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George Stillman Hillard (September 22, 1808 - January 21, 1879), American lawyer and author, was born at Machias, Maine. September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... For information on the type of fish called Lawyer, see the article on Burbot. ... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... Machias is a town located in Washington County, Maine. ...


After graduating at Harvard College in 1828, he taught in the Round Hill School at Northampton, Massachusetts. He graduated at the Harvard Law School in 1832, and fl 1833 he was admitted to the bar in Boston, where he entered into partnership with Charles Sumner. He was a member of the state House of Representatives in 1836, of the state Senate in 1850, and of the state constitutional convention of 1853, and in 1866-70 was United States district attorney for Massachusetts. Jump to: navigation, search Today Harvard College is the undergraduate portion of Harvard University. ... Northampton, Massachusetts Main Street Northampton is a city located in Hampshire County, Massachusetts in the USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 28,978. ... Harvard Law School (HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... Jump to: navigation, search City nickname: Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Location Location in Massachusetts Government Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 89. ... Charles Sumner Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874), American politician and statesman, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jump to: navigation, search State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... A district attorney is the title of an American public official who represents the government in the prosecution of criminals. ...


He devoted a large portion of his time to literature. He became a member of the editorial staff of the Christian Register, a Unitarian weekly, in 1833; in 1834 he became editor of The American Jurist (1829-1843), a legal journal to which Sumner, Simon Greenleaf and Theron Metcalf contributed; and from 1856 to 1861 he was an associate editor of the Boston Courier. Historic Unitarianism believed in the oneness of God as opposed to traditional Christian belief in the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit). ... Simon Greenleaf (December 5, 1783 - October 6, 1853), American jurist, was born at Newburyport, Massachusetts. ...


His publications include an edition of Edmund Spenser's works (in 5 vols., 1839); Selections from the Writings of Walter Savage Landor (1856); Six Months in Italy (2 vols., 1853); Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan (1864); a part of the Life, Letters, and Journals of George Ticknor (1876); besides a series of school readers and many articles in periodicals and encyclopaedias. Edmund Spenser Edmund Spenser (c. ... George Ticknor (August 1, 1791 - January 26, 1871), was an American teacher and author. ...


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George Stillman Hillard (428 words)
HILLARD, George Stillman, lawyer, born in Machias, Maine, 22 September, 1808; died in Boston, Massachusetts, 21 January, 1879.
Hillard served in the state senate in 1850, and in 1853 was a delegate to the State constitutional convention.
In 1833 he edited with George Ripley a weekly Unitarian paper, entitled "The Christian Register." Subsequently he became associated with Charles Sumner in the publication of "The Jurist." In 1856 he bought an interest in the " Boston Courier," of which he was associate editor until he retired at the beginning of the civil war.
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