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#119: Richard Stockton (NJ) - A Prisoner of War Who Resisted Loyalist Rumors

April 10, 2023 Sherman Tylawsky
#119: Richard Stockton (NJ) - A Prisoner of War Who Resisted Loyalist Rumors
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Friends & Fellow Citizens
#119: Richard Stockton (NJ) - A Prisoner of War Who Resisted Loyalist Rumors
Apr 10, 2023
Sherman Tylawsky

Richard Stockton was one of the most prominent jurists and politicians before the American Revolution. But the growing conflict would not only take away his beloved estate, but also his health. Learn how Stockton's treatment as a prisoner of war and false rumors by Loyalists shaped the rough times many Signers faced soon after the Declaration of Independence was signed.

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Richard Stockton was one of the most prominent jurists and politicians before the American Revolution. But the growing conflict would not only take away his beloved estate, but also his health. Learn how Stockton's treatment as a prisoner of war and false rumors by Loyalists shaped the rough times many Signers faced soon after the Declaration of Independence was signed.

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Visit georgewashingtoninstitute.org for the one-stop shop of all things Friends & Fellow Citizens and George Washington Institute!
JOIN as a Patreon supporter and receive a FREE Friends & Fellow Citizens mug at the $25 membership level!
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NOTE: All views expressed by the host are presented in his personal capacity and do not officially represent the views of any affiliated organizations. All views by guests are solely those of the interviewees and may or may not reflect the views of the host or Friends & Fellow Citizens.