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    Declaration Signer Samuel Huntington Document Signed "Sam. Huntington President". One page, 10.75" x 6.75", vellum, partly printed, The United States of America in Congress Assembled document signed by Huntington as president, Philadelphia, January 7, 1780. A commission appointing Joseph Swearingen "...Captain Lieutenant in the Eighth Virginia Regiment in the Army of the United States..." Huntington signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Connecticut, a state he would later govern; here he signs as President of the Continental Congress. This beautiful document is in fine condition; folds as expected, the seal is complete and intact. Originally from the collection of Oliver R. Barrett. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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