Continental Congress resolution, 1776
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John Hancock's famous signature, as president of the Continental Congress, is on this resolution concerning ownership of munitions stores in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
The letter is part of the collection of Dr. John Fogg, who sought to collect documents with signatures of all the signers of the Declaration of Independence as well as of many other notable figures.
- Title: Continental Congress resolution, 1776
- Creator: Hancock, John
- Creation Date: 1776-05-04
- Subject Date: 1776
- State: MA, NH
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 18/15
- Collection: Fogg, John Samuel Hill autograph collection
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
United States. Declaration of Independence--Signers
Hancock, John, 1737-1793--Autographs
United States. Continental Congress--People
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Equipment and supplies
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