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Members of Continental Congress, incl. Congress of 1774 [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02471 Author/Creator: Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1757-1809 Pagination:

Summary of Content: [decimalized 02471.01-02471.45]

People:

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: CongressContinental CongressRevolutionary WarGovernment and Civics

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