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Cambridge, Jany. 16 1776 Sir It is exceedingly painfull to me, that I should have so often troubled you respecting this army, and that I am under the necessity of applying to you again: But you must in some measure be involved, in whatever…


Image of John Quincy Adams, Department of State circular accompany the Stone engraving of the Declaration of Independence, June 30, 1824.


Circular Baltimore Jany. 31 1777 Gentleman As there is not a more distinguished Event in the History of America, than the Declaration of her Independence – nor any, that, in all probability will so much excite the attention of…


Image of a letter from John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress to Rhode Island Governor Nicholas Cook concerning the outfitting of troops by the united colonies, dated June 20, 1776.


Image of Rhode Island Delegates to the Continental Congress
Stephen Hopkins & William Ellery's letter to Governor Nicholas Cook concerning the cannon furnished to the Continental Navy at Newport and the status of troops stationed in Canada written…


Image of the Aaron Burr (Vice President and President of the U.S. Senate) letter to the Governor of Rhode Island informing him of the resignation of Honorable Ray Greene of his Senate seat. From the Biographical Directory of the United States Senate:…


Image of the Alexander Hamilton (Secretary of the Treasury) letter to the Governor of Rhode Island regarding the settling of accounts with regards to the army. From the U.S. Department of Treasury history of Alexander Hamilton (1789 - 1795): At the…


Image of the Alexander Hamilton (Secretary of the Treasury) letter to the Governor of Rhode Island regarding the balance of $299,611.00 in Rhode Island's favor following the settling of accounts between the United States and the individual states. …

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