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Alsop, John (1724-1794) re: personal matters

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02471.01 Author/Creator: Alsop, John (1724-1794) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1764/07/12 Pagination: 1 p. + addr.

Summary of Content: [Continental Congress members]

Background Information: Alsop, John, (1724-1794), Delegate from New York; engaged in mercantile pursuits and importing; represented New York City in the colonial legislature; one of the incorporators of the New York Hospital, ...serving as its governor 1770-1784; Member of the Continental Congress 1774-1776; member of a committee of one hundred appointed in 1775 by the citizens of the city to take charge of the government until a convention could be assembled. (excerpted from bioguide.congress.gov)See More

People: Alsop, John, 1724-1794

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Continental CongressCongressAmerican Statesmen

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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