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Credentials of the Delegates from Maryland


The Convention of Maryland having added two new members to their Delegates; one of them attending, produced the Credentials of their appointment, which were read, as follows:


"In Provincial Convention, DECEMBER 9, 1775.

"Resolved, That Robert Alexander and John Rogers, Esqs˙, together with those already appointed, be Deputies to represent this Province in the Continental Congress; and that the said Deputies, or any three or more of them, have full and ample power to consent and agree to all measures which such Congress shall deem necessary and effectual to obtain a redress of American grievances, and be authorized to represent and act for this Province in any Continental Congress which may be held before the 25th day of March next.

"Extract from the Minutes:

"G˙ DUVALL, Clerk."