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4. Franklin, who never acted under this commission. Arthur Lee became commissioner to Spain. The resolutions on foreign affairs of 30 Dec. that follow originated in { 68 } the committee of the whole. The dashes, used for security, can be filled in with “France” or “French” except where otherwise noted (same, 7:8, 10; 8:521–523 note; 6:1054–1058).
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