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Taylor, James Wickes 1819-1893 Author; born in Starkey, N. Y., Nov. 6, 1819; graduated at Hamilton College in 1838; admitted to the bar and practised in Ohio in 1842-56; special United States treasury agent in 1860-70; and United States consul at Winnipeg, Canada, in 1870-93. His publications include History of Ohio; First period, 1620-1787; Manual of the Ohio School system; Reports to Treasury Department on commercial relations with Canada; Alleghania, or the strength of the Union and the weakness of slavery in the Highlands of the South, etc. He died in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, April 28, 1893.