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date: 17 November 2019

Eliot, Samuellocked

(22 December 1821–14 September 1898)
  • Brendan A. Rapple

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Eliot, Samuel (22 December 1821–14 September 1898), historian and educator, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a well-known business and literary family, the son of William Harvard Eliot and Margaret Bradford. After graduating first in his Harvard class of 1839, Eliot worked for two years in a counting house in Boston. His weak health obliging him to abandon a business career, he traveled for four years in Europe in the first half of the 1840s. Most of the decade following his return to Massachusetts was devoted to writing, his first historical work being the short ...

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