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Samuel George Morton
Born (1799-01-26)January 26, 1799[1]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died May 15, 1851(1851-05-15) (aged 52)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education University of Pennsylvania
Edinburgh University
Occupation physician, natural scientist

The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations.
Samuel George Morton
The American Race is marked by a brown complexion; long, black, lank hair; and deficient beard.
Samuel George Morton
The Negroes have little invention, but strong powers of imitation, so that they readily acquire mechanic arts. They have a great talent for music, and all their external senses are remarkably acute.
Samuel George Morton
In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible, and indolent; while the many nations which compose this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character, of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity.
Samuel George Morton