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Description: CHARLES THOMSON
(1729-1824) Irish born American patriot, unanimously elected first Secretary of the Continental Congress in 1774 and held the post until 1789, chosen to notify Washington of his election to the Presidency. L.S. 1p. legal folio, "Office of Secretary of Congress" [New York], Dec. 3, 1785 to the Governor of Georgia transmitting "... a list [not present] of the States represented, and of the members, who appeared in Congress from the meeting thereof on the first Monday in November, to the end of the Month. The Journals of Congress for that time do not fill more than half a sheet, which is the reason why they were not printed and transmitted herewith..." Evenly toned, usual folds, else very good.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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