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1776

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JOHN HANCOCK —   AS PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS  —  IN PHILADELPHIA — IN 1776!        SEEKING INFORMATION ABOUT THE STATE OF AFFAIRS IN BOSTON AFTER THE BRITISH EVACUATION & INQUIRES ABOUT THE FLEDGLING AMERICAN NAVY  WHILE SENDING ALONG PRIVATEEERS COMMISSIONS

HANCOCK, JOHN.  (1737-1793)   President of the Continental Congress and of the Congress of the Confederation; first Governor of Massachusetts; first signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Historic, apparently unpublished, Autograph Letter Signed, “John Hancock” [with paraph], as President of the Continental Congress.  One full page, quarto. Philadelphia, April 12, 1776. 

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