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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
The Papers of General Nathanael Greene,
ed. Dennis Conrad et al.
(Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 1999). Full texts of documents calendared in
The Papers of General Nathanael Greene
(Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1994), Vol. 7, pp. 152-289. On the Web at http://mep.blackmesatech.com/mep/ [Accessed 7 January 2018]