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Peters, Richard,

1744–1828, American jurist, b. Philadelphia. After serving as secretary of the board of war (1776–81), he was briefly in the Continental Congress (1782–83) and then in the state legislature (1787–91). After 1792 he was a judge of the U.S. District Court for Pennsylvania and handed down decisions in many admiralty cases. He was very interested in the improvement of agriculture.
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HBCU Innovations Track: "Going High-Tech in Higher Education: The HBCU Dilemma," Richard Peters, Xavier University of Louisiana (lead presenter)
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The day's forums were moderated by John Ridpath and Richard Peters of Decoded.
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Submitting this application formally starts the process of taking back the water that was stolen from us 62 years ago when the government issued a private company license to all of the water in Cheslatta traditional territory, which made billions of dollars in profit," said Chief Richard Peters in a statement.
There was a mixture of middle-distance races with the men's mile A race being won by Bristol and West's Richard Peters in 3:58.
Bitchell and Marshall quickly followed Thomas over the line to hold off the challenge of Bristol &West's Richard Peters and Steve Davies of Belgrave Harriers.
Richard Peters, proprietor of the business, said: "There are so many garages out there that don't maintain a good image, especially in the area we trade in, so I wanted my business to stand out and look as professional as possible.
She married Richard Peters on March 11, 1958, in Stevenson, Wash.
Richard Peters, Director of Daymark, said the survey shows that the perception of household income status is very different from reality and that regardless of income there is an over estimation of the number of households on low incomes.
The two other people who have taken out papers for the seat are Richard Peters of 635 Grafton St.
Richard Peters, plant manager, said business in the Northwest has increased significantly over the past 10 years, especially within the apple packaging market.