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Pike, James Sheperd 1811-1882

Diplomatist; born in Calais, Me., Sept. 8, 1811; received a common school education; was associate editor of the New York Tribune in 1850-60; exercised a strong influence in uniting the anti-slavery parties in his native State: and was minister to Holland in 1861-66. His publications include A prostrate State; The restoration of the currency; The financial crisis, its evils and their remedy; Horace Greeley in 1872; The New Puritan; and The first blows of the Civil War. He died in Calais. Me., Nov. 24, 1882.

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