4108 HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES
which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of
this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the Protection of Divine
Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.
New Hampshire-Josiah Bartlett, Wm. Whipple, Matthew
Massachusetts Bay-John Hancock, Sarni. Adams, John Adams,
Robt. Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry.
Connecticut-Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, Wm. Williams, Oliver Wolcott.