"In Connecticut the Committee of Safety took the form of an advisory council to assist the Governor in military matters. This colony alone of the thirteen was able to pass the crisis of the Revolution without any alteration in government, and the rebel Governor, Jonathan Trumbull, remained throughout the war its executive head."
2. The Provincial Committees of Safety of the American Revolution, Agnes Hunt, PH. D., Press of Winn & Judson, 1904, page 53, Digitized by Google, Google books, <https://books.google.com>.