ling to take the principles of that speech as the basis of my administration.
Among other early writers we find Timothy Bigelow, lawyer, many of whose orations from 1767 to 1790 have been preserved, and a Journal of a Tour to the Falls of Niagara, reprinted.
Samuel Hall was editor of the Essex Gazette, New England Chronicle, Salem Gazette, and Massachusetts Gazette, 1768-1807.
Edward Brooks was a contributor to the North American Review.
A unique pamphlet was written in 1847 by Abijah Baker—The Ark, Ships and Shipbuilding, with a Brie History of the Art, and a register of vessels built in Medford.
James Gilchrist Swan wrote Life in the Northwest, in 1857, and later the Amoor River.
He was the author of many monographs on ethnology and made himself an authority, through observation, on the customs and languages of the Northwestern Indians.
Much of his work was given to the Smithsonian Institution, and he filled many important public positions.
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