Francis Lewis, one of the New York signers of the Declaration of independence
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Francis Lewis, one of the New York signers of the Declaration of independence historical sketch by Charles Culp Burlingham

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Lewis, Francis, 1713-1803.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles C. Burlingham.
LC ClassificationsE302.6.L6 B9
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6694742M
LC Control Number26020231

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Francis Lewis, one of the 56 signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, was a businessman and politician who represented New York in the Continental Congress. Orphaned at a young age, he was raised by a maiden aunt who made sure that he acquired quality education. He grew up to be a mature young man and entered mercantile ://   New Yorks Signers of the Declaration of Independence June 27th, kope. Signers of the Declaration of Independence National Archives Francis Lewis (Ma – Decem ) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New York. Francis Lewis was a native of Landaff, in South Wales, where he was born in the year His father was a clergyman, belonging to the established ://   Source: Rev. Charles A. Goodrich Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence. New York: William Reed & Co., Pages (Some minor spelling changes may have been made.) See also: The biography of Elizabeth Annesley Lewis, Francis Lewis'

2 days ago  Information obtained from: American Council of Learned Societies. American National York: Oxford University Press, Who Was   New York City was home to three signers of the Declaration of Independence, but not a single abode of theirs remains. "It's kind of a curious thing," said Joseph D'Agnese, co-author of the   Francis Lewis of New York lost his wife to the hardship of British imprisonment and a daughter married a British naval officer. Lewis Morris had a brother who was a brigadier in the British ://   In Queens, New York, Francis Lewis High School and P.S. 79 "The Francis Lewis School" are named after Lewis. The Francis Lewis Boulevard, which locals sometimes refer to as "Franny Lew" or "Franny Lewie," stretches almost the entire north/south length of the borough. Francis Lewis Park is located under the Queens approach of the Bronx

  Lewis Morris was born in New York in He inherited great wealth, most of which was lost during the war. He graduated at Yale College in , and returned to the farm of his father, in Lower West Chester, near 4. Francis Lewis. Francis Lewis was born in Britain, went to America to found successful businesses around Philadelphia and New York, and became a military contractor. When the Seven Years War was started by George Washington, Lewis volunteered to join the army as an aide to General Hugh Mercer. Despite the relatively safe position he was taken   "Fantastic! One of the greatest literary stories ever told of the Declaration of Independence and the men who risked their lives to make it happen!" "A must read for all. Interesting facts about American independence, complete with historical photos and an index for research!" "This book should be in every library in the country!" › Books › Biographies & Memoirs › Leaders & Notable People. The papers contain correspondence between Francis Lewis and George Clinton written between November 20 and Decem The papers include a letter from Francis Lewis to George Clinton, enclosing a spy's report to Lord Stirling on the strength of British troops around New York and advising him of Congress's plans if the British sail for South Carolina; and a draft of George Clinton's ?memIndex=L