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Alexander Slidell Mackenzie (1803–1848)

Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell. An American naval officer and author, brother of John Slidell the famous Confederate commissioner—“Mackenzie” being assumed later; born in New York, April 6, 1803; died in Tarrytown, NY, Sept. 13, 1848. He published: ‘A Year in Spain, by a Young American’ (2 vols., 1829–31; enlarged ed. 3 vols., 1836), which attained great popularity in England and the United States. Washington Irving commended it highly. He also wrote: ‘Popular Essays on Naval Subjects’ (2 vols., 1833); ‘The American in England’ (2 vols., 1835).