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Report concerning attendance at the Continental Congress in November 1785, including circular letter from Charles Thomson to the state governors
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December 1785
Volume 17, Pages 590-591

SECR'Y CHAS. THOMSON TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


Office of Secretary of Congress,
Dec. 3d, 1785.

(Circular.)

Sir:

In conformity to the Act of the 17th of August last, I have the honor to transmit to your Excellency herewith enclosed, a list of the States represented, and of the members who appeared in Congress from the meeting thereof on the first Monday in November, to the end of the month. The Journalsfor that time do not fill half a sheet, which is the reason why they are not printed and transmitted herewith.

With great respect, I have the honor to be
Your Excellency's most obedient and most humble Servt.,
CHAS. THOMSON.

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A STATE OF THE REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1785, PURSUANT TO THE ACT OF AUGUST, 1785.
[From Executive Letter Book.]
Members in Town
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8
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11
12
14
15
16
17
18
19
21
22
23
24
25
28
29
30
New York—Mr. Lawrence, Mr. Smith, Mr. Harring, Mr. Platt.
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New Hampshire—Mr. Long.
1
1
1
Massachusetts-Mr. King, Mr. Dane
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
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Rhode Island
Connecticut—Mr. Johnson.
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
New Jersey—Mr. Symmes, Mr. Hornblower
1
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Pennsylvania—Mr. Pettit Mr. Bayard
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Delaware
Maryland—Mr. Hindman, Mr McHenry
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Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina—Mr. Bute, Mr. Pinckney, Mr. Ramsey, Mr. Kean
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1
1
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1
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Georgia—Mr. Houston, Mr. Baldwin
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
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The States represented
3
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
3
4
3
4
6
7
7
7
6
4
7