Thomas Chandler Haliburton

(1796—1865) politician and writer

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born at Windsor, Nova Scotia. As a writer he became known for his The Clockmaker; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville (1836; London, 1837), a satirical and humorous work of fiction. It was followed by other works in the same series designed to stimulate political reform through the satirical observations of the character of Sam Slick, a Yankee from Ohio.

Subjects: Literature.

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