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Henry Jarvis Raymond (1820–1869)

Raymond, Henry J. An American journalist; born at Lima, NY, Jan. 24, 1820; died in New York, June 18, 1869. He first attracted attention by his editorials in the New York Tribune; and on Sept. 18, 1851, founded the New York Times. He was active in organizing the Republican party; and composed the ‘Address to the People’ delivered at the National Convention in Pittsburgh, February 1856. He published: ‘Political Lessons of the Revolution’ (1854); ‘Letters to Mr. Yancey’ (1860); ‘History of the Administration of President Lincoln’ (1864); and ‘Life and Services of Abraham Lincoln’ (1865).