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Manley, John (1734-1793), a United States naval officer. In 1775 he was given command of the schooner Lee, part of a small naval force assembled by George Washington.

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History of Tennessee

The earliest known inhabitants of Tennessee were prehistoric cave dwellers. They were followed by people known as Mound Builders about 3,000 years ago.

History of Michigan

Indians entered Michigan several thousand years ago. The earliest people were probably nomadic hunters.

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