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Revolutionary War Figure John Hancock

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Perhaps the best-known signatory of the Declaration of Independence by virtue of the size of his signature, John Hancock (January 23, 1737 - October 8m 1793) was president of the Second Continental Congress. He was the first and then the third governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. So grand was his sign
  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Brief official biography of John Hancock, Continental Congress delegate from Massachusetts.

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    Provides an account of the life and patriotism of John Hancock, flamboyant signer of the Declaration of Independence, including the detention of his sloop, Liberty, by British customs agents, and his relationships with John Adams, who defended him in that case, as well as Sam Adams.

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    Browse over information about the life of John Hancock as the 1776 president of the Continental Congress and as the 7th president of the united states.

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    This article, which seeks to set the record straight about what, if anything, Hancock said when he signed his name so boldly at the bottom of the Declaration of Independence, goes on to describe much about the man which is not in any one place.

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