\ˈɛləɹi], \ˈɛləɹi], \ˈɛ_l_ə_ɹ_i]\
Definitions of ELLERY, WILLIAM
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(1727-1820) Born in Rhode Island, was chosen a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1776, and served on the board of admiralty, and the treasury and marine committees. He was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and continued, except in 1780 and 1782, a member of the Congress till 1786.
By John Franklin Jameson
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