Richard Hutson

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Richard Hutson (July 9, 1748 – April 12, 1795) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from the state of South Carolina. A lawyer and member of the Continental Congress in 1778 and 1779, Bartlett was a signer of the Articles of Confederation. Hutson was captured at the siege of Charleston and held prisoner by the British from 1780-1781; after his release, he served as Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina from 1782-1783, and was a member of the 1788 state constitutional convention which adopted the United States Constitution. [1]