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Clinton, George (1739–1812)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Clinton, George (1739–1812)

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He controlled the popular anti-British faction in New York City from 1768. After attending the second *Continental Congress (1775–76) he helped draft the state’s constitution and served as governor for 15 years. An opponent of ...

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