<The Case for Independence

Delegate Attendance and Committee Assignments of the First Continental Congress

 First or the Rights CommitteeSecond or the Trade CommitteeCommittee to resolve the import-export-consumption issue
September 30Committee to “Prepare and Address to his Majesty”
October 1Committee to prepare a letter to the committee of correspondence in Boston
October 7Committee to Prepare a Memorial to the People of British AmericaCommittee to Prepare an Address to the People of Great Britain
New Hampshire
John SullivanXX
Nathaniel FolsomX
Massachusetts
Thomas CushingXXX
Samuel AdamsXX
John AdamsXX
Robert Treat Paine
Rhode Island
Stephen HopkinsXX
Samuel WardX
Connecticut
Eliphalet DyerX
Silas DeaneX
Roger ShermanX
New York
James DuaneX
John JayXXX
Philip Livingston
Isaac LowXX
Henry Wisner
arrived September 14
John Alsop
arrived September 14
John Haring
arrived September 24
William Floyd
Simon Boerum
arrived October 1
New Jersey
James KinseyX
William LivingstonXXX
John DehartX
Stephen Crane
Richard Smith
Pennsylvania
Joseph GallowayX
Samuel Rhoads
Thomas MifflinXXX
Charles Humphreys
John Morton
Edward BiddleX
George Ross
arrived September 14
Delaware
Cæsar RodneyX
Thomas McKeanX
George ReadX
Maryland
Robert GoldsboroughX
William Paca
Samuel ChaseX
Thomas Johnson
arrived September 6XXX
Mathew Tilgman
arrived September 12
Virginia
Peyton Randolph (President)
Richard Henry Lee
present the 2nd dayXXXXXX
George Washington
Patrick HenryXXX
Richard Bland
Benjamin Harrison
Edmund PendletonX
North Carolina
William Hooper
arrived September 14XX
Joseph Hewes
arrived September 14X
Richard Caswell
arrived September 17
South Carolina
Henry Middleton
John RutledgeX
Christopher GadsdenX
Thomas LynchXX
Edward RutledgeX

Chart compiled by Gordon Lloyd and Dantan Wernecke.

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