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Continental Congresses

Table of Contents

Preface



Introduction



A



Andrew Adams



John Adams



Samuel Adams



Thomas Adams



Robert Alexander



Andrew Allen



John Alsop



Benjamin Andrew



Annapolis State House



John Armstrong, Sr.



John Armstrong, Jr.



Jonathan Arnold



Peleg Arnold



The Articles of Confederation



John Baptista Ashe



Samuel John Atlee



Crispus Attucks



B



Reverend Isaac Backus



Abraham Baldwin



John Banister



The Bank of the United States



Robert Gibbes Barnwell



Dr. Josiah Bartlett



John Bubenheim Bayard



John Beatty



Gunning Bedford



Gunning Bedford, Jr.



Thomas Bee



Egbert Benson



Richard Beresford



Edward Biddle



William Bingham



Jonathan Blanchard



Richard Bland



Theodorick Bland



Timothy Bloodworth



William Blount



Simon Boerum



The Boston Massacre



The Boston Port Bill



Elias Boudinot



James Bowdoin



Carter Braxton



John Brown



Nathan Brownson



John Bull



Archibald Stobo Bulloch



Thomas Burke



Dr. William Burnet



Robert Burton



Pierce Butler



C



Lambert Cadwalader



Canada and Canadian Relations



Capitals of the Continental Congress



William Carmichael



Carpenters’ Hall



Edward Carrington



Charles Carroll “Barrister”



Charles Frémont Carroll III “of Carrollton”



Daniel Carroll



Richard Caswell



Jeremiah Townley Chase



Samuel Chase



Abraham Clark



Matthew Clarkson



Joseph Clay



William Clingan



George Clinton



George Clymer



The Coercive Acts



John Collins



The Committee of Five



The Committee of Fifty



The Committee of Fifty-One



The Committee of Safety/Council of Safety



The Committee of Secret Correspondence



Committees of Correspondence



Committee of Foreign Affairs



The Conciliatory Resolution of 1775



Silas Condict



Benjamin Contee



The Continental Association



Joseph Platt Cooke



John Cooper



Ezekiel Cornell



Tench Coxe



Stephen Crane



William Cumming



Thomas Cushing



D



Francis Dana



Nathan Dane



Second Lord Dartmouth, William Legge



John Dawson



Elias Dayton



Jonathan Dayton



Silas Deane



The Declaration of Independence



John De Hart



Charles DeWitt



Samuel Dick



John Dickinson



The “Dickinson Draft” of the Articles of Confederation



Philemon Dickinson



Diplomacy of, and by, the Continental Congress



William Henry Drayton



James Duane



Reverend Jacob Duché



William Duer



Reverend George Duffield



John Dunlap



Eliphalet Dyer



E



Pierpont Edwards



Samuel Elbert



William Ellery



Oliver Ellsworth



Jonathan Elmer



Espionage Tactics by the Continental Congress



The Essex Principles, also known as The Essex Result



Nicholas Eveleigh



F



The Fairfax County Resolves



John Fell



William Few, Jr.



The Henry Fite House



William Fitzhugh



Thomas Fitzsimons



William Fleming



William Floyd



Nathaniel Folsom



James Forbes



The Department of Foreign Affairs



Uriah Forrest



Abiel Foster



Relations with France



Benjamin Franklin



The “Franklin Draft” of the Articles of Confederation



Fraunces Tavern



Frederick Frelinghuysen



The French Arms Tavern



George Frost



G



Christopher Gadsden



Joseph Galloway



Leonard Gansevoort



John Gardner



Joseph Gardner



David Gelston



George William Frederick, King George III of Great Britain and Ireland



George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville



Elbridge Gerry



John Lewis Gervais



William Gibbons



John Taylor Gilman



Nicholas Gilman



Robert Goldsborough



Mary Katherine Goddard



Nathaniel Gorham



William Grayson



Great Seal of the United States



Cyrus Griffin



Second Earl of Guilford



James Gunn



Button Gwinnett



H



John Habersham



Joseph Habersham



John Hall



Lyman Hall



Alexander Hamilton



John Hancock



Edward Hand



John Hanson



Samuel Hardy



John Haring



Cornelius Harnett



Benjamin Harrison



William Harrison, Jr.



John Hart



The Hartford Convention



John Harvie



Benjamin Hawkins



Jonathan J. Hazard



William Hemsley



James Henry



John Henry, Jr.



Patrick Henry



William Henry



Joseph Hewes



Thomas Heyward, Jr.



Stephen Higginson



Whitmell Hill



Michael Hillegas, Jr.



James Hillhouse



William Hillhouse



William Hindman



Samuel Holten



William Hooper



Esek Hopkins



Stephen Hopkins



Francis Hopkinson



Josiah Hornblower



Titus Hosmer



Hospital Department of the US Continental Army



William Churchill Houston



John Houstoun



William Houstoun



John Eager Howard



David Howell



Richard Howly [Howley]



Daniel Huger



Charles Humphreys



Benjamin Huntington



Samuel Huntington



Richard Hutson



I



Independence Hall



Jared Ingersoll



The Intolerable Acts



William Irvine



Ralph Izard



J



David Jackson



Jonathan Jackson



John Jay



Thomas Jefferson



Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer



Thomas Johnson



William Samuel Johnson



Samuel Johnston



Allen Jones



Joseph Jones, Sr.



