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.

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About This Item

  • 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: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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