Peters, Samuel

Peters, Samuel,

1735–1826, American clergyman and historian, b. Hebron, Conn. Because of his Loyalist sympathies, he fled to England in 1774. There he wrote for English periodicals and published A General History of Connecticut by a Gentleman of the Province (1781). An unflattering and inaccurate description of the colony, it is particularly noted for its misrepresentation of the Connecticut blue laws.
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Elin Odegard, So Jung Oh, Allison O'Hanlon, Devona Onami, Jennifer Ontiveros, Tyler Osborne, Justyn Owen, Brian Pappel, Jin Sung Park, Stephanie Parsons, Erick Pearson, McKenzie Peters, Samuel Petersen, Cody Peterson, Amanda Pfaff, Erika Phillipo, Stacey Phillips, Alexander Pierpoint, Aaron Polter, Tashara Preston, Ryan Queener, Johnnie Ramirez, Nicholas Rea, Alexandra Reiling, Tobias Rhoden, Stephanie Rice, Chelsea Riley, Nicole Ringsdorf, Scott Rinne, Monica Rios-Gomez, Dylan Ripberger, Jacob Roblin, Dongmin Roh, Joshua Rose, Frederic Rosenburg, Kolte Rotherham, Nikolas Ruiz Anderson, Rachel Rust, Brennan Schaufler, Matthew Schmidt, Adrian Scott, Eugene Seock, Jessica Shaddy-Lanz, Aditi Sharma, Nicholas Sharpe, Samantha Sharpe, Jackson Shawn-Hays, Ryan Sherman, Ran Shi, Margaret Simas,
Groomsmen were Sidney Perry Allen Jr., Samuel Gray DeWeese, Matthew Charles Nell, Mitchell Joseph Peters, Samuel Fox Peters, Howard Lee Ray III, Harold Clinton Samuels III, Keith Shands Studdard, Jeffery Martin Tomlinson, Justin Paul Tucker, Justin Keith Waldrop, and David Ticer Young.