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Portrait of Charles Gray at Colchester, England.
Charles Gray (1696-1782), was born at Colchester, England, son of George Gray, a glazier, and his wife Elizabeth.
He studied at Cambridge University and he studied law at Gray's Inn becoming a barrister in 1724.
He was a classicist and trustee of the British Museum.
He donated a collection of Roman coins to the Philadelphia Public Library. The coins were received by Thomas Penn and given to the Library.
He died September 12, 1782 at Colchester, England.