[Having Now Finished The Work Assigned Me, I Retire From The Great Theatre Of Action; And Bidding An Affectionate Farewell To This August Body Under Whose Orders I Have So Long Acted, I Here Offer My Commission, And Take My Leave Of All The Employments Of Public Life. (Address To Congress On Resigning Commission Dec 23, 1783)]

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