Member Spotlight Found in Continental Congress - Papers The National Archives Continental Congress - Papers Location: Continental Congress - PapersMisc Ltrs to Congress 1775-89U-Z (Vol 24)Page 563
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Patience Lovell Wright

One of the signers of this letter from London (dated 1785) may be the American sculptor and Patriot spy Patience Wright, who created wax figures of famous people, gaining information from them and sending it home, likely inside her models. Died 1786.

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