Robert Auchmuty (c.1725 - 1788)

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Death: Died in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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Robert Auchmuty (b. Boston; d. December 1788 Marylebone, England), was an eloquent and successful advocate in Boston. He was one of the counsel for the soldiers engaged in the Boston Massacre, and became a judge of admiralty in 1769; but in 1776, being a zealous Loyalist, he withdrew to England. His and Thomas Hutchinson's letters from Boston to England, which were sent back to the colonies by Benjamin Franklin in 1773, caused great excitement.

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1725
1725
1788
December 11, 1788
Age 63
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom