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Abbott, John Stevens Cabot, 1805-1877

Historian; born in Brunswick, Me., Sept. 18, 1805; brother of Jacob; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1825, and at Andover Seminary; was ordained as a Congregational minister in 1830. and held several pastorates in Massachusetts till 1844, after which he applied himself wholly to literature. Among his notable works are The French Revolution of 1789; The history of Napoleon Bonaparte; Napoleon at St. Helena; The history of Napoleon III.; The history of the Civil War in America; A romance of Spanish history: and The history of Frederick II., called Frederick the Great. He died in Fair Haven, Conn., June 17. 1877.

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