Journals of the Continental Congress

Second Continental Congress: May 20, 1775

May 20, 1775

Congress continues to discuss the “State of America” in the Committee of the Whole. Robert Treat Paine notes in his Diary that he “dined at City Tavern with Congress.”

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Journals of the Continental Congress [Edited]

Samuel Ward reported that the Committee of the Whole had not “come to any resolution.”

Adjourned till Monday at 9 o’Clock.

Robert Treat Paine’s Diary

Fair. Dined at City Tavern with Congress.

Edited with commentary by Gordon Lloyd.