Noble Wimberly [Wymberley] Jones



Samuel Jones



Willie Jones



K



John Kean



Dyre Kearney



Rufus King



Francis Kinloch



James Kinsey



L



Lancaster Court House



John Langdon



Woodbury Langdon



Edward Langworthy



John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr.



John Laurance



Henry Laurens



Richard Law



Arthur Lee



Francis Lightfoot Lee



Henry Lee



Richard Henry Lee



Thomas Sim Lee



William Lee



William Legge, Second Earl of Dartmouth



Daniel Leonard



Francis Lewis



Lexington and Concord



Ezra L’Hommedieu



The Library of the Continental Congress



Samuel Livermore



Philip Livingston



Robert R. Livingston



Walter Livingston



William Livingston



Edward Lloyd



Pierse Long



James Lovell



Isaac Low



John Lowell



Loyalists



The Lundin Letter



Thomas Lynch



Thomas Lynch, Jr.



M



James Madison



James Manning



Henry Marchant



The Massachusetts Convention



Massachusettensis vs. Novanglus



John Mathews



Timothy Matlack



Eleazer McComb



Alexander McDougall



James McHenry



Lachlan McIntosh



Thomas McKean



James McLene



The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence



James Mercer



John Francis Mercer



Samuel Meredith



Arthur Middleton



Henry Middleton



Thomas Mifflin



Nathan Miller



Nathaniel Mitchell



Stephen Mix Mitchell



The Model Treaty



James Monroe



John Montgomery



Reverend Joseph Montgomery



William Montgomery



Cadwalader Morris



Gouverneur Morris



Lewis Morris



Robert Morris



John Morton



Isaac Motte



Daniel Mowry, Jr.



Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg



N



Abner Nash



Nassau Hall, Princeton, New Jersey



Native Americans and Their Relations with the Continental Congress



Thomas Nelson, Jr.



New York City, City Hall



The Nicola Affair



The Nonexportation Agreement of 1774



The Nonimportation Agreement of 1774



Frederick North, Lord North, Second Earl of Guilford



The Northwest Ordinance



O



The Olive Branch Petition



Henry Osborne



Samuel Osgood



Samuel Allyne Otis



P



William Paca



Mann Page



Ephraim Paine



Robert Treat Paine



Thomas Paine



The Treaty of Paris



John Parker



George Partridge



William Paterson



John Patten



Dr. Nathaniel Peabody



William Peery



Philip Pell, Jr.



Edmund Pendleton



Nathaniel Pendleton



John Penn



Pennsylvania State House



Richard Peters, Sr.



Charles Pettit



Philadelphia State House



William Leigh Pierce, Jr.



Charles Pinckney



George Plater



Zephaniah Platt



Richard Potts



The Post Office Department



The Powder Alarm



Presidents of the Continental Congress



Princeton, New Jersey



The Prohibitory Act



Q



The Quebec Act



R



David Ramsay



Edmund Jenings Randolph



Peyton Randolph



George Read



Jacob Read



Joseph Reed



James Randolph Reid



Religion and the Continental Congress



Samuel Rhoads



Richard Ridgely



Daniel Roberdeau



Caesar Rodney



Thomas Rodney



John Rogers



Jesse Root



David Ross, Jr.



George Ross



Benjamin Rumsey



Benjamin Rush



Edward Rutledge



John Rutledge



S



James Schureman



Philip John Schuyler



Gustavus Scott



John Morin Scott



Dr. Nathaniel Scudder



James Searle



Secrecy in the Continental Congress



The Secret Journal of the Continental Congress



Theodore Sedgwick



Joshua Seney



Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant



William Sharpe



Shays’ Rebellion



Roger Sherman



Dr. William Shippen



John Sitgreaves



Slavery and the Continental Congress



James Smith



Jonathan Bayard Smith



Melancton Smith



Meriwether Smith



Richard Smith



Thomas Smith



William Smith



The Solemn League and Covenant



Richard Dobbs Spaight



Joseph Spencer



The Stamp Act Congress



The Stars and Stripes



The State House, Philadelphia



Arthur St. Clair



The Staten Island Conference



John Stevens



Charles Stewart



Richard Stockton



Thomas Stone



Jonathan Sturges



James Sullivan



John Sullivan



John Swann



James Sykes



John Cleves Symmes



T



George Taylor



Edward Telfair



Thanksgiving, Resolution by the Continental Congress



George Thatcher/Thacher



Charles Thomson



Dr. Matthew Thornton



Matthew Tilghman



Dr. James Tilton



Paul Trapier



John Treadwell



The Treaty of Paris



Treaty of Alliance with France



Trenton, New Jersey



Joseph Trumbull



Dr. Thomas Tudor Tucker



V



Nicholas Van Dyke



James Mitchell Varnum



John Vining



W



James Wadsworth



Jeremiah Wadsworth



John Walker



George Walton



John Walton



Artemas Ward



Samuel Ward



George Washington



John Wentworth, Jr.



Samuel Wharton



William Whipple



Dr. James White



Phillips White



Right Reverend William White



John Williams, V



William Williams



Hugh Williamson



Thomas Willing



James Wilson



Paine Wingate



Henry Wisner



John Witherspoon



Oliver Wolcott



Joseph Wood



Turbutt Wright



Henry Wynkoop



George Wythe



Y



Abraham Yates



Peter Waldron Yates



York, Pennsylvania, Courthouse



Z



John Joachim Zubly



Historical Timeline



Primary Documents



Appendixes



Bibliography