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Morris, Lewis,

1698–1762: see under MorrisMorris,
family of prominent American landowners and statesmen. Richard Morris, d. 1672, left England after serving in Oliver Cromwell's army, became a merchant in Barbados, and emigrated to New York City when it was known, under the Dutch, as New Amsterdam.
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Morris, Lewis,

1726–98, American political leader, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Morrisania, N.Y. (now part of the Bronx); elder half-brother of Gouverneur Morris. A wealthy landowner and third lord of the manor of Morrisania after 1762, he was prominent among the opponents of British policies and was influential in promoting the provincial convention of New York (1775) and in the Continental Congress (1775–77). After the war he restored his estate at Morrisania, which had been burned and plundered by the British. He continued to be prominent in New York affairs.

Morris, Lewis,

1671–1746, American colonial official, first lord of the manor of Morrisania in New York. The son of Richard Morris (d. 1672; see MorrisMorris,
family of prominent American landowners and statesmen. Richard Morris, d. 1672, left England after serving in Oliver Cromwell's army, became a merchant in Barbados, and emigrated to New York City when it was known, under the Dutch, as New Amsterdam.
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, family), he was born in that part of Westchester co. that is now part of the Bronx, New York City. He inherited large properties in New York and New Jersey, and in 1697 his New York estate was patented as the manor of Morrisania. In 1702, Morris traveled to England to help bring about the fall of proprietary government in New Jersey. He became a bitter opponent of the arbitrary rule of Lord Cornbury, who was governor of both New York and New Jersey, and aided in securing his removal (1708). In 1715 he was made chief justice of New York, but a subsequent struggle with Gov. William Cosby resulted in his removal (1733). Upon the separation (1738) of New Jersey from New York, Morris became the first governor of New Jersey, serving until his death. His stern administration was marked by much opposition and quarreling.
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Pictured are Wirral Met College Football Development Squad - (back row, from left): Dylan Corrie (coach), Aaron Kinnear, Jay Squire, Barry Cox, Danny Tartt, Cameron Shaw, Rees Oldham, Lewis Morris, Elliot Morgan, Ahmed Abdu, Jordan Reddington, Dylan Jones, Connor Starkey & Ste Owens (manager); (front row, from left): Callum Blondel, Charlie Andrews, Liam Siddorn, Callum Jones, Seb Peirce, Adam Edgar, Luke Perry & Tom Mason
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Listening to featured performer Lewis Morris -- one of the co-founders of Flatline Poetry, who will be releasing a new CD at this show -- perform his melodic and forceful rap "Feel Like Home,'' it's clear that this is a writer who doesn't pull any punches and has a knack for finding emotional hooks in otherwise blunt language.
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Back in time: Clockwise from top, the class in wartime costumes; Billie Whitehouse and Alex Snee in uniform; Robbie O'Neil and Daniel Smith in combat; Andrew Price, Owen Smith and Lewis Morris in military costume; and Bobbie Rae Parkes and Elle Sandford on the Home Front.
Nid oedd ar fap mr Lewis Morris a thybiaf mai enw yw sy'n dyddio o oes Napoleon neu Victoria.
THE heartbroken mother of leukaemia sufferer Lewis Morris has told how medics woke her dying son from an induced coma so she could say a final goodbye.
A successful father and son on the fishery's Stephen's Pool were Paul and Lewis Morris, from Blackwood, with more than 60lb of carp.
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