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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning delegates
United States. Continental Congress
May 27, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 329-330

RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

By the United States
In Congress Assembled,
May 27th, 1782.

Resolved:

That, inasmuch as business of the greatest consequence is often

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delayed or retarded for want of a sufficient representation in Congress, it be and is earnestly recommended to the States which are at present unrepresented, immediately to send delegates to Congress and to all the States to keep up a constant representation.