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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-08-02-0151
1. On 18 Oct., Gouverneur Morris nominated JA ; Henry Laurens and Woodbury Langdon were also nominated. At the same time a three-man committee was chosen to draw up instructions. On the 21st, the congress chose Laurens to negotiate a Dutch loan ( JCC , 15:1186, 1198).