Robert Treat Paine


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Noun1.Robert Treat Paine - American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1731-1814)Robert Treat Paine - American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1731-1814)
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Jones, a neutralist at best, and the Pemberton brothers, suspected Loyalists, convinced Backus not to approach Congress directly but rather to seek a private meeting with the Massachusetts delegation to Congress, which consisted of John Adams, Samuel Adams, Robert Treat Paine, and Thomas Cushing.
Unfortunately, Paine did not arrive in Philadelphia until a month after Congress adjourned; the toaster she quotes was actually Robert Treat Paine, one of the four Massachusetts delegates and a prominent member of his colony's bar.
His political sermons resonated with New Englanders, from the mob in the street to middle class readers and such rising secular Whig leaders as John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, Paul Revere, James Otis, Samuel Otis, and Samuel Quincy.