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" That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives... "
The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ... - Page 163
by Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1886 - 707 pages
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 1

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - 1879
...was, in fact, a virtual declaration of independence, recommending to the colonies "to adopt such a government as would, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness ami safety of their constituents and of America." This passed, after a hard struggle, on the 15th of...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
...resolution, which Congress adopted the 10th of May, recommending, in substance, to all the colonies which had not already established governments suited...opinion of the representatives of the people, best condtwe to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general. This...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
...resolution, which Congress adopted the 10th of May, recommending, in substance, to all the colonies which had not already established governments suited to the exigencies of their affairs, to adopt snch government, as would, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best condnce to the...
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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - 1832 - 800 pages
...were in favor ol independence. He moved May 6, 1776 to recommend to the colonies " to adopt such a government, as would, in the opinion of the representatives...to the happiness and safety of their constituents and of America. This passed, after earnest debate, on the 16th. RH Lee moved on the 7th June, and the...
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The Life of John Jay: The life of John Jay

William Jay - 1833
...to the exigences of their alfairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people...constituents in particular and America in general." This recommendation was nearly tantamount to a declaration of independence, and it did not receive the unanimous...
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The History of New Jersey, from Its Discovery by Europeans, to the Adoption ...

Thomas Francis Gordon - 1834 - 339 pages
...of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinions of the representatives of the people, best conduce...constituents in particular, and America in general." This was virtually a declaration of independence. It was such almost in terms. The renunciation of allegiance...
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History of the American Revolution: With a Preliminary View of the Character ...

Samuel Farmer Wilson - 1834 - 372 pages
...longer as holding or exercising any powers from Great Britain, but " to adopt such government as should in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...and safety of their constituents in particular, and of America in general." By the preamble to this resolution, finally adopted five days afterwards, it...
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The History of New Jersey: From Its Discovery by Europeans, to the Adoption ...

Thomas Francis Gordon - 1834 - 339 pages
...of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinions of the representatives of the people, best conduce...constituents in particular, and America in general." up and exercising the powers of civil government,"* they recommended such regulations, only, as were...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1835
...resolution, which Congress adopted the 10th of May, recommending, in substance, to all the colonies which had not already established governments suited...followed by the direct proposition, which RICHARD HENRV LEE had the honor to submit to Congress, by resolution, on the 7th day of June. The published...
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A Popular Cyclopedia of History: Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious ...

Francis Alexander Durivage - 1835 - 708 pages
...unanimously. On May 0, 1770, Mr. Adams moved a resolution, recommending the colonies " to adopt such a government as would, in the opinion of the representatives...to the happiness and safety of their constituents and of America." It was not without a hard struggle that this passed on the 15th of the same month,...
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