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George Read, the Only Signer Who Voted Against the Declaration of Independence, But Still Signed It

    Born on September 18, 1733, on a family estate at North East, Cecil County,Maryland, George Read was the eldest son of Colonel John Read of Maryland and Delaware. His father, the Colonel, was born in Dublin, Ireland, on … Continue reading

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