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date: 26 February 2020

Seaton, William Winstonlocked

(11 January 1785–16 June 1866)
  • Joseph P. McKerns

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Seaton, William Winston (11 January 1785–16 June 1866), journalist, was born at his family’s stately homestead, “Chelsea,” in King William County, Virginia, the son of Augustine Seaton and Mary Winston, Virginia gentry. Seaton was tutored at home before he attended Ogilvie’s Academy in Richmond. At age seventeen he learned the printing trade in the offices of the ...

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