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Leigh, Benjamin Watkinslocked

(18 June 1781–02 February 1849)
  • F. Thornton Miller

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Leigh, Benjamin Watkins (18 June 1781–02 February 1849), lawyer, court reporter, and politician, was born in Chesterfield County, Virginia, the son of William Leigh, an Episcopalian minister, and Elizabeth Watkins. Benjamin attended the College of William and Mary, where he studied under St. George Tucker...

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