Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2019 Edition.
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(5 December 1735 – 22 May 1819) Physician, scientist and legislator. A qualified doctor, he also worked on a number of scientific questions and collaborated with Benjamin Franklin to study electricity. During the Revolutionary War he was Surgeon General of North Carolina and a field surgeon in the Continental Army. Afterwards he was elected to the North Carolina legislature and then the Confederation Congress. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and subsequently a member of the US House of Representatives.
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