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Extracts from the proceedings of the Provincial Conference of Committees for the Province of Pennsylvania, [electronic resource] : held at Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, June 18, 1776.

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Pennsylvania. Provincial Conference of Committees (1776 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Philadelphia: : Printed by Styner and Cist, in Second-Street., [1776]
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Book
1 online resource (6 pages)
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Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14975.
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Subjects:
Elections -- Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
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Caption title. Imprint from colophon.
"On motion, resolved, N.C.D That it is necessary that a provincial convention be called by this conference, for the express purpose of forming a new government in this province, on the authority of the people only. Resolved: That every Associator in the province shall be admitted to a vote for members of the convention in the city or county in which he resides ... every qualified voter shall be admitted to vote for members of the intended convention, subject to a loyalty oath." Also appoints "judges of the election in the counties."
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 14975).
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