William Floyd of New York was a signatory on the Declaration of Independence. He was a major general in the militia. Floyd attended the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and 1779 to 1781, while there, his farm was destroyed by the British. He attended the Confederation Congress from 1781 to 1783 and the House from 1789 to 1791. In 1803, he served a single term as a Senator before returning to what he loved best: farming.
First Federal Congress 1781-1789
The Continental Congress met between 1774-1785. This was followed by the Confederation Congress, under the Articles of Confederation which existed between 1785-1789. The First United States Congress, also known as the First Federal Congress, consisted of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, which met between, March 4, 1789 and March 4, 1791.
The biographical History Mugs were created to teach and inspire individuals to learn about our diverse and interesting history. The biographies were researched and written by history enthusiast, Robert Compton. He colorized most of the historic photos and images used on the mugs, which were originally black and white or sepia-tone. The images and biographies are imprinted on mugs at his studio in rural Vermont.
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