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Dec. 29, 1806: Charles Lenox, Richmond County namesake dies

Dec. 29, 1806: Charles Lenox, Richmond County namesake dies

Richmond County's namesake, Charles Lenox, the third duke of Richmond, died this day at his estate in England. He was considered one of the most progressive British politicians of the 18th century. During his life, he not only served his country both in the army and in government, but he also served the American colonies, zealously advocating for their freedoms. Revolutionary Patriots honored...

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