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February 11

William Rathbone

1819 – William Rathbone was born in Liverpool, England. He was a merchant, ship owner, member of Parliament, and lifelong Unitarian. He refused a peerage because it would entail expense that he wanted saved for charity.

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Emerson lodged at his grandparents’ home, the Old Manse, when he first moved to Concord. Courtesy of the Concord Free Public Library.

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