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date: 20 October 2019

Stevens, Robert Livingstonlocked

(18 October 1787–20 April 1856)
  • Ellsworth S. Grant

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Stevens, Robert Livingston (18 October 1787–20 April 1856), engineer, inventor, and naval architect, was born on his father’s estate, “Castle Point,” in Hoboken, New Jersey, the son of John Stevens, an inventor, and Rachel Cox. His name reflected the close association between his father and Chancellor ...

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