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    Continental Congress Autograph Collection consisting of twelve great letters and documents. Included are: John Gardner (1760 DS); Cyrus Griffin- the tenth and last President of the United States in Congress assembled under the Articles of Confederation (Signature clip); Tench Coxe (ALS); Stephen Crane- was replaced as a delegate in June 1776 because he opposed separation from Great Britain (1767 DS); Egbert Benson- also served in the first two congresses representing New York (1790 ALS); Theodore Sedgewick- the fifth U.S. House Speaker (content 1800 ALS, mentions Jefferson); Jeremiah Chase (Signature on portion of document mentioning Daniel Carroll); Simon Boerum- rare signature, he died in 1775 (Signature clip); William Bingham (1794 ALS); and Thomas Smith (1797 ADS). Generally fine condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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