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In Congress, Wednesday, April 3, 1776

United States. Continental Congress.

In Congress, Wednesday, April 3, 1776

Instructions to the commanders of private ships or vessels of war, which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal, authorising them to make captures of British vessels and cargoes.

by United States. Continental Congress.

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Published by Printed by John Dunlap in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Privateering -- United States.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prizes, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsHancock, John, 1737-1793., Dunlap, John, 1747-1812, printer., Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCont Cong no. 9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2001958M
      LC Control Number90898006

      Wednesday May 8. The Instructions from the Naval Committee to Commodore Hopkins being laid before Congress and read: Ordered That they be referred to a Committee of seven, and that it be an Instruction to that Committee to enquire how far Commodore Hopkins has complied with the said Instructions, and if upon Inquiry they shall find that he has departed therefrom, to examine into the.   Was , Independence Day? I’m going around saying that the story I tell in Declaration, despite its centrality, is little known. Yet one of the better-known dates, pivotal to the story, is Wednesday, , when the Congress voted to add a preamble to a resolution it had passed on Friday, May

      In anticipation of the A.R.T.’s upcoming revival of and the th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in , A.R.T. has invited various Harvard scholars to participate in a series of lectures and discussions around the history of our nation. What happened on April 3, Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from Apr 3, or search by date, day or keyword.

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