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Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress, Held at Philadelphia, May 10 ...
William Bradford,United States Continental Congress,Thomas Bradford
Náhled není k dispozici. - 2015
9 o'clock according to adjournment acts Adjourned till to-morrow againſt agreed America appointed arms army Aſſembly attend bills bound bridge Britain Britiſh brought cauſe commanding commiſſioned Committee common Concord Congreſs conſideration Continental Convention copy court-martial debate defence Delegates Deputies deſired direct ditto dollars duty enemies Eſq faid fired firſt force further give given Governor honour Houſe hundred immediately Indians inhabitants John juſtice King laid laſt late lawful leave letter Lexington liberty Lord marched means meaſures ment Monday month moſt motion neceſſary offence officer Parliament perſon petition Philadelphia prepare preſent Preſident proceeded proper province publiſhed puniſhment purpoſe raiſed receive recommended regiment regular reſolution Reſolved reſpective ſaid ſame ſeveral ſhall ſhould ſoldier ſome ſtate ſubjects ſuch taken theſe Colonies thoſe tion town trade troops United uſe whole
Strana 120 - But a reverence for our great Creator, principles of humanity and the dictates of common sense, must convince all those who reflect upon the subject, that government was instituted to promote the welfare of mankind, and ought to be administered for the attainment of that end.
Strana 107 - All crimes not capital, and all disorders and neglects which officers and soldiers may be guilty of, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, though not mentioned in the foregoing articles of war, are to be taken cognizance of by a general or regimental court-martial, according to the nature and degree of the offence, and be punished at their discretion.
Strana 126 - ... should have liberty to depart, taking with them their other effects. They accordingly delivered up their arms, but in open violation of...
Strana 39 - Gage's army ; that the town of Lexington by these means was alarmed, and a company of the inhabitants mustered on the occasion; that the Regular troops, on their way to Concord, marched into the said...
Strana 134 - ... on this continent ready and willing at all times, as they have ever been, with their lives and fortunes, to assert and maintain the rights and interests of your majesty, and of our ^mother country.
Strana 121 - Societies or governments vested with perfect legislatures were formed under charters from the crown, and an harmonious intercourse was established between the colonies and the kingdom from which they derived their origin.
Strana 121 - British empire began to fall into confusion, and gradually sliding from the summit of glorious prosperity to which they had been advanced by the virtues and abilities of one man, are at length distracted by the convulsions, that now shake it to its deepest foundations.
Strana 122 - ... beyond their ancient limits; for depriving us of the accustomed and inestimable privilege of trial by jury, in cases affecting both life and property; for suspending the legislature of one of the colonies; for interdicting all commerce to the capital of another; and for altering fundamentally the form of government established by charter, and secured by acts of its own legislature solemnly confirmed by the crown; for exempting the "murderers...