Proceedings Magazine - 1880 Vol 6/2/12

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Charles Morris was born July 26, 1784, at Woodstock, Connecticut, where his family had long resided. The first of his ancestors who settled in America was Richard Morris, who came...

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    Charles Morris was born July 26, 1784, at Woodstock, Connecticut, where his family had long resided. The first of his ancestors who settled in America was Richard Morris, who came from Wales to Boston in 1630. He had previously been...

  • The Autobiography of Commodore Charles Morris, U. S. N.

    About May, 1799, a letter was received from my father informing us that he held an appointment as purser in the Navy, and that he could obtain an appointment for me as acting midshipman, if I would join him soon at Norfolk, Virginia, which he...


 
 

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