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*William Morris, son of John Morris, who was the son of the second Anthony Morris, the son of Anthony Morris the first, founder of the large family of the name of Morris in Philadelphia, and who came to America in the time of William Penn.(Back)

†Of these, enough has been inserted to exhibit fully the characters of the writers.(Back)

‡It is much regretted that so few letters from Rachel Wells have been preserved.  One or two which have come to light since the volume was printed, show conclusively that she was a woman of superior understanding.(Back)

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, or Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank, but uninvested with heritable honours.  By John Burke, Esq., 4 vols., London, 1838. (Back)

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