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Miscegenation: the theory of the blending of the races, applied to the American white man and negro..
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Ann Burling was the daughter of Dr. John Burling of Flushing, Long Island. She was married to John Lawrence in 1755. They were Loyalists and during the Revolution they lived in their town house in New York.
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