His Excellency S. Huntingdon President of Congress.
Stipple. Sheet size: 115 x 75mm (4½ x 3"). Trimmed to image on 3 sides.
A portrait of Samuel Huntington (1731 - 1796), head and shoulders in profile to the left; within an oval. Huntingdon was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He also served as President of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1781, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court from 1784 to 1785, and was the 18th Governor of Connecticut from 1786 until his death.
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