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Josiah Quincy

Educator, Politician (4-Feb-1772 — 1-Jul-1864)


Matthew H. Crocker. The Magic of the Many: Josiah Quincy and the Rise of Mass Politics in Boston, 1800-1830. University of Massachusetts Press. 2000. 222pp.

Robert A. McCaughey. Josiah Quincy, 1772-1864: The Last Federalist. Harvard University Press. 1974. 264pp.

Edmund Quincy. Life of Josiah Quincy of Massachusetts. Boston, MA: Ticknor and Fields. 1867.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.852)

  6. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.639)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.593)

  8. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.835)

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