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Morris, Robert Hunter (c. 1714–1764), jurist and colonial governor, was born at Morrisania Manor, Westchester county, New York, to Lewis Morris (1671–1746), politician, and Isabella Graham (1673–1752). He obtained a classical education at home from tutors. In 1735 and 1736 he lived in ...

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St George Tucker (1752–1827) by Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 1807–8 in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art

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Tucker, St George (1752–1827), jurist and poet in the United States of America, was born on 29 June 1752 at Port Royal, Bermuda, the son of Henry Tucker, merchant, and Anne Butterfield. After receiving some education at home, he emigrated to Virginia in 1771 and enrolled as a student at the ...