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Minutes of the Continental Congress [Extract]
United States. Continental Congress
January 16, 1776
Volume 10, Pages 413-414

[Reprinted from the American Archives. Vol. 4. P. 1643.]
Extract from the Minutes of the Continental Congress.

January 16th, 1776.

The Committee on the state of these Colonies brought in a partial Report, which was read;

Whereupon, Resolved, That another Battalion be raised in the Colony of North Carolina in order to defeat any attempt which may

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may be made in opposition to the measures recommended by the Continental Congress for the preservation of American Liberty.

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