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Herman Merivale (1806–1874)

Merivale, Herman. An English statesman, political economist, and historical writer, brother of Charles; born at Dawlish, Devonshire, Nov. 8, 1806; died in London, Feb. 9, 1874. He was professor of political economy at Oxford, 1837–42; under-secretary for the colonies, 1848–60; perpetual under-secretary for India. He wrote: ‘Colonization and Colonies’ (2 vols., 1841), the best work on the subject; ‘Historical Studies’ (1865); etc.