Journals of the Continental Congress

Second Continental Congress: June 6, 1775

June 6, 1775

The Congressional Committees are hard at work.

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Journals of the Continental Congress [Edited]

The several committees were not ready to report. Congress adjourned until tomorrow at 9 o’Clock.

Silas Deane to Elizabeth Deane

The Congress are Now out on Committees, by which I hoped for Leisure but am forced on one of them, from which I have slipped a Minute, to write this Morning, having sat up with them, all most the whole of last night on the Business.

Edited with commentary by Gordon Lloyd.