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Baker, Benjamin Archibaldlocked

(04 April 1818–06 September 1890)
  • Stephen M. Archer

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Baker, Benjamin Archibald (04 April 1818–06 September 1890), playwright and theater manager, was born in New York City. Little about Baker’s early life is known; rumor has it that he ran away from home, arriving in New Orleans as a harness maker, later repairing cavalry gear for ...

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