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date: 17 February 2020

Rodney, Caesarlocked

(1728–1784)
  • John A. Munroe

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Rodney, Caesar (1728–1784), revolutionary politician and army officer in America, was born on 7 October 1728 on a farm near Dover, in Kent county, Delaware. He was the eldest of eight children of Caesar Rodeney (1707–1745), a well-to-do planter, and his wife, Elizabeth (1709–1763)...

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Library of Congress, manuscript division, Washington, DC
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