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Chaplin, William L. (William Lawrence), 1796-1871


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1796~
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1871-04-28
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Phillips Academy
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard College (1780- )
        • Organization: (naf) New York State Anti-Slavery Society
        • Organization: (naf) Liberty Party (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Albany Patriot (Newspaper)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Groton (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (State)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
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    • found: nuc89-54940: The Case of William L. Chaplin [MI] 1851(usage on MH rept.: William L. Chaplin)
    • found: Chaplin Fund Committee. Circular from the Chaplin Fund Committee ... William L. Chaplin, a native of Massachusetts, long a resident of the state of New York ... is imprisoned at the city of Washington, 1850.
    • found: MWA/NAIP files(hdg.: Chaplin, William L. (William Lawrence), 1796-1871; note: class of 1817 at Philips Academy, Anover, Mass.; grad. Harvard 1823; studied law; general agent for N.Y. Anti-Slavery Society, 1838-51; temperance and anti-slavery advocate; editor of American citizen; Albany patriot; Chaplin's portfolio; proprietor of Glen Haven (N.Y.) Water Cure 1851-61; b. Groton, Mass. 10/27/1796; d. Cortland, N.Y. 1871)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Chaplin, William Lawrence; abolitionist, lawyer, editor, Underground Railroad conductor; born c.1798 in Groton, Massachusetts, United States; attended Andover Academy and Harvard College; practiced law in Groton (1820s); became involved in abolitionism (1833); gave up his law practice, moved to Utica, New York, became general agent of New York Anti-Slavery Society (1837); joined a Liberty Party, New York (1840); was editor and Washington correspondent of the Albany Patriot (1844); operated a water-cure sanatorium in Glen Haven, New York; died 28 April 1871 in New York, United States)
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