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Charles De Witt

Charles De Witt, American Continental congressman. member colonial assembly, 1768-1776; member Provisional Congress which approved Declaration of Independence, 1775-1777, mem; member Continental Congress from New York, 1784; member of New York State Assembly, 1781, 85-86; member com.

Background

  • Witt, Charles De was born in 1727 in Kingston, New York, United States.

  • Career

    • Delegate to provisional convention, 1775. Editor Ulster Sentinel, several years.

    Membership

    Member colonial assembly, 1768-1776. Member Provisional Congress which approved Declaration of Independence, 1775-1777, mem. Member Continental Congress from New York, 1784.

    Member of New York State Assembly, 1781, 85-86. Member com.
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    Died August 27, 1787
    (aged 60)
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