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Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland, 1774-1776
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16 PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION [1775.

peace, with liberty soon present the scabbard; and may Americans
never be obliged again to take up arms but against a foreign foe.
We hope that the union, which has so remarkably taken place
throughout the American colonies, may acquire, if possible, great-
er firmness by this unjustifiable, inhuman, murderous attack upon
our countrymen; for, upon an universal firmly cemented union of
the American colonies, under God, depends the salvation and es-
tablishment of American liberty. I am, in behalf of the commit-
tee of correspondence for the town of Newport, gentlemen, your
and America's sincere friend.

WILLIAM ELLERY.

To the committee of correspondence for the city of Philadel-
phia.

In committe, Philadelphia, May 1, 1775, received per capt. Whit-
man this day, and forwarded to Annapolis.

J. B. SMITH, Sec. of committee.

 

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