George Ticknor Curtis


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(1812–94), Massachusetts lawyer, defended Dred Scott and wrote biographies of his acquaintances Daniel Webster and James Buchanan, as well as a Constitutional History of the U.S.… to the Close of the Civil War (1889–96). John Charaxes (1889) is a novel about the Civil War.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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