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MATTHEW THORNTON


Picture of Matthew Thornton

1714-1803

Signer of the Declaration of Independence (New Hampshire)

Biographical Data
Religious Views
Quotations
References, Links, & Further Reading



Education:

Occupation: doctor

Political Affiliation:


Religious Affiliation: Protestant (Presbyterian?)

Summary of Religious Views:

Thornton wrote Paradise Lost; or the Origin of Evil, called Sin (not published in his lifetime) while in his 80s.

Views on Religion & Politics:


Quotations:



References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


Books

Charles Thornton Adams, Matthew Thornton of New Hampshire: A Patriot of the American Revolution, Dando, 1903

Articles

Links

THORNTON, Matthew, 1714-1803 (Biographical Directory of the US Congress)
Framers of Freedom: Matthew Thornton (SeacoastNH.com)
Matthew Thornton (ushistory.org: Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
Matthew Thornton (Colonial Hall)
Matthew Thornton (Signers of the Declaration of Independence -- National Park Service)



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