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...Birch, Thomas Thomas Birch was born in London on 23 November 1705, and died at Hampstead on 9 January 1766, after falling from his horse. Despite a Quaker upbringing, he soon discovered the advantages of political and ecclesiastical...
...Doig, David David Doig was born at Monifieth, Forfarshire (Scotland) and died at Stirling on 16 March 1800. Because of his doubts about some of the theological doctrines expounded in the Westminster Confession, he left off his divinity...
...Morell, Thomas Thomas Morell was initially an Independent minister at St Neots, and then President of Wymondley College, which was subsequently called Coward College, an important educational institution for English dissidents. The Morells...
...Morell, John Reynell Morell, John Daniel John Reynell Morell studied at Homerton. His father was a Unitarian minister, and for some years resided on the Continent, without undertaking ministerial work. The Morells were French Huguenots who...

Ramsay, David (1749–1815)

Peter C. Messer

Mississippi State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...David Ramsay was a prominent South Carolina physician, planter, politician, and historian.Ramsay was born in Maryland and educated at Princeton where, under the influence of the Rev. John Witherspoon, he was introduced to the ideas...

Randolph, Edmund (1753–1813)

David Kiracofe

Tidewater Community College Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Born in Williamsburg, Virginia, Edmund Randolph was the son of John Randolph (1727–1784), the attorney general of the Colony of Virginia, and Ariana Jenings Randolph. Educated at the local Grammar School and the College of William and Mary,...

Waln, Robert, Jr. (1794–1825)

Joel S. Schwartz

City University of New York (emeritus) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Waln, Robert, Jr. Born in Philadelphia on October 20, 1794, Robert Waln, Jr., benefited from his family's wealth and privileged Waln, Robert, Sr. Hermit in America on a Visit to Philadelphia, The Satire And Other Poems Hermit in America...

Prescott, William Hickling (1796–1859)

Eileen Ka-May Cheng

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...Prescott, William Hickling History of the Conquest of Mexico Although best known as one of America's leading romantic historians, William Hickling Prescott was also an important figure in transmitting the influence of Enlightenment...
...Macaulay, Thomas Babington Thomas Babington Macaulay was born at Rotheby Temple, Leicestershire on 25 October 1800, the eldest son of Zachary Macaulay. He died of heart disease at home in London on 28 December 1859, and is buried...
...Morley, JohnBourne, Henry Fox Henry Fox Bourne was born in Jamaica on 24 December 1837 and died in Torquay on 2 February 1909. He was one of eight children of Stephen Bourne, a magistrate and anti-slavery campaigner. The family moved...