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date: 15 October 2019

Bates, Joshualocked

(1788–1864)
  • John Orbell

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Bates, Joshua (1788–1864), merchant and banker, was born on 10 October 1788 at Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States, the youngest of three children and only son of Colonel Joshua Bates (d. 1804), a leading local businessman, and his wife, Tirzah, née Pratt. He was educated at public schools and by the ...

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, 21 vols. (1928–37), repr. in 11 vols. (1964); 10 suppls. (1944–96)