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The Olive branch petition of the American Congress to George III, 1775, and letters of the American envoys, August-September 1775

Title
The Olive branch petition of the American Congress to George III, 1775, and letters of the American envoys, August-September 1775 / [with essays by] Cornelius W. Wickersham [and] Gilbert H. Montague.
Author
United States. Continental Congress.
Publication
New York : New York Public Library, 1954.

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Description
43 p. : ill.; 41 cm.
Subject
Note
  • The olive branch petition (p. [15]-21) and the letters of Arthur Lee and Richard Penn (p. [25]-[30]) are reproduced in fasimile from original manuscripts now in the New York Public Library.
  • "The Olive branch petition," by Cornelius W. Wickersham, p. 9-12.
  • "How much of an 'olive branch' was the Olive branch petition?" by Gilbert H. Montague, p. 31-43.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-43).
Call Number
IGA+ (United States. Continental Congress. Olive branch petition)
LCCN
54001487
Author
United States. Continental Congress.
Title
The Olive branch petition of the American Congress to George III, 1775, and letters of the American envoys, August-September 1775 / [with essays by] Cornelius W. Wickersham [and] Gilbert H. Montague.
Imprint
New York : New York Public Library, 1954.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-43).
Added Author
Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792.
Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811.
Wickersham, Cornelius W. (Cornelius Wendell), 1884-
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961.
New York Public Library.
Research Call Number
IGA+ (United States. Continental Congress. Olive branch petition)
*KF+ 1954 (United States. Continental Congress. Olive branch petition)
*HND+ (NYPL) (United States. Continental congress. Olive branch)
IBH+ (United States. Continental Congress. Olive Branch)
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