John Dickinson (November 13 [Julian calendar November 2] 1732 – February 14, 1808), a Founding Father of the United States, was an attorney and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Dickinson
John Dickinson, (born November 8, 1732, Talbot county, Maryland [U.S.]—died February 14, 1808, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.), American statesman often referred to as the “penman of the Revolution.” Born in Maryland, Dickinson moved with his family to Dover, Delaware, in 1740.
John Dickinson was a Founding Father of the United States of America who was known as the "Penman of the Revolution." He won fame in 1767 as the author of "Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania,...
John Dickinson (November 13 [Julian calendar November 2] 1732 – February 14, 1808), a Founding Father of the United States, was an attorney and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware.
You can learn more about John Dickinson, his influence and work, as well as his family and all the people, both enslaved and free, who worked for him, at the John Dickinson Plantation, one of the six sites that makes up First State National Historical Park. Please visit the John Dickinson Plantation website for more information.
John Dickinson’s accomplishments over his lifetime were many. His nickname “Penman of the American Revolution” was well earned by the fact that most of the major petitions and State papers, before the Revolution, were authored by Dickinson. His influence was felt by Delawareans as well as those across the new nation even before he died in ...
November 1732–February 14, 1808 John Dickinson was a Founding Father, known as the "Penman of the Revolution" for his Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania. Although he refused to sign the Declaration of Independence, his name was signed to the United States Constitution.
John Dickinson. John Dickinson (1732-1808), American lawyer, pamphleteer, and politician, helped guide public opinion during the clash between colonial and British interests prior to the American Revolution. Although he had opposed American independence, he worked to strengthen the new nation.