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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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Dictionary of the United States Congress: And the General Government

United States - 1868 - 628 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 draughtIng it belonged,...
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Dictionary of the United States Congress: and the general government

Political Science - 1868 - 628 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 It. Livingston. The Declaration was exclusively the work of Jefferson, to whom the right of draughting...
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A Biographical History of Clermont, Or Livingston Manor, Before and During ...

Thomas Streatfeild Clarkson - Clermont, N.Y. - 1869 - 319 pages
...a declaration in accordance with a resolution offered June 7th, by Richard Henry Lee, of Virginia. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston formed the Committee. The Declaration of Independence was drawn up by Jefferson, assisted by the others...
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History of Wallingford, Conn: From Its Settlement in 1670 to the ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Stanley Davis - Cheshire (Conn.) - 1870 - 956 pages
...without 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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Outlines of History: With Original Tables, Chronological, Genealogical and ...

Robert Henlopen Labberton - History - 1870 - 238 pages
...Virginia, moved that " these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent statet." Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston were appointed a committee to draft n Declaration of Independence. Jefferson, as chairman, prepared...
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A brief history of the United States

Joel Dorman Steele - History - 1871 - 292 pages
...Long Island (Aug. 27). The British army landed on the southwest shore of Long Island. General Put* Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, composed this committee. ) t During the day the streets of Philadelphia were crowded with people anxious...
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The life of John Adams, Volume 1

Charles Francis Adams, John Quincy Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 1871
...the two great corollaries of the main proposition were taken up and adopted. At the same time that Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, all but the last named being of the movement, were appointed the committee to prepare a declaration,...
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A Child's History of the United States, Volumes 1-2

John Gilmary Shea - Indians of North America - 1872
...it. The resolution was finally postponed to the 1st day of July, and a committee appointed to prepare a Declaration of Independence. This committee consisted...Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Meanwhile, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New Jersey instructed their delegates to vote for the great...
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Spech Delivered in the Senate of Connecticut, June 22, 1864

William Chauncey Fowler - African Americans - 1872 - 171 pages
...the annals of the world as the immortal five who drafted the Declaration of Independence, namely : Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston. It is remarkable that the signers of the compact made no allusion to parliament, the law-making power...
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A Grammar-school History of the United States: From the Discovery of America ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1872 - 288 pages
...meetings in the State House, Philadelphia, and John Hancock was president. 17. Five great Patriots, named Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston, had written a long paper, giving reasons why the Americans ought to be free ; and this, with the words...
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