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Lathrop, George Parsons -1898 Author; born near Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 25, 1851; son of Dr. George A. Lathrop, then United States consul in that city. He was educated in private schools in New York City, and in Dresden, Germany; began his literary career when twenty years of age; and continued at it with indefatigable energy till the close of his life. He excelled both in poetry and prose, and was a critic of high merit in art and literature. He was also prominent as an editorial writer. He married Rose, a daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne, in 1871. His publications include A Study of Hawthorne; In the distance; Rose and roof-tree poems; Newport; Spanish Vistas; Behind time; Libretto of the scarlet letter; A story of courage, etc. He also edited the standard edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne's works. At different times he was assistant editor of the Atlantic monthly and the Boston Courier; and editor of the Providence Visitor. He died in New York City, April 19, 1898.
Notes Names of those whose graves were marked by the Historical Society, April 19, 1898: John Blanchard, Thomas Bradshaw, Thomas Binford, Capt. Caleb Brooks, Lt.-Col. John Brooks (received title General after close of war), Rev. Edward Brooks (Chaplain), Hezekiah Blanchard, Hezekiah Blanchard, Jr., Jonas Dickson, Benjamin Francis, Benjamin Floyd, Benjamin Floyd, John Le Bosquet, Rev. David Osgood (Chaplain), John Oakes, Lt. Jonathan Porter, James Richardson, John Stimson, Johnes Symmes, Thomas Savels or Sables, Maj. Samuel Swan (received title after close of war), Benjamin Tufts, Samuel Tufts, Samuel Tufts, 3d, Corp. James Tufts, Jr., Samuel Teal, Ebenezer Tufts, Jonathan Tufts, David Vinton. Unknown soldiers, probably from New Hampshire or Maine, who died in Medford during siege of Boston. Mr. John H. Hooper, whose portrait appears in this number of the Register, and whose article on the bridg