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The Religious Affiliation of
a Signer of the Articles of Confederation
Samuel Holten is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He was one of the signers of the Articles of Confederation (which were drafted in 1777 and ratified in 1781). Along with the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, the Articles of Confederation is considered one of the three principal foundational documents of the United States of America.
Samuel Holten was a delegate from Massachusetts.
Samuel Holten was a Protestant Christian (as were 98% of the signers of the Articles of Confederation). Additional research is needed about his religious life, as we have not yet identified his denominational affiliation or gathered information about the nature and extent of his religiosity.
Religion of Founding Fathers webpage created 22 November 2005. Last modified 22 November 2005.
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