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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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A History of the American People

Arthur Gilman - United States - 1883 - 668 pages
...resolution was seconded by John Adams, of Massachusetts, and on the eleventh, a committee consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston, was appointed to draw up a Declaration of Independence. On the second of July it was resolved that...
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The Lives and Graves of Our Presidents

George Sumner Weaver - Presidents - 1883 - 504 pages
...June, 1776, congress resolved to appoint a committee of five to prepare a declaration of independence. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston were that committee, chosen by ballot. John Adams says Jefferson had one more vote than any of the...
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Thomas Jefferson

John Torrey Morse - Presidents - 1883 - 351 pages
...might be ready at once when it should be wanted. The members, in the order of choice by ballot, were : Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. For the last hundred years one of the first facts taught to any child of American birth is, that Jefferson...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Gratiot County, Mich

Governors - 1884 - 802 pages
...silent member, his abilities as a writer and a reasoner soon become known, and he was placed щюп a number of important committees, and was chairman...Congress. On June 28, a few slight changes were made in ít by Congress, and it was passed and signed July 4, 1776. What must have been the feelings of that...
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Luther League Review, Volumes 31-32

Church work with youth - 1918
...page 6.) passed July 2. A committee to draw up a declaration of independence was appointed, consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingstone. That they did their work in a Christian spirit and with a high sense of right and justice...
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American Colonial Prose: John Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mary Ann Radzinowicz - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 285 pages
...are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States'. A few days later a committee composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston was appointed to 'prepare a declaration to the effect of the first resolution'. Jefferson wrote a first...
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American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns: The Suppressed History of ...

Richard N. Rosenfeld, Edmund S. Morgan - History - 1998 - 1012 pages
...of articles of confederation to be proposed to the States . . . 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, but had attended his duty in the house...
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A Child's Story of America

Michael J. McHugh, Charles Morris, Edward J. Shewan - Juvenile Fiction - 1998 - 208 pages
...of an English king; therefore, a paper was written by a member from Virginia named Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston were appointed to prepare the Declaration of Independence. with the help of four others appointed by...
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The Declaration of Independence and Other Great Documents of American ...

John Grafton - History - 2000 - 96 pages
...dissolved." On June llth, in anticipation of an imminent vote on independence, a committee consisting of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston was appointed by the Congress as a whole to draft a declaration embodying Lee's resolution. The task...
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Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 : Contributions to Original ...

Waco Derek H. Davis Director of the J.M Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies Baylor University - History - 2000 - 320 pages
...of independence in the event of its adoption. This committee, selected on n June 1776, was composed of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Before we consider the Declaration and its underlying ideology, in particular its religious dimensions,...
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