Journals of the Continental Congress, Volume 7

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907 - United States
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Page 78 - That it be recommended to the legislatures of the several states to pass laws making it expressly the duty of the keepers of their jails to receive and safe keep therein all prisoners committed under the authority of the United States...
Page 117 - ... thereof by the oath of one or more credible witness or witnesses, before any Court of Justiciary, or any one or more Justices...
Page 265 - Territory where such regiment shall be stationed, in order to obtain justice; who is hereby required to examine into said complaint, and take proper measures for redressing the wrong complained of, and transmit, as soon as possible, to the Department of War, a true state of such complaint, with the proceedings had thereon.
Page 369 - The Board of War brought in a report, which was taken into consideration, whereupon, Resolved, That...
Page 114 - Washington be referred to the Committee on the Northern Department. August 5" The Committee on the Northern Department to whom General Washington's Letter was referred brought in a Report which was taken into Consideration Whereupon Resolved That the...
Page 48 - That an authenticated copy of the Declaration of Independency, with the names of the Members of Congress, subscribing the same, be sent to each of the United States, and that they be desired to have the same put on record.
Page 75 - Resolved, That a standing committee, to consist of five members, be appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought against sentences passed on libels in the courts of Admiralty in the respective states...
Page 304 - Agreeable to the order of the day, the congress resolved itself into a committee of the whole; and after some time the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Harrison reported that the committee have had under consideration the...
Page 226 - Act, sealed and bearing date as of any day prior to the day of the actual sealing thereof, shall be of the same force and validity as if they had been sealed on the day as of which the same are expressed to be sealed and bear date...
Page 86 - February 1, 1777. them, or any of them, or Consent given in the said Congress, in behalf of this State, obligatory upon every Inhabitant thereof.

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