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Congress met in Baltimore, Credentials of the Delegates from Georgia


Baltimore, Friday, December 20, 1776.

Congress met according to adjournment.

The Delegates from Georgia produced the Credentials of their appointment, which were read as follows:

"In Convention, Savannah, October 9, 1776.

"The Convention proceeded to ballot for Delegates to represent this State in the Continental Congress for the year ensuing: when, on closing the poll, it appeared that John Houston, Lyman Hall, Button Gwinnett, George Walton, and Nathan Brownson, Esqrs˙, were duly elected, and declared so accordingly.

"A true copy from the Minutes.