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date: 23 October 2019

Dummer, Jeremiahlocked

(after June 1681–19 May 1739)
  • Jonathan M. Chu

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Dummer, Jeremiah (after June 1681–19 May 1739), colonial agent, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Jeremiah Dummer and Anna or Hannah Atwater. Dummer was also known as Jeremy. Scion of a distinguished Massachusetts family, his grandfather Richard was an assistant of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and his father was a noted silversmith and engraver who also served on the council during the interregnum between the two charters....

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