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Morice, Humphry (bap. 1679, d. 1731), slave trader and fraudster  

Matthew David Mitchell

Morice, Humphry (bap. 1679, d. 1731), slave trader and fraudster, was baptized at All Saints’, Stamford, Lincolnshire, in June 1679, the son of Humphry Morice (c. 1638–1696) [see under Morice, Sir William], a London merchant, and Alice, daughter of ...

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Perreau, Robert (c. 1734–1776), apothecary and forger  

Donna T. Andrew

Perreau, Robert (c. 1734–1776), apothecary and forger, was born in St Kitts, West Indies. His father, Daniel, was born in Greenwich, the son of a Huguenot émigré from France who had been a large landowner and principal magistrate in La Rochelle before he left at the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685. ...