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Henry Middleton

Henry Middleton was the second President of the Continental Congress, and thus the leader of what was to become the United States, from October 22, 1774 until Peyton Randolph was able to resume his duties briefly beginning on May 10, 1775.

He was preceded in office by Peyton Randolph and succeeded first by Peyton Randolph for a few days, then by John Hancock.

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