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date: 22 October 2019

Faneuil, Peterlocked

(1700–1743)
  • William Pencak

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Faneuil, Peter (1700–1743), merchant and philanthropist in America, was born in New Rochelle, New York, on 20 June 1700, the son of Benjamin Faneuil (d. 1719), merchant, and Anne Bureau. A Huguenot expelled in 1685 from France after the revocation of the edict of Nantes, ...

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