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date: 01 April 2020

Morris, Robertlocked

(1735–1806)
  • Benjamin H. Newcomb

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Morris, Robert (1735–1806), financier and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 20 January 1735 in Liverpool to Robert Morris (1711–1750) and Elizabeth Murphet. Nothing further is known of his mother, and Morris was probably raised by his grandmother. Before 1740 his father left nail-making in ...

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