Archibald Stuart was born near Staunton, Virginia in 1757. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He fought at Guilford Court House and in the Yorktown Campaign during the American Revolution. He studied law under Thomas Jefferson. he served in the Virginia House of Delegates. He was aligned with James Madison and favored the ratification of the U. S. Constitution. He also served in the Virginia Senate and was a judge of the Virginia General Court.
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