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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Hildreth, Richard 1807- 1865 (search)
Hildreth, Richard 1807-1865 Historian; born in Deerfield, Mass., June 22, 1807; graduated at Harvard College in 1829; studied and practised law and wrote for newspapers and magazines until 1832, when he began to edit the Boston Atlas. In the course of many years Mr. Hildreth wrote several books and pamphlets, chiefly on the subject of slavery, to which system he was opposed. He resided on a plantation in the South in 1834-35; in Washington, D. C., as correspondent of the Atlas, in 1837-3
aper; and resided in Demerara, British Guiana, from 1840 to 1843, when he edited, successively, two newspapers there.
Mr. Hildreth's principal work was a History of the United States, in 6 volumes (1849-56). He was one of the editors of the New Yorkthe editors of the New York Tribune for several years.
In 1861 President Lincoln appointed him United States consul at Trieste, but failing health compelled him to resign the post.
and he died in Florence, Italy, July 11, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter
: old 2 Cambridge in three literary epochs (search)
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter
: the 7 World's Convention.— . (search)
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Index to volumes I. And
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1, chapter 8 (search)
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1, chapter 18 (search)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter
: the 5 New England period — Preliminary (search)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Index. (search)
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter
: writers on American history, 17 - 1783 1850 (search)