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Cozzens, Frederick Swartwout

Steven H. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1356 words.

Cozzens, Frederick Swartwout (11 March 1818–23 December 1869), author and wine merchant, was born in New York City, the son of Frederick Cozzens, a chemist, naturalist, geologist, and...

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Hammett, Samuel Adams

Margaret Thompson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Humour; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 735 words.

Hammett, Samuel Adams (04 February 1816–24 December 1865), merchant and writer, was born probably in Connecticut or New York, though the precise location remains uncertain, the son of...

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Twain, Mark

Louis J. Budd.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education. 8235 words.

Twain, Mark (30 November 1835–21 April 1910), author and lecturer, was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, the son of John Marshall Clemens, a lawyer, and Jane Lampton....

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