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Hay, Georgelocked

(15 December 1765–21 September 1830)
  • E. Lee Shepard

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Hay, George (15 December 1765–21 September 1830), lawyer and political writer, was born in Williamsburg, Virginia, the son of Anthony Hay, a cabinetmaker, and Elizabeth Davenport. The early death of his father deprived Hay of a college education. As a teenager, he moved to Albemarle County, where he read law under the direction of ...

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