Annis Boudinot Stockton was the wife of Richard Stockton, signer of the Declaration and later president of Princeton College, and she was the sister of Elias Boudinot, active participant in the Revolutionary War, who served in the Continental Congress. Annis’ home in Princeton, New Jersey was a center for political discussion, as well as a gathering place for artists. Annis set an example of an educated woman of her time, distinguishing herself as one of the first published American women poets. Her poems about George Washington were very popular with the General and with the General’s adoring public.
Invite Annis Boudinot Stockton to artistic gatherings where her charm and intelligence will inspire your guests. Consider Annis Boudinot Stockton for events that focus on children, poetry, education and women’s issues:
• Educational Programs Program with Press Conference for schools, museums, libraries and historical sites
• Parties: Mix & Mingle
• Plays: In Praise of Washington, 20-minute play plus Q & A, with Stockton and Elias Boudinot, and Ladies of the Palace, 20-minute play plus Q & A, with Stockton, Julia Stockton, and Hannah Boudinot
• Pair with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, poets