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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Edmund Pendleton travel to the First Continental Congress at Philadelphia in September 1774. Steel engraving, 19th century, after Felix Octavius Darley.
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CARPENTER'S HALL.
Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, meeting-place of the First and Second Continental Congresses of 1774 and 1775. Illustration by Howard Pyle.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS.
The first Continental Congress held in Philadelphia, September 1774. Line engraving, French, 1783.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
Chaplain Jacob Duche leading the first prayer in the First Continental Congress at Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in September 1774. Mezzotint by H.S. Sadd, 1848, after Tompkins Harrison Matteson.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
Chaplain Jacob Duché leading the first prayer in the Continental Congress. A key to print of 'The First Prayer in the Continental Congress.'
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
Chaplain Jacob Duché leading the first prayer in the Continental Congress, September 1774, in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS.
Chaplain Jacob Duché leading the first prayer in the First Continental Congress at Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, September 1774: mezzotint, 1848.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
Chaplain Jacob Duché leading the first prayer in the Continental Congress, September 1774, in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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CARPENTER'S HALL.
Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, meeting-place of the First and Second Continental Congresses of 1774 and 1775. Illustration by Howard Pyle (1853-1911).
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WALL CANDLE, 1774.
Wall candle with reflector used in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, for the First Continental Congress, 1774. Watercolor, c1845.
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CARPENTERS' HALL.
View of Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, where the First Continental Congress met in 1774. Line drawing.
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PATRICK HENRY (1736-1799).
American revolutionary hero and orator. Henry speaking to the First Continental Congress in 1774. After a painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, 1895.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Edmund Pendleton travel to the First Continental Congress at Philadelphia in September 1774. Engraving after Felix Octavius Darley, 19th century.
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JOSEPH HEWES (1730-1779).
American Revolutionary leader. Line and stipple engraving, early 19th century.
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HAMILTON: PAMPHLET, 1774.
Title page to Alexander Hamilton's 'A Full Vindication of the Measures of Congress from the Calumnies of the Enemies,' supporting the colonist's boycott of British goods in a response to Samuel Seabury's 'Free Thoughts on the Proceedings of the Continental Congress,' 1774.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Edmund Pendleton travel to the First Continental Congress at Philadelphia in September 1774. Steel engraving, 19th century, after Felix Octavius Darley.
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PROVINCIAL CONGRESS, 1774.
Broadside, 5 December 1774, from the Provincial Congress at Cambridge, Massachusetts, with extract of minutes from the Continental Congress, declaring a ban on goods from Great Britain, Ireland or British plantations in the colonies.
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
'The American Congress.' Line engraving, English, late 18th century, from 'Cowley's History of England.'
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774.
Title page of 'The Congress Canvassed,' 1774, by A.W. Farmer, pseudonym of Samuel Seabury, a loyalist. This critical 'Farmer's Letter' is addressed 'To the Merchants of New York.'
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JOHN HANSON (1721-1783).
American merchant, politician and President of the Continental Congress, 1781-82. Bronze statue by Richard Brooks, 1903, at the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). Washington appointed Commander in Chief of the Continental Army by members of the Continental Congress, 15 June 1775. Lithograph by Currier and Ives, c1876.
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ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION.
The first page of the engrossed Articles of Confederation, prepared on 19 July 1778 for the signatures of the delegates to the Continental Congress.
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OLIVE BRANCH PETITION, 1775.
First page of the 'Olive Branch Petition,' adopted by the Continental Congress in July 1775 to prevent further conflict with Great Britain. The petition was rejected.
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JOHN HANSON (1721-1783).
American merchant, politician and President of the Continental Congress, 1781-82. Undated painting.
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JOHN NIXON, 1776.
John Nixon giving the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence in the State House Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 8 July 1776. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
The first printing of the Declaration of Independence, also known as the 'Dunlop Broadside.' Printed by John Dunlop, in Philadelphia, 4 July 1776.
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JOHN HANSON (1721-1783).
American merchant, politician and President of the Continental Congress, 1781-82. Lithograph, 19th century.
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THE REBELS OF '76.
'The First Announcement of the Great Declaration' (of Independence). John Nixon making the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence in the States House Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 8 July 1776. Wood engraving, American, 1860.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). 1st President of the United States. 'George Washington Before Boston.' Medal cut by Pierre Simon Benjamin Duvivier, 1786, commemorating the American War of Independence. Wood engraving, American, 1852.