John Dickinson cannot be understood by focusing narrowly on his actions at the time of independence. Neither can his thought be deduced from the few of his writings that have been reprinted in modern editions. But this fascinating, complex, and unique figure left an extensive written record.
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Calvert, Jane E., "Myth-Making and Myth-Breaking in the Historiography on John Dickinson" (2014). History Faculty Publications. 3.