Signatories

—The Articles of Confederation—


In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands in Congress. Done at Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania the ninth day of July in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-Eight, and in the Third Year of the independence of America.

On the part and behalf of the State of New Hampshire:

Josiah Bartlett, John Wentworth Junr. August 8th 1778

On the part and behalf of The State of Massachusetts Bay:

John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Elbridge Gerry, Francis Dana, James Lovell, Samuel Holten

On the part and behalf of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations:

William Ellery, Henry Marchant, John Collins

On the part and behalf of the State of Connecticut:

Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, Oliver Wolcott, Titus Hosmer, Andrew Adams

On the Part and Behalf of the State of New York:

James Duane, Francis Lewis, Wm Duer, Gouv Morris

On the Part and in Behalf of the State of New Jersey, November 26, 1778.

Jno Witherspoon, Nath. Scudder

On the part and behalf of the State of Pennsylvania:

Robt Morris, Daniel Roberdeau, John Bayard Smith, William Clingan, Joseph Reed 22 July, 1778

On the part and behalf of the State of Delaware:

Tho Mckean February 12, 1779; John Dickinson May 5, 1779; Nicholas Van Dyke

On the part and behalf of the State of Maryland:

John Hanson March 1, 1781; Daniel Carroll

On the Part and Behalf of the State of Virginia:

Richard Henry Lee, John Banister, Thomas Adams, Jno Harvie, Francis Lightfoot Lee

On the part and Behalf of the State of No Carolina:

John Penn July 21st 1778, Corns Harnett, Jno Williams

On the part and behalf of the State of South Carolina:

Henry Laurens, William Henry Drayton, Jno Mathews, Richd Hutson, Thos Heyward Junr

On the part and behalf of the State of Georgia:

Jno Walton 24 July, 1778; Edwd Telfair, Edwd Langworthy