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    [Robert Morris]. Civil List of Congress. Two pages, 8.25" x 13.25", Philadelphia, 1782, containing a list of names of civilians in the employ of the Continental Congress during the last years of the Revolutionary War (the document notes the years 1780 through 1782). Included on the list are financier Robert Morris as superintendent of finance, Charles Thomson as secretary of the Continental Congress, Declaration signer William Paca as judge of appeals, and several "Commissioners for Peace" including Dr. [Benjamin] Franklin as minister to France, John Jay as minister to Spain, and John Adams as minister to the Netherlands. Folds are weakened and separating in places, with some loss of paper at the intersections. Some ink bleed-through is evident. Scattered spots of light foxing.

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