Journals of Congress: Containing the Proceedings from Sept. 5, 1774 to [3d Day of November 1788] ... (Google eBook)

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R. Aitken, 1781 - Constitutional history
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Page 126 - You are, therefore, carefully and diligently to discharge the duty of colonel, by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto belonging. And we do strictly charge and require all officers and soldiers under your command to be obedient to your orders as colonel.
Page 106 - An act to facilitate the completion of the Articles of Confederation and perpetual union among the United States of America...
Page 132 - The people of the State of New York, by the Grace of God, Free and Independent...
Page 195 - March, 1779, as ten of the former for one of the latter; on the first day of September, 1779, as eighteen of the former for one of the latter; and on the 18th day of March, 1780, as forty of the former for one of the latter: That the principal of all certificates that have been taken out since the eighteenth day of March last, shall be discharged at the rate of one Spanish milled dollar, or the current exchange thereof in...
Page 354 - That each of them receive annually, out of the public treasury, two hundred dollars in specie, or an equivalent in the current money of these states, during life ; and that the Board of War procure for each of them a silver medal, on one side of which shall be a shield with this inscription,
Page 135 - ... to fit out and set forth the said in a warlike manner, and by and with the said and the officers and crew thereof, by force of arms to attack, subdue, seize and take all ships and other vessels, goods, wares and...
Page 266 - That the resolution of the 15th day of May, 1778, granting half pay for seven years to the officers of the Army who should continue in service to the end of the war, be extended to the widows of those officers who have died or shall hereafter die in the service; to commence from the time of such officers...
Page 7 - Resolved unanimously that all military Officers Commissioned by Congress who now are or hereafter may be in the service of the United States and shall continue therein during the War and...
Page 279 - Virginia, as they involve questions, a discussion of which was declined on mature consideration, when the articles of confederation were debated ; nor, in the opinion of the committee, can such questions be now revived with any prospect of conciliation; that it appears more advisable to press upon those states which can remove the embarrassments respecting the western country, a liberal surrender of a portion...
Page 7 - States, and who should continue in service during the war, and not hold any office of profit under the United States, or any of them...

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