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Schmucher, Samuel Mosheim 1823-1863

Author; born in New Market, Va., Jan. 12, 1823; graduated at Washington College, Pa., in 1840; became a Lutheran clergyman and held pastorates till 1848; was admitted to the bar in 1850, but applied himself to literary work. He was author of Election of judges by the people; Constitutionality of the Maine liquor law; Life of John C. Fremont; Life of Alexander Hamilton; History of the Mormons; Life of Thomas Jefferson; Arctic explorations and discoveries; Life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane; Life of Daniel Webster; Life of Henry Clay; Life of Washington; Blue laws of Connecticut; A history of the Civil War, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., May 12, 1863.

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