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In Congress, February 3, 1778: Resolved, that every officer, who holds or shall hereafter hold a commission or office from Congress, shall take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation
Loyalty oathsOfficials and employeesHistory
1 sheet ( p.) ; 34 x 21 cm.
Four resolutions of the Continental Congress concerning the loyalty oath.
Signed: Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary.
N-YHS copy inscribed on verso: "Resolves of Congress, Officers to take Oath, 3d. Feb. 1778"; fabric lining.