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Richard Stockton 1630-1707

from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stockton_(Continental_Congressman) Richard Stockton(1) (October 1, 1730 – February 28, 1781) was an American lawyer, jurist, legislator, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Early life A son of John Stockton, one of the founders of the College of New Jersey at Princeton … Continue reading

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John Hart, signer of the Declaration of Independence

There are many references already available regarding the signer. The short story is that he was elected to both the First and Second Continental Congress, a political leader in New Jersey for about 30 years, and a farmer at heart. … Continue reading

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