The Annapolis Convention

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Treaty of Paris, 1783

In the Name of the most Holy & undivided Trinity. It having pleased the Divine Providence to dispose the Hearts of the most Serene and most Potent Prince George the Third, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lunebourg, Arch- Treasurer and …

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The Confederation Ratified

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 1.—This day will be memorable in the annals of America to the last posterity, for the final ratification in Congress of the articles of confederation and perpetual union between the States.1 This great event, which will confound our …

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Anecdote of La Fayette

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. The theatre being open last evening, the Marquis de La Fayette being in company with his Excellency the President of Congress, asked him to accompany him to the play. The President politely excusing himself, the marquis pressed him to …

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Hancock Leaves Congress

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 29. –This morning President Hancock took leave of the Congress in the following speech: –“Gentlemen, Friday last completed two years and five months since you did me the honor of electing me to fill this chair. As I …

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