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" This committee consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston. Jefferson, as chairman, was appointed to draw up the paper. "
Portrait and Biographical Album of St. Joseph County, Michigan ... Together ... - Page 27
1889 - 588 pages
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Biographical memoir [by Edward Everet] and speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster, Edward Everett - United States - 1851
...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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A manual of useful knowledge: containing, a catechetical treatise on the law ...

Edward Rogers - Questions and answers - 1851 - 165 pages
...In what way was it declared 1 What were the names of the committee who reported this Declaration ? Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Who drafted this Declaration? Thomas Jefferson. How many Representatives were in Congress at this time?...
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The Works of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1853
...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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The Great Orations and Senatorial Speech of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1853 - 112 pages
...to the effect of the resolution. This com10 mittee 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 numbers are arranged, in order, according...
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The American's Own Book: Containing the Declaration of Independence, with ...

Presidents - 1853 - 496 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 Mr. Jefferson, Hi whom the right of drafting it belonged...
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The Works, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1854
...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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The Statesman's Manual: The Addresses and Messages of the ..., Volume 1

United States. President - United States - 1854
...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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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, FROM THE DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME.

HENRY C. WATSON - 1854
...the subject was postponed till the 1st of July ; but meanwhile, a committee was appointed consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston, to prepare a declaration. A Board of War was established about the same time, John Adams being appointed...
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History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1854 - 653 pages
...Mr. Adams's autobiography, the following account is given: " 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, hut had attended his duty in the house...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 4; Volume 35

D. W Holly, Conrad Swackhamer - United States - 1855
...their constituents in particular, and America in general." A Committee was chosen by ballot to prepare a Declaration of Independence. This Committee consisted...Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. The members are supposed to have been arranged in the foregoing order, according to the number of votes...
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