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Resolution for Independence - The Vote

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This is the lower part of the Independence Resolution of July 2, 1776.  According to the National Archives' commentary on the resolution:

The lower part of the document (below) lists the 12 colonies that voted "aye" for independence on July 2, 1776. The 13th colony, New York, abstained, awaiting approval from the newly elected New York Convention.


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U.S. National Archives.

 

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