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Archibald Stuart was born near Staunton, Va. in 1757. Educated at the College of William and Mary and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Fought at Guilford Court House and in the Yorktown Campaign. Studied law under Thomas Jefferson. Served in Virginia House of Delegates. Aligned with Madison and favored the ratification of the U. S. Constitution. Served in the Virginia Senate and was judge of the Virginia General Court. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .