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Gulian Crommelin Verplanck (1786–1870)

Verplanck, Gulian C. An American scholar and writer; born in New York in 1786; died in March 1870. He published anonymously in 1819 a brilliant satirical work, entitled ‘The State Triumvirate.’ In 1825 he was elected to Congress, and published, 1827–30, with William Cullen Bryant and Robert C. Sands, a miscellany entitled The Talisman. Among his other works are his address before the New York Historical Society entitled ‘The Early European Friends of America’ (1818); ‘Essays on the Nature and Uses of the Evidences of Revealed Religion’ (1824); and ‘Discourses and Addresses on Subjects of American History, Art, and Literature’ (1833). In 1846 he brought out his edition of Shakespeare, with notes.