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date: 28 January 2020

Rodney, Caesar Augustuslocked

(04 January 1772–10 June 1824)
  • John A. Munroe

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Rodney, Caesar Augustus (04 January 1772–10 June 1824), attorney general and diplomat, was born in Dover, Delaware, the son of Thomas Rodney, a scholarly merchant and politician, and Elizabeth Maud Fisher. In his youth the family moved between Dover, Philadelphia, and Wilmington. After his mother’s death in 1783, he lived with relatives or friends when not away at school. He was the principal legatee of his uncle ...

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