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Silas Wright

Politician (24-May-1795 — 27-Aug-1847)


William E. Chancellor. A Life of Silas Wright, 1795-1847. New York: W. C. O'Donnell, Jr.. 1913.

John Garraty. Silas Wright. New York: Columbia University Press. 1949. 426pp. Reprinted in 1970.

Ransom Hooker Gillet. The Life and Times of Silas Wright. The Argus Company. 1874.

Jabez Delano Hammond. Life and Times of Silas Wright, Late Governor of the State of New York. Hall & Dickson. 1848. 749pp.

John Stilwell Jenkins. The Life of Silas Wright: With an Appendix, Containing a Selection from His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Address Read Before the New York State Agricultural Society. Alden & Markham. 1847. 378pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1256)

  6. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1258)

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