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Farmer, John 1789-1838

Historian; born in Chelmsford, Mass., June 12, 1789; became a school-master, but abandoned this profession to enter trade; was one of the founders and corresponding secretary of the New Hampshire Historical Society. [311] Among his works are Belknap's history of New Hampshire; Genealogical register of the first settlers of New England; Histories of Billerica and Amherst, etc., and, in connection with J. B. Moore, the Collections of New Hampshire. He died in Concord, N. H., Aug. 13; 1838.

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