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  Long, Pierce
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NamePierce Long
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire , United States
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Born 00, 1739
DiedApril 13, 1789 (50 years)
ContributorRalphie
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Nov 13, 2017 07:24am
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InfoLONG, Pierse, a Delegate from New Hampshire; born in Portsmouth, N.H., in 1739; completed preparatory studies; engaged in the shipping business; delegate to the Provincial Congress of New Hampshire in 1775; served in the Revolutionary War as colonel of the First New Hampshire Regiment; brevetted a brigadier general; Member of the Continental Congress 1785-1786; State councilor 1786-1789; delegate to the State constitutional convention which ratified the Federal Constitution June 21, 1788; appointed by President Washington customs collector for the port of Portsmouth, N.H., in January 1789, but owing to ill health was unable to assume the duties of the office; died in Portsmouth, N.H., on April 13, 1789; interment in the Proprietors’ Burying Ground.

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