Journals of the Continental Congress, Τόμος 4

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Σελίδα 342 - Resolved, That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the united colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Σελίδα 205 - Resolved, that it be recommended to the several assemblies, Conventions and Councils or Committees of Safety of the United Colonies, immediately to cause all persons to be disarmed, within their respective Colonies, who are notoriously disaffected to the cause of America, or who have not associated, and refuse to associate to defend by Arms the United Colonies against the Hostile attempts of the British Fleets and Armies.
Σελίδα 161 - ... and that they, or any three or more of them, have full and ample power to consent and agree to all measures which such congress shall deem necessary and effectual to obtain a redress of American grievances; and this province bind themselves to execute, to the utmost of their power, all resolutions which the said congress may adopt...
Σελίδα 134 - New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex on Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, desiring to establish, in a stable...
Σελίδα 143 - Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of our friends and fellow-subjects in any part of the empire, we assure them, that we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and so happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to sec restored.
Σελίδα 248 - ... of mounting carriage guns, and navigated by men, to fit out and set forth the said in a warlike manner, and by and with the said and the crew thereof, by force of arms, to attack, seize and take the ships and other vessels belonging to the inhabitants of...
Σελίδα 358 - Colonies; and, WHEREAS, it appears absolutely irreconcilable to reason and good conscience for the people of these Colonies now to take the oaths and affirmations necessary for the support of any government under the crown of Great Britain, and it is necessary that the exercise of every kind of authority under the said crown should be totally suppressed, and all the powers of government exerted under the authority of the people of the Colonies, for the preservation of internal peace, virtue, and...
Σελίδα 135 - That all Power was originally in the People — that all the Powers of Government are derived from them — that all Power, which they have not disposed of, still continues theirs — are Maxims of the English Constitution, which, we presume, will not be disputed.
Σελίδα 385 - Washington of the 14th was referred brought in their report which was taken into consideration; whereupon Resolved That...
Σελίδα 20 - Colonies, by the most speedy and effectual measures, to frustrate the mischievous machinations and restrain the wicked practices of these men. And it is the opinion of this Congress that they ought to be disarmed and the more dangerous among them either kept in safe custody or bound with sufficient sureties for their good behavior.

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