 27

Education - 1877
...Declaration of Independence. This Committee, elected by ballot, stood in the following order : Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. To him was assigned the drafting of the Declaration and of his work, Daniel Webster, in his Funeral...
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The Question Book: A General Review of Common School Studies : to be Used in ...

Asa Hollister Craig - Examinations - 1878 - 282 pages
...sponge staff, and hoisted it in its place. 137. Richard Henry Lee, of Virginia, June 7, 1776. 138. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. 139. July 4th, 1 776. 140. That the thirteen United States of America were free and independent. 141....
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - United States - 1879 - 707 pages
...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, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. It is usual, when committees are elected by ballot, that their members should be arranged in order,...
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Sadlier's Excelsior Studies in the History of the United States for Schools

Teacher of history - United States - 1879 - 431 pages
...commission. He refused, saying, "lam not fit for the company of officers ; I am only a sergeant." t Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston composed this committee. 28. The declaration was signed by fifty-four delegates from the various states....
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The Question Book: A General Review of Common School Studies ...

Asa Hollister Craig - Examinations - 1879 - 339 pages
...sponge staff, and hoisted it in its place. 137. Richard Henry Lee, of Virginia, June 7, 1776. 138. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. J 39- J"!y 4*, 1776. 140. That the thirteen United States of America were free and independent: \ 141....
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers which Illustrate ...

Orators - 1880 - 674 pages
...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, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. It is usual, when committees are elected by ballot, that their members are arranged in order, according...
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History of the United States: Prepared Especially for Schools : on a New and ...

John Clark Ridpath - United States - 1880 - 378 pages
...The final consideration of Lee's resolution was postponed until the 1st of July. On the llth of June, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, were appointed a committee to prepare a formal declaration. 11. On the 1st of July, the committee's...
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Centenary Orations, Addresses and Poems, Commemorative of the One hundredth ...

Frederick Saunders - 1882
...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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