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Journals of the United States in Congress Assembled, Vol. 13: Containing the Proceedings from the 5th Day of November, 1787 to the 3D Day of November 1788 United States Continental Congress

Journals of the United States in Congress Assembled, Vol. 13: Containing the Proceedings from the 5th Day of November, 1787 to the 3D Day of November 1788

United States Continental Congress

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331988618
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Excerpt from Journals of the United States in Congress Assembled, Vol. 13: Containing the Proceedings From the 5th Day of November, 1787 to the 3d Day of November 1788Tuesday, January 22, 1788.Congress assembled - Present as yesterday- and from theMoreExcerpt from Journals of the United States in Congress Assembled, Vol. 13: Containing the Proceedings From the 5th Day of November, 1787 to the 3d Day of November 1788Tuesday, January 22, 1788.Congress assembled - Present as yesterday- and from the state of New-Jersey, Mr. Dayton.Congress proceeded to the election of a president, and the ballots being taken,The honorable Cyrus Griffin was elected.A letter of the 16th from the honorable J. Armstrong was read, wherein he informs Congress that he declines the office of judge to which he was elected the 16th October last.Wednesday, January 23, 1788.Six states only attending, namely, Massachusetts, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and South-Carolina- and from New-Hampshire, Mr. Gilman, from Connecticut, Mr. Jeremiah Wadsworth, from Delaware, Mr. Kearney, from North-Carolina, Mr. White, and from Georgia, Mr, Baldwin- - the president adjourned Congress till to-morrow 11 oclock.Thursday, January 24, 1788.The same as yesterday.Friday, January 25, 1788.The same as before.Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday,The same as before.Thursday, January 31, 1788.Six states attended - Present, Massachusetts, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and South-Carolina- and from New-Hampshire, Mr. Gilman, from Connecticut, Mr. Jeremiah Wadsworth, from North-Carolina, Mr. White, and from Georgia, Mr. Baldwin.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.