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date: 17 November 2019

Hewes, George Robert Twelveslocked

(1742–1840)
  • Alfred F. Young

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Hewes, George Robert Twelves (1742–1840), cordwainer and revolutionary activist in America, was born on 25 August 1742 at the sign of the Bull's Head and Horns, Water Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the sixth of nine children of George Hewes (1701–1749), tallow chandler and erstwhile tanner, and his wife, ...

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