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Title:
Journals of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety and Council of Safety of the state of New-York. 1775-1775-1777.
Author:
New York (State). Legislature.
Publication Information:
Albany : Printed by T. Weed, printer to the state, 1842.
Physical Description:
2 volumes ; 34cm
General Note:
Includes index.

Printed in pursuance of a resolution of the Legislature, in an edition of 250 copies, in order to complete the series of legislative journals of the colony and state.

Journal of the Provincial Convention. Philip Livington, president, New York, April 20-22, 1775.

Journal of the Provincial Congress, May 22, 1775-July 10, 1776. Peter Van Brugh Livingston, president, succeeded by Nathaniel Woodhull, and by Abraham Yates. On July 10, 1776 (at a session begun at White Plains July 9] it was Resolved and ordered, that the style or title of this House be changed from that of "the Provincial congress of the colony of New-York" to that of "the Convention of representatives of the state of New-York."--cf. vol. 1, p. 519.

Journal of the Committee of Safety, July 11, 1775-May 8, 1776. [Four committees, appointed by the Provincial Congress, July 8, Sept. 2, Dec. 16, 1775, and March 15, 1776, respectively]

Journal of the Provincial Convention [i. e. Convention of the representatives of the state of New York] July 9, 1776-May 13, 1777. Nathaniel Woodhull, president, succeeded by Abraham Yates, Peter R. Livingston, and Abraham Ten Broeck. The sessions were held at White Plains, Harlem, Fishkill, and Kingston.

Journal of the Committee of Safety, Aug. 19, 1776-March 5, 1777. [Several committees, appointed by the Convention of the Representatives]

Journal of the Council of Safety, May 14-Sept. 10, 1777; Oct. 8, 1777-Jan. 7, 1778. [Appointed May 8, 1777, by the Convention of the Representatives, and Oct. 7, 1777, by the Convention of the Senate and assembly. Pierre Van Cortlandt, president. The powers of this Council were given over to the Legislature in January, 1778]

[Journal of the] Convention of the Senate and Assembly, Oct. 7, 1777. Pierre Van Cortlandt, president.

Journal of the Provincial Convention [i. e. Convention of the Senate and Assembly] Jan. 7-14, 1778. Pierre Van Cortlandt, president.
Language:
English
Format :
Book