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ELLIS, Charles Mayo, lawyer, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 23 December 1818; died in Brookline, Massachusetts, 26 January 1878. He was one of the early abolitionists of Boston, one of the few prominent lawyers who openly opposed slavery, and acted as counsel for Anthony Burns, the fugitive slave. He was the author of a " History of Roxbury," of which only one volume was issued (Boston, 1847).
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