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George Stillman Hillard (1808–1879)

Hillard, George Stillman. A distinguished American lawyer and miscellaneous writer; born at Machias, ME, Sept. 22, 1808; died at Boston, Jan. 21, 1879. As a Massachusetts legislator he was commended by Daniel Webster, and he was conspicuous as an orator. He published ‘Six Months in Italy’ (1853); ‘Life of George Ticknor’ (with Mrs. Ticknor); ‘Life of George B. McClellan’ (1864); also a series of school readers, and an edition of Spenser.