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Chickering, Jesse 1797-1855 Political economist; born in Dover, N. H., Aug. 31, 1797; graduated at Harvard College in 1818; later studied medicine and practised in Boston, Mass. His publications include Statistical view of the population of Massachusetts from 1765-1840; Emigration into the United States; Reports on the census of Boston; and a Letter addressed to the President of the United States on slavery, considered in relation to the principles of constitutional government in Great Britain and in the United States. He died in West Roxbury, Mass., May 29, 1855.