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Paul Cuffe

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Cuffe, Paul (1759–1817), U.S. merchant and sea captain, part African American, part Native American, who encouraged the resettlement of freed slaves in Sierra Leone, Africa. He also supported rights for African Americans in the United States and was instrumental in passing the 1783 law that gave blacks the right to vote in Massachusetts.

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