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Josiah Quincy Jr

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Josiah Quincy, Jr. was born in Boston on a frigid day in February 1744. Though a frail child, he grew up within a strong, already prominent family. He was the youngest of 4, and especially adored his brother Samuel, nine years his senior. Following in Samuel’s footsteps, Josiah attended Harvard and studied law. Josiah presented an impassioned dissertation at Harvard’s 1766 commencement on Liberty. Among those in attendance were …

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