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" Resolved, That a standing committee, to consist of five members, be appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought against sentences passed on libels in the Courts of Admiralty in the respective States, agreeable to the resolutions of Congress ;... "
The Library of American Biography - Page 109
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The Supreme Court of the United States: Its History, Volume 1

Hampton Lawrence Carson - Etats-Unis. Supreme Court - 1892 - 745 pages
...Standing Committee, consisting of five members, should be appointed to hear and determine upon all appeals brought against sentences passed on libels...the Courts of Admiralty in the respective States, agreeable to the resolutions of Congress, and that the several appeals, when lodged with the Secretary,...
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Ethan Allen, by Jarred Sparks. William Ellery, by E. T. Channing

Jared Sparks - United States - 1902
...recently expired. By a resolution of Congress, January 30th,, 1777, a standing committee of five me mbers was appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought...the jealousy of the several States. These, and other points, are considered in a report by a committee of three, of which Mr. Ellery was one, March 6th,...
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The History of the Supreme Court of the United States: With ..., Volume 1

Hampton Lawrence Carson - Judges - 1902 - 650 pages
...Standing Committee, consisting of five members, should be appointed to hear and determine upon all appeals brought against sentences passed on libels...the Courts of Admiralty in the respective States, agreeable to the resolutions of Congress, and that the several appeals, when lodged with the Secretary,...
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The American Historical Review, Volume 10

John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler - History - 1905
...Continental court. Prompted by Washington,1 Congress, after some delay, set up a standing committee " to hear and determine upon appeals brought against...libels in the courts of Admiralty in the respective States."2 By the time Ellsworth became a member of it, this committee had disposed of thirty-eight...
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Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789, Volume 7

United States. Continental Congress - Constitutional history - 1907
...furnish the new levies with arms. Resolved, That a standing committee, to consist of five members, be appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought...the courts of Admiralty in the respective states, agreeable to the resolutions of Congress; and that the several appeals, when lodged with the secretary,...
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The United States of America: A Study in International Organization

James Brown Scott, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Division of International Law - Constitutional law - 1920 - 605 pages
...George Washington, Vol. III, 1889, PResolved, That a standing committee, to consist of five members, be appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought...the courts of Admiralty in the respective states, agreeable to the resolutions of Congress ; and that the several appeals, when lodged with the secretary,...
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Journals of the Continental Congress, Volume 7

United States. Continental Congress - United States - 1907
...furnish the new levies with arms. Resolved, That a standing committee, to consist of five members, be appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought...the courts of Admiralty in the respective states, agreeable to the resolutions of Congress; and that the several appeals, when lodged with the secretary,...
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Judges of the United States

Judicial Conference of the United States. Bicentennial Committee - Government publications - 1978 - 550 pages
...Resolution of January 30, 1777 resolved "That a standing committee, to consist of five members, be appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought against sentences passed on libels in courts of admiralty in the Respective States." Sixty-four cases are listed as having been handled by...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - Political Science - 2003 - 834 pages
...congress to enlarge the powers of general Washington; ... He was a member of the standing committee appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought...sentences passed on libels, in the courts of admiralty in their respective states. He was also attached to the first board of war. In fact, no member was more...
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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1889
...Congress contains this entry : " Resolved, That a standing committee, to consist of five members, be appointed to hear and determine upon appeals brought...the Courts of Admiralty in the respective States, agreeable to the resolutions of Congress ; and that the several appeals, when lodged with the secretary,...
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