In Congress, April 14, 1777 : Whereas the state of Pennsylvania is threatened with an immediate invasion, and, from the adjournment of the legislative and executive authorities of the commonwealth, it is impracticable to carry into immediate execution many measures of the utmost importance ... Resolved, that it is the indispensible duty of Congress to watch over all matters ...
United States. Continental Congress.
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
Dunlap, John, 1747-1812, printer.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
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