Richard Stockton, Jr was the son of Richard Stockton ( 1730-1781) Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Richard Stockton, Jr followed in the footsteps of his Father and Uncle Elisha Boudinot. He was an outstanding lawyer. Other accomplishments included an appointment to an unexpired term in the US Senate which he served in Philadelphia until March 1799. He was a Congressman from 1813-1815, served on the Boards of the College of New Jersey and the Presbyterian Church and contributed a large portion of land to the Princeton Theological Seminary. An inscription on the back of the painting reads “Richard Stockton 1764-1828 Painted by Charles Lawrence”
Condition: This oil on canvas was carefully conserved to its present condition.
Dimensions: 34” x 41 ½“ (frame)