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...Sheridan, Thomas Thomas Sheridan was born in St John’s, near Trim, Co. Meath in 1646 and died on 17 March 1712 in Saint Germain-en-Laye, France. He was the son of a Protestant clergyman, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he...
...Furneaux, Philip Philip Furneaux was born at Totnes, Devon in December 1726 and died on 27 November 1783. He was educated at the local grammar school (along with Benjamin Kennicott), and subsequently at David Jennings’ academy at Wellclose...

Randolph, John (1773–1833)

Adam L. Tate

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

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...Randolph, Thomas Mann, Jr. Randolph, Martha Jefferson Jefferson, Martha Wayles Skelton John Randolph was born in Virginia at his family's home at Cawsons. His father died when he was young, and his mother remarried to St George Tucker...
...Negley, Glenn Robert Glenn Robert Negley was born on 5 November 1907 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Butler University in Indiana, earning both a BA and MA in philosophy, studying with Elijah Jordan Jordan, David Starr . In 1934 he...
...Forset, Edward Parsons, Robert Edward Forset was born in London died there late in 1629 or early in 1630. The son of a London lawyer, he was educated at Christ’s College and then Trinity College, Cambridge. Forset took the BA degree...
...Lawson, George George Lawson was born in Yorkshire, probably in the tiny village of Langliffe in May 1598. He died in July 1678 and is buried in More church. In 1615 he entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge as a sizar, suggesting that his...

Morris, Robert (1734–1806)

Marko Junkkarinen

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...Robert Morris's contributions to the intellectual culture of the Enlightenment are not as well known as his reputation as the “Financier of the American Revolution.” Practical by nature, Morris was a cosmopolitan with a mind filled...

Quincy, Josiah, Jr. (1744–75)

Neil Longley York

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...Quincy, Josiah, Jr. Josiah Quincy, Jr., of Massachusetts would be known posthumously as “the patriot” to distinguish him from his father and son of the same name. His merchant father became a presence in Boston as well as in Braintree...

Brackenridge, Hugh Henry (1748–1816)

Jeffrey A. Davis

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...As an Brackenridge, Hugh Henry educator, author, jurist, and politician, Hugh Henry Brackenridge attempted through his sometimes satirical writings to educate and influence the public about America's virtues, while at the same time warning...
...Carpenter, Edward Edward Carpenter was born in Brighton on 29 August 1844 and died in Guildford on 29 June 1929. Educated in Brighton and then at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he became a Clerical Fellow of that college and was ordained in 1870....