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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hinton, John Howard 1791-1873 (search)
Hinton, John Howard 1791-1873 Author; born in Oxford, England, March 23, 1791; became a Baptist minister, and, after serving a church in Reading, accepted a charge in London. He was the author of History and topography of the United States (with his brother, Isaac Taylor Hinton). He died in Bristol, England, Dec. 11, 1873.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Locke, John -1704 (search)
Locke, John -1704 Born in Wrington, Somersetshire, Aug. 29, 1632. His father was a parliamentary captain. He graduated at Oxford, was fond of philosophical studies, associated with men of wit, and chose the profession of a physician. His first public employment was as secretary in a diplomatic mission to the Court of Brandenburg in 1664. While pursuing philosophical studies in 1667, he became acquainted with Lord Ashley (afterwards Earl of Shaftesbury), and by his medical skill advised a surgical operation that saved his lordship's life. By him Locke was introduced to the most distinguished statesmen of the time. He superintended the education of Ashley's son, and assisted him in preparing a scheme of government for the Carolinas (see fundamental constitutions). When Ashley (then Earl of Shaftesbury) was accused of treason (1683), he fled to Holland, and Locke followed him. Locke had held various public offices, but now he remained quietly in Holland until after the revolut
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