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Samuel Pitts

Samuel Pitts, born in Boston in 1745, was a prominent merchant and ship-owner in the West India Trade. Not only was he a participant in the Boston Tea Party, but he was also an officer in the Hancock Cadets and helped to carry out the execution of the resolutions of the Continental Congress. He died in Cambridge in 1836; the location of his grave is unknown.

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