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People/Characters: Ralph Izard

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The Diary of William Maclay and Other Notes on Senate Debates (Volume 9) by United States Congress
John Adams by David McCullough
When London Was Capital of America by Julie Flavell

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Ralph Izard (January 23, 1741 / 1742 – May 30, 1804) was a U.S. politician. He resided in London in 1771 and moved to Paris, France, in 1776. He was appointed commissioner to the Court of Tuscany by the Continental Congress in 1776, but was recalled in 1779. He returned to America in 1780 and pledged his large estate in South Carolina for the payment of war ships to be used in the American Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Continental Congress in 1782 and 1783. In 1788, he was elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1789, to March 4, 1795, serving as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Third Congress.

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