Stone, Thomas

Stone, Thomas, 1743–87, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Charles co., Md. A lawyer, he was (1775–78) a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he served on the committee that framed the Articles of Confederation. Later, he again served briefly in Congress.

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