The Papers of General Nathanael Greene


Samuel Huntington (1731-1796)
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Samuel Huntington, lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence, represented Connecticut in the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1784. In September 1779, he was elected president of Congress, an office he held until July 1781. (DAB)
Excerpted from PGNG 5: 57n.