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L. Hühner, A.M., LL.B.

Counselor at Law, New York City.

Contributions:
SALVADOR, FRANCIS – Prominent patriot in the American Revolution; a member of the Salvador family of London, the name of which was originally Jessurum Rodriguez; died Aug. 1, 1776. Francis was the son of Jacob Salvador, and nephew of Joseph...
SEIXAS – American family, the founder of which removed from Portugal to the United States in 1730.Abraham Seixas: American merchant and soldier; born in 1750 in New York city. He served in the American army and carried despatches for...
SHEFTALL (SHEFTAIL) – American family, well known in Georgia, members of which are at present living in Savannah.Benjamin Sheftall: American merchant; born in England at the beginning of the eighteenth century; died at Savannah. He was one of forty...
TOURO, JUDAH – American philanthropist; born at Newport, R. I., June 16, 1775; died at New Orleans, La., Jan. 13, 1854; son of Rev. Isaac Touro and Reyna Hays. His father was of Portuguese origin and had settled in Jamaica, but went to Newport...