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. Eliphalet Brush, New York shipowner and merchant, who returned to America from Amsterdam in late
September with dispatches to congress from JA
. He and his brothers, sons of a prominent Huntington, N.Y., merchant, owned extensive
plantations in Demarara, British Guiana, now called Georgetown, Guyana (Conklin Mann,
“Thomas and Richard Brush of Huntington, Long Island,” N.Y. Geneal. and Biog. Rec.,
67:21, 132 [Jan., April 1936];Adams Family Correspondence,4:219
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.