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Daniel Dulany


(1685 1753), Born in Ireland, Dulany arrived in Maryland as an indentured servant in 1703. After gaining his freedom, he won admission to the Maryland bar (1710) and eventually became a judge, attorney general of the province, a member of the legislature (1722 -1742) and of the Governor s Council (1742 -1753) He championed the Colonial cause in his pamphlet "The Rights of the Inhabitants of Maryland to the Benefit of English Laws" (1728). His son, Daniel (1722 1797), was secretary of the province of Maryland (1761 1774) and a leading opponent of the Stamp Act.