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Burritt, Elihulocked

(1810–1879)
  • Peter T. Marsh

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Burritt, Elihu (1810–1879), peace campaigner and American consul, was born in New Britain, Connecticut, on 8 December 1810, the son of Elihu Burritt (d. 1827), a farmer and cobbler, and his wife, Elizabeth Hinsdale, a Calvinist. While earning his living as a blacksmith, ...

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