LANGWORTHY, Edward, a Delegate from Georgia; born in Savannah, Ga., in 1738; attended a
school kept in connection with the Bethesda Orphan House, of which he was an
inmate, and later became an instructor in the institution; assisted in
organizing the Georgia Council of Safety and became secretary of the council
December 11, 1775; Member of the Continental Congress 1777-1779; signer of the
Articles of Confederation; moved to Baltimore, Md., in 1785; engaged in
newspaper work until 1787; teacher of the classics in Baltimore Academy
1787-1791; moved to Elkton, Md., about 1791, where he was engaged in writing a
history of Georgia; returned to Baltimore in 1795; clerk of customs from that
time until his death in Baltimore, Md., November 2, 1802.
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