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Lewis Morris, Lord of Morrisania Manor and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Lewis Morris¬†III¬†was born on April 8, 1726, in Morrisania, New York, into a rich and privileged family. In 1762, upon the death of his father, Lewis inherited the family estate, Morrisania, which covered about 2000 acres, and resembled a small … Continue reading

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