Joseph Howe

(1804—1873) journalist and politician in Canada

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 (1804–73) Canadian editor and publisher, son of John Howe, Loyalist printer in Halifax.

As editor and proprietor of the Novascotian (1827–41), he defended himself in a famous libel suit, winning acquittal and launching his political career.


Subjects: Literature — History of the Americas.

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