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William M. Evarts

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Senator from New York. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of author, editor, and Indian removal opponent Jeremiah Evarts, and the grandson of Declaration of Independence signer Roger Sherman.

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... William was a descendant of the English emigrant John Evarts, who settled in Northwestern Connecticut in the 17th century ... William was a member of the extended Baldwin, Hoar Sherman family, which had many members in American politics ... Hoar, a first cousin of Evarts, was a U.S ...

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    The pious ones of Plymouth who, reaching the Rock, first fell upon their own knees and then upon the aborigines.
    —William M. Evarts (1818–1901)