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Gerrit Smith. Courtesy of the Library of Congress (LC-USZ62-15401).


Smith, Gerrit (06 March 1797–28 December 1874), land speculator and abolitionist, was born in Utica, New York, the son of Peter Smith, a land speculator, and Elizabeth Livingston. Smith resided practically his entire life in Peterboro, Madison County, New York, where his father operated a land speculation business. A former partner of ...