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Edward Deering Mansfield (1801–1880)

Mansfield, Edward Deering. An American journalist and miscellaneous writer; born at New Haven, CT, Aug. 17, 1801; died at Morrow, OH, Oct. 27, 1880. He wrote: ‘Political Grammar’ (1834); ‘Life of General Scott’ (1846); ‘Legal Rights of Women’ (1847); ‘History of the Mexican War’ (1848); ‘American Education’ (1850); ‘Personal Memoirs’ (1879); ‘Utility of Mathematics’; etc. He was for many years a contributor to the New York press over the signature “Veteran Observer.”