Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
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1881
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
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1899
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Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
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HALE

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HALE, John Parker, was born at Rochester, N. H., March 31, 1806, and died at Dover, N. H., Nov. 18, 1873. He was graduated at Bowdoin in 1827, studied law, was a democratic congressman 1843-5, was "read out of the party" for opposing Texas annexation, became speaker of the state house of representatives, and free-soil U. S. senator 1847-53. In 1852 he was the free-soil candidate for president. (See FREE-SOIL PARTY.) He was a republican U. S. senator 1855-65, and minister to Spain 1865-9.

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