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Dickinson, Johnlocked

(1732–1808)
  • Benjamin H. Newcomb

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Dickinson, John (1732–1808), revolutionary politician and writer in America, was born on 2 November 1732 at Croisadore plantation, Talbot county, Maryland, the first of two children of Samuel Dickinson (1690–1760), planter and judge, and his second wife, Mary Cadwalader (1700–1776), daughter of John Cadwalader...

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