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2. Hendrik Fagel (1706–1790), griffier (secretary, “graphiary”) of the States General from 1744 until his death (Nieuw Ned. Biog. Woordenboek, 3:390–391). A strong supporter of the House of Orange and of what JA called the “Anglomane” party, Fagel nevertheless signed, as he was obliged to by his office, the States General's resolution recognizing the United States.
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