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This foot note contained in document ADMS-01-02-02-0004-0006-0018
1. On the 16th “Paul Revere arrived Express from Boston” (R. T. Paine, Diary, MHi), bringing the “Resolutions entered into by the delegates from the several towns and districts in the county of Suffolk—” the well-known Suffolk Resolves—which, with other relevant papers, were presented to Congress by the Massachusetts delegates on the 17th, recorded in the Journal, and unanimously approved and supported in resolutions ordered to be printed ( JCC , 1:31–40; Burnett, ed., Letters of Members , 1:33–35, including extracts from several of JA 's letters to AA , the originals of which are in the Adams Papers; the three letters are JA to AA , 16 Sept. and 18 Sept. [1] and [2]).