Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States
GALLATIN, Albert, was born at Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 29, 1761, and died at Astoria, N. Y., Aug.12,1849. He was graduated at the University of Geneva in 1779, emigrated to America, was instructor in Harvard in 1782, and settled in western Pennsylvania in 1785. He took part in the whisky insurrection, was elected United States senator but was unseated by the federalist majority, and served in the house as a democrat 1795-1801. He was secretary of the treasury 1802-14 (See
—See 6 Maine Hist. Coll.; II. Adams' Life of Gallatin, and Writings of Gallatin.
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