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us: Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844

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    • us: Ponceau, Peter Stephen Du, 1760-1844
    • us: Duponceau, Peter S. (Peter Stephen), 1760-1844
    • us: Duponceau. Peter Stephen, 1760-1844
    • us: DuPonceau, Pierre Étienne, 1760-1844
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    • Birth Place

        Isle de Rhe, France
    • Death Place

        Philadelphia, Pa.
    • Associated Locale

        Philadelphia, Pa.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Philosophical Society
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        • Organization: (naf) United States. Supreme Court
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Law Academy of Philadelphia
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            Native American languages
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                • Sources

                  • found: Bijnkershoek, C. A treatise on the law of war, 1810: t.p. (Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, counsellor at law in the Supreme Ct. of the U.S.)
                  • found: LC in OCLC, 3-10-87 (hdg.: Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844)
                  • found: His An address delivered at the opening of the Law Academy of Philadelphia ... 1821?: p. 211 (Peter S. Duponceau, LL.D., provost of the academy)
                  • found: Library of Congress Manuscript Division for Townsend, John Kirk. Vocabularies of some of the Indian tribes...1835 (Peter Stephen Duponceau; inscribed to)
                  • found: WwW in Am. (DuPonceau, Pierre Étinne [sic] (known in the U.S. as DuPonceau, Peter Stephen); b. Isle de Rhe, France, June 3, 1760; d. Apr. 2, 1844)
                  • found: Wikipedia, viewed January 25, 2013 (Peter Stephen Du Ponceau or DuPonceau, born Pierre-Étienne Du Ponceau, (June 3, 1760, Saint-Martin-de-Ré, France--April 1, 1844, Philadelphia); emigrated to America in 1777; was a linguist, philosopher, and jurist; spent the majority of his life in Pennsylvania; became famous in the field of linguistics for his analysis of Indigenous languages of the Americas.) {}
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                  • 1987-03-27: new
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