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date: 14 October 2019

Clarkson, Matthewlocked

(17 October 1758–25 April 1825)
  • Jean W. Ashton

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Clarkson, Matthew (17 October 1758–25 April 1825), revolutionary war soldier and businessman, was born in New York City, the son of David Clarkson and Elizabeth French. After attending boarding school in Kingsbridge, New York, he enlisted at age seventeen in a corps of fusiliers under the command of Richard Ritzema and ...

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