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Charles Astor Bristed (1820–1874)

Bristed, Charles Astor (“Carl Benson”). An American scholar and author; born in New York City, Oct. 6, 1820; died in Washington, DC, Jan. 15, 1874. He graduated from Yale University in 1839, and from Trinity College, Cambridge, England, in 1845. He traveled extensively in Europe, and was a frequent contributor to the magazines. Among his works are: ‘Five Years in an English University’ (1851); ‘The Upper Ten Thousand’ (1852); ‘Interference Theory of Government’ (1868).