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    Continental Congress Autograph Collection consisting of ten excellent letters and documents. The Continental Congress was formed in 1774 as a coordinated response by several American colonies to the Intolerable Acts and quickly became the governing body of the military alliance as the dispute with Britain escalated into the American Revolutionary War. After the war, it existed as the governing body of the United States until the government of the Constitution became operative in 1789. Included in this fine grouping of early American statesmen are: John Lansing Jr. (ADS); Thomas T. Tucker (1805 ALS); Henry Wynkoop (1800 ALS); John Houstoun (ADS); John Harvie (ANS re: Indians); James Kinsey (ALS); and Stephen Higginson (ALS). Overall about fine condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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