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Title Francis Dana document set
Date 1806 March 10 [letter]
Description 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter
People Dana, Francis, 1743-1811
Search Terms Articles of Confederation
Annapolis Convention
Scope & Content Francis Dana document set. 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter.

A.L.S., 1806 March 10, Cambridge [Massachusetts?] to "your Excellency." Letter of resignation?

No engraving in this document set.

Francis Dana (1743-1811): Born 13 June 1743 in Charlestown, Massachusetts; died 25 April 1811 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; buried in Old Burying Ground, Cambridge. Signer of the Articles of Confederation, 1778; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1780-83; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1785-1806; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1791-1806.

Admin/Biographical History John S. H. Fogg, compiler of this collection, born in Eliot, Maine. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1846, earned a degree in medicine from Harvard College in 1850 and established his practice in South Boston, Massachusetts. While a student at Bowdoin, Dr. Fogg developed a lifelong interest in collecting autograph letters and documents, particularly those relating to the history of the United States. Paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair in 1873, Fogg gave undivided attention to building his magnificent collection. Beginning in 1875, he had completed the task by 1881.