Avery, John (1739-1806) [Continental Congress appointments for Massachusetts]
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Document attested to by Massachusetts Secretary of State Avery. Announces the men chosen as delegates to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts for the following year. Lists John Hancock, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Robert Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry, Francis Dana, and James Lovell (the first five on this list signed the Declaration of Independence).
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