Dined at Home. This Day the Congress finished. Spent the Evening together at the City
Tavern—all the Congress and several Gentlemen of the Town.1
1. Among other things Congress this day debated and approved the address to the people
of Quebec, signed the address to the King, voted a resolution of thanks to the Pennsylvania
Assembly “for their politeness to this Congress,” and “then dissolved itself” (JCC, 1:104–114). It had already, on 22 Oct., arranged for the printing of its Journal
and resolved “that another Congress should be held on the tenth day of May next, unless
the redress of grievances, which we have desired, be obtained before that time,” recommending
Philadelphia as the best meeting place (same, p. 102).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2016.