Second Continental Congress

 

Continental Congress voting independence

Documents of the Second Continental Congress

Members of the Second Continental Congress:

Con­necti­cut
Samuel Hunt­ing­ton
Roger Sher­man
William Williams
Oliver Wol­cott
From Mary­land
Charles Car­roll
Samuel Chase
Thomas Stone
William Paca 

Delaware
George Read
Cae­sar Rod­ney
Thomas McKean 

Geor­gia
But­ton Gwin­nett
Lyman Hall
George Walton 

Mass­a­chu­setts Bay
John Adams
Samuel Adams
John Han­cock
Robert Treat Paine
Elbridge Gerry 

New Hamp­shire
Josiah Bartlett
William Whip­ple
Matthew Thornton

 New Jer­sey

Abra­ham Clark
John Hart
Fran­cis Hop­kin­son
Richard Stock­ton
John Witherspoon

New York
Lewis Mor­ris
Philip Liv­ingston
Fran­cis Lewis
William Floyd 

North Car­olina
William Hooper
John Penn
Joseph Hewes

Penn­syl­va­nia
George Cly­mer
Ben­jamin Franklin
Robert Mor­ris
John Mor­ton
Ben­jamin Rush
George Ross
James Smith
James Wil­son
George Taylor 

Rhode Island 
Stephen Hop­kins
William Ellery 

South Car­olina
Edward Rut­ledge
Arthur Mid­dle­ton
Thomas Lynch, Jr.
Thomas Hey­ward, Jr. 

Vir­ginia
Richard Henry Lee
Fran­cis Light­foot Lee
Carter Brax­ton
Ben­jamin Har­ri­son
Thomas Jef­fer­son
George Wythe
Thomas Nel­son, Jr.

Documents: Scroll to the right of the Continental Congress tab to see the documents that are available on this site.

Broadside issued by the Continental Congress that references a letter from General Benjamin Lincoln

Continental Congress John Hancock General Benjamin Lincoln

 

Correspondence from Joseph Belton, inventor, to the Continental Congress regarding his flintlock gun which purportedly fired multiple rounds.

Letter to the Continental Congress from Joseph Belton

Correspondence from Joseph Belton to Continental Congress