Declaration of Independence approved, July 19, 1776

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Title

Declaration of Independence approved, July 19, 1776

Subject

United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.

Description

Image of the approval of the Declaration of Independence by Rhode Island on July 19, 1776.

Creator

Rhode Island. General Assembly

Source

C#00210 – Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1776 July 19

Rights

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

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Text

July 19, 1776             To the House of Magstr.

 

Gent.  This House taking into the most serious Consideration the

Resolution of the Most Honorable the General Congress of the

United states of America of the 4th instant declaring the said

States free and independent States do approve the said Resolution

And do most solemnly engage that we will support the said General Congress in the said Resolution with our Lives and Fortunes

                                                Votes & past

                                                    & ordr. J. Lydon Clr.

            In the Upper House

Read the same Day and concurred

                        By ordr. Henry Ward Secry.

Original Format

paper

Citation

Rhode Island. General Assembly, "Declaration of Independence approved, July 19, 1776," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #845, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/845 (accessed November 17, 2017).