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Charles Mackay (1814–1889)

Mackay, Charles. A Scottish poet, journalist, and miscellaneous writer; born at Perth, March 27, 1814; died in London, Dec. 24, 1889. While special correspondent of the London Times in New York during the Civil War (strongly favoring the Southern cause), he unearthed the Fenian conspiracy (1862). He wrote: ‘The Salamandrine, or Love and Immortality’ (1842); ‘Voices from the Crowd’ (1846); ‘Voices from the Mountains’ (1847); ‘History of the Mormons’ (1851); etc.