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1775-03-14, Have confidence in the Committee of Observation
March 14, 1775 broadside which supported the process of the Committee of Observation to select delegates for the Second Continental Congress. The
anonymous author noted that this two step process was to avoid dissension from the other towns in the colony, as the prior delegate selection for the
First Continental Congress was only made by New York City citizens. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York
Historical Society Library).
Title:   To the freeholders & freemen of the city and county of New-York : Gentlemen, Many arts have been used to misrepresent to you the conduct of your committee, and the business of next Wednesday, which will be simply this ; to elect eleven deputies, who are to meet in this city ... with the deputies that will be chosen by the other counties, for the sole purpose of chusing out of all those deputies, delegates to represent this colony in the next Congress ...
OCLC Number:   62810227
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