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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
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Peck, George 1797-1876 Clergyman; born in Middlefield, N. Y., Aug. 8, 1797; was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1816; was editor of the Methodist quarterly review in 1840-48, and of the Christian advocate in 1848-52. His publications include Reply to Dr. Bascom on slavery; History of Wyoming; Our country, its trials and its triumphs; etc. He died in Scranton, Pa., July 29, 1876.