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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) The Declaration by the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, now met in General Congress at Philidelphia, setting forth the causes and the necessity of taking up Arms. The Letter of the Twelve United Colonies by their Delegates ...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00156 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1775 Pagination: 32 p. 24 x 15 cm

Summary of Content: Full Title, "The Declaration by the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, now met in General Congress at Philidelphia, setting forth the causes and the necessity of taking up Arms. The Letter of the Twelve United Colonies by their Delegates in Congress to the Inhabitabts of Great Britian, Their Humble Petition to his Majesty, and Their Address to the People of Ireland. Collected together for the Use of Serious Thinking Men, By Lovers of Peace, Read with Candour: Judge with Impartiality." Secretly printed pamphlet co-authored with John Dickinson. 8vo. Bound in full black morocco with gilt dentelle edges. First English Edition. Sabin 19160, Howes D-198. Printed in London. For the Philidelphia printing see GLC01240.

People: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsDeclaration of IndependencePresident

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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