Peyton Randolph

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Harrison W. Mark
by John Wollaston the Younger
published on 07 December 2023
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Peyton Randolph (1721-1775), a prominent politician from colonial Virginia, who served as president of the First Continental Congress (1774). Although Randolph died before the American Declaration of Independence, he is sometimes counted amongst the Founding Fathers of the United States. Oil on canvas portrait by John Wollaston the Younger, c. early 1770s.

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, Richmond.

